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May 17, 2022
How to choose the perfect thread for your longarm quilting project
Follow along as APQS Dealer Julia Graves shows us how to choose the perfect thread for your longarm quilting project. She says it's all about the...
May 10, 2022
Video Tutorial: Border Design Feather fills
Manipulating feathers around the border can be tricky. Follow along with APQS Dealer and Educator Lauren Jackson as she shares all the tips and tricks to get...
May 3, 2022
Video Tutorial: Correcting tension issues
Tension issues are something that every quilter runs into. It is important when you see a tension issue, you know how to...
April 26, 2022
The case for attaching your quilt completely to the top and back rollers
The trend of floating a quilt started several years ago and has been adopted by many quilters. However, it's important to remember that not all quilts are perfectly straight when the loading process starts...
April 19, 2022
Free quilt pattern: What a Trip!
Looking for some quilting inspiration? This free What A Trip quilt pattern from APQS Dealer Heidi Kaisand takes full advantage of strip sets.
April 12, 2022
Video Tutorial: How to use rulers to stitch a Wide Arch border
Follow along with APQS Dealer & Educator Lauren Jackson of Bold Notion Quilting as she uses rulers to design, divide and stitch a wide Arch Border, using minimal markings.
April 5, 2022
Advice for longarm quilting newbies
New to longarm quilting or just need some refreshers? We asked APQS owners across the country what their top pieces of advice to new longarm quilters are...
March 29, 2022
Quick Quilt Tops 2022: win our finished quilt
It's time to announce what quilting designs made the cut for our Quick Quilt Top Series! Click to see how the votes stacked up and learn how you can win the quilt.
March 22, 2022
Free quilt pattern: Tulip Wheels
Looking for inspiration for your next quilt? Download our FREE Tulip Wheels pattern that is perfect for spring time...
March 15, 2022
Quick Quilt Tops 2022: Help us pick a quilting design
It’s time for YOU to decide which quilting design will make the cut in our Quick Quilt Top series. Vote for your favorite!