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December 5, 2023
How to stitch in the ditch with a longarm quilting machine
Elevate your longarm quilting with professional precision! Read more our tips and tricks for stitching in the ditch.
November 28, 2023
Video tutorial: Scallops filler
Check out the Scallops filler that can be used on both dense and loose quilting jobs. Follow with APQS dealer Lauren Jackson shows us this unique border design on her APQS Lucey.
November 21, 2023
Free pattern: Fall Forest Floor
Transform your home into an autumn wonderland with the free Fall Forest Floor quilt pattern. The 3-D leaves resemble a colorful autumn stroll.
November 14, 2023
How to load your quilt onto a longarm quilting machine
Correctly loading your quilt onto your longarm quilting machine is the key to quilting success! Join Lauren Jackson as she shows two different methods.
November 7, 2023
Must-have tools for new longarm quilters
Whether you're new to longarm quilting or just looking to step up your quilting game - APQS dealer Angela Clark is sharing her go-to quilting tools.
October 31, 2023
Preparing your quilt for a longarm quilter
APQS retailer and educator Angela Clark has some tips and tricks to make sure your quilt is prepped and ready to for a longarm quilting makeover.
October 24, 2023
Autumn-themed quilting designs
Autumn is in the air! We've rounded up some our favorite autumn-inspired quilting designs that will pair perfectly with your next quilting project!
October 17, 2023
Free quilt pattern: Harvest Time
Embrace the beauty of autumn with this month's free quilt pattern, Harvest Time. This pattern is a great chance to utilize all your fall-themed fabrics.
October 10, 2023
The benefits of adding a hydraulic lift/automatic quilt advance
Here are two APQS accessories that can help you quilt with ease and be a lot more comfortable while doing it!
October 3, 2023
Quilting with rulers: piano keys
Ruler work can jazz up any quilt! Follow along with APQS educator and retailer Karen McTavish as she demonstrates how to quilt the Piano Keys quilt design.