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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.
September 21, 2021
Quick Quilt Tops - see the finished quilt and enter to win it!
Collaboration results in beautiful quilts! We've quizzed you every step of the way in our Quick Quilt Tops series, picked the winning elements, and finally have a finished product. Enter our giveaway for your chance to win this quilt and a basket full of quilting goodies.
September 14, 2021
5 tips for piecing your quilt backing fabric
Piecing backing fabric on a quilt is an important part of the quiltmaking process, and you want to be sure you're doing it right! In this article, Angela Huffman gives you her top five tips for piecing quilt backing fabric.
September 7, 2021
Quick Quilt Tops: Help us pick a quilting design
It’s time for YOU to decide which quilting design will make the cut in our Quick Quilt Top series. Vote for your favorite!
August 31, 2021
Rule your quilt – tips and tricks for quilting with rulers
Machine quilting with rulers can add spice and variety to your quilt tops. The best news is that it isn’t hard to do! In this blog post we’re sharing four articles that help you develop and refine your ruler skills.