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November 30, 2021
How to face a quilt (with video)
Sometimes traditional binding just isn't what your quilt needs! In this video tutorial, Dawn Cavanaugh breaks down a great technique called facing.
November 23, 2021
Tips for quilting with metallic thread
Any time of year is the right time to add a little sparkle to your quilts, but it’s especially fun to use metallic threads on Christmas quilts, holiday table runners, tree skirts, and even stockings and ornaments. Though metallic threads have a reputation for being unruly and a bit difficult to work with, there are several tricks you can use that can help move it from the naughty list to the nice list in time for the holidays.
November 16, 2021
Ten great uses for batting scraps
We all love scraps but using up your batting scraps can be tricky! In this article, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shares ten ways to use batting scraps.
November 9, 2021
Video Tutorial: Loops-a-Daisy
Looking for some quilting inspiration? In this video tutorial, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shows you how to quilt the "Loops-a-Daisy" border design. This fun, flowery design would work well with any floral quilt you're creating.
November 2, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Christmas Time table runner
Looking for some quilting inspiration? This FREE Christmas Time table runner pattern from APQS Dealer Suzan Pons is quick to put together and will fill your home with holiday spirit!
October 26, 2021
How to sew mitered border corners
Have you ever thought that a striped fabric or border print would be perfect for your quilt, but you didn’t like how the corners looked with straight cut borders? Don’t abandon those stripes—use mitered corners instead! In this article, APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh shows you how to sew mitered border corners.
October 19, 2021
How to attach borders to a quilt top
Wavy borders on a quilt top are no fun! In this article, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman gives you her expert tips for attaching borders to a quilt top.
October 12, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Summer Breeze
Looking for some quilting inspiration? This FREE Summer Breeze quilt pattern from APQS Dealer Sheridan Kay is an inspiring take on a classic layer cake.
October 5, 2021
Video Tutorial: Curlicue Hearts
In this video tutorial, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shows you how to quilt the "Curlicue Hearts" border design. This sweet, fun design is great for any small border you have.
September 28, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Disappearing Nine Patch Flower
Looking for some quilting inspiration? This FREE Disappearing Nine Patch Flower quilt pattern from APQS Dealer Julia Graves of Special Occasion Quilts is a new imagining of a classic pattern.