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April 21, 2020
Free quilt pattern: Luscious Luster
There is so much more to quilting than meets the eye. APQS dealer Julia Graves proves it with her art theory-based approach to creating a stunning quilt design. Learn how to make your colors POP with her design hack and the FREE Luscious Luster quilt pattern.
April 14, 2020
APQS Video Tutorial: Lotus Lollipop
Nothing screams Zen like the sound of your APQS longarm! Use your Coronavirus social distancing time to practice this Lotus Lollipop border design from APQS Dealer and Educator, Angela Huffman. It’s perfect to add a little bit of spring to any quilt!
April 7, 2020
Reference chart for quilt sizes
With all the variables of today’s beds and styles, we created a handy reference chart to give you a starting point when designing your next quilt size.
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!