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January 31, 2023
Video tutorial: Heart and Loop border design
We've got the perfect border design for your Valentine's project! Follow along with APQS dealer Lauren Jackson as she shows us this fabulous design!
January 24, 2023
15 creative designs for your next quilt
We're here to help quilters find the perfect quilting design for their quilt! Check out some of our favorites in this article....
January 17, 2023
Free quilt pattern: Sweet Stars
We've got a free quilting pattern that is sure to brighten any space in your home. Sweet Stars is a clever twist on a simple star design and works with a variety of different fabric prints and colors.
January 10, 2023
Comparing warranties for longarm quilting machines
Dreaming of purchasing a longarm? Check out what factors you should be considering when deciding what brand of longarm to purchase.
January 3, 2023
Three Aspects of Color series
Choosing the perfect color palette for your quilt can be tricky. Julia Grave's color series dives into the three aspects of color and how to pull it all together.
December 27, 2022
Our most popular blog articles of 2022
These are the quilting articles our readers have come back to again and again. Check out APQS' most popular blog posts of 2022.
December 20, 2022
Free quilt pattern: Spin
Looking for a quilting pattern to use for a holiday themed quilt and much, much more? Spin is a clever twist on a simple block design that pairs perfectly with any color scheme.
December 16, 2022
Piece for Peace: a quilter's call to action leads to an outpouring of support for Ukraine
Claudia Pfeil's Piece for Peace campaign has resulted in 22,850 blocks used for quilts made for Ukrainian refugees...
December 13, 2022
Video Tutorial: Ornament design
Looking for the perfect quilting design to complete your holiday quilt? Follow along with APQS dealer Lauren Jackson as she shows us how to stitch an ornament design!
December 6, 2022
How to fit a longarm quilting machine in your space
Making room for a longarm machine in a small space can be tricky. APQS dealer Julia Graves shares creative ways that APQS owners have created space for their machines.