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March 31, 2020
Business Spotlight: Q&A with Barbara Heller, owner of Quiltservice
Barbara Heller, owner of the Swiss-based Quiltservice, goes into the details of owning a small quilting business with APQS Educator and Dealer Angela Huffman. Find out how prioritizing craft has made Barbara's business a success.
March 24, 2020
Free quilt pattern: Chunk It Up!
Social distancing is the perfect time for all of us to brush up on our quilting skills. Start by utilizing this FREE "Chunk It Up" quilt pattern from Whirls'n'Swirls store owner Tracey Russell! Just a change in fabric choice can make this pattern look totally new.
March 17, 2020
Quick Quilt Top Series - win our finished quilt!
This bright and colorful quilt came to fruition through your votes on layout and design. You helped us create this lap quilt and now it's your chance to win it!
March 10, 2020
APQS Video Tutorial: Tulip Dance
APQS dealer and educator, Angela Huffman, walks us through the creation of her cute and easy "Tulip Dance" quilt border. It's the perfect way to bring a little spring to your quilts this season.
March 3, 2020
Quick Quilt Top series - help us pick a quilting design
It’s time for YOU to help us figure out which quilting designs below will make the cut in our Quick Quilt Top series. Vote for your favorites...
February 25, 2020
Quick Quilt Top series - help us pick a design layout
We need your help for our next Quick Quilt Top series - take a look at the 10 designs we've created using the Drunkard’s Path block and vote for your favorite...
February 18, 2020
APQS Video Tutorial: Curled Sprout
Use this "Curled Sprout" design from APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman to add tiny, adorable details to any quilt!
February 11, 2020
Free quilt pattern: Springtime Tulips
Explore the world of appliqué with this easy, step-by-step tutorial for Springtime Tulips by APQS retailer Suzan Pons!
February 4, 2020
How to completely bind your quilt by machine
With this trick from APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh, we're going use the machine to completely bind the quilt by sewing the binding to the back of the quilt first and then wrapping it around to the front.
January 28, 2020
APQS Video Tutorial: Love Border Design
Add a truly personalized touch to your quilts with this handwriting border design from APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman!