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May 14, 2021
APQS longarm giveaway winner check-in: Ralph and Deborah
In the summer of 2020, Ralph and Deborah of Berea, KY, got the surprise of a lifetime when they won a new Lenni quilting system from APQS. We gave them a call recently to see how they've been getting along with their new machine.
May 11, 2021
Video Tutorial: Dandy Dew Drops
In this video tutorial, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shows you how to quilt the "Dandy Dew Drops" border design. This whimsical, two-pass design is easy to accomplish and comes out looking intricate!
May 4, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Stripped Ease
APQS Dealer Barb Mayfield came up with a perfect way to use your favorite Jelly Roll fabric in this free quilting pattern called "Stripped Ease."
April 27, 2021
What you can expect at an APQS Road Show
Are you thinking about investing in a longarm quilting machine? From features to financing to machine size there is a lot of information to sort through, and things can quickly become overwhelming. That’s where the APQS Road Shows come in.
April 20, 2021
Reference chart for common quilting shapes
For those who don't like to memorize formulas, we created a handy reference chart to help you do the math when quilting common shapes.
April 13, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Daffodil Punch
Dawn Cavanaugh's free quilt pattern uses jelly roll fabric and was inspired by the contrast between bright spring flowers and the winter-bare earth from which they sprout. You're going to love it!
April 6, 2021
Video Tutorial: Inchworm Border
In this video tutorial, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shows you how to quilt the "Inchworm" border design. This fun, two-pass design is perfect for spring!
March 30, 2021
Video Tutorial: Triangle Two Step
In this video tutorial, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shows you how to quilt the "Triangle Two Step" border design. This graphic, fun design is the perfect border for modern quilts!
March 23, 2021
Quick Quilt Tops 2021 - We have a winner!
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.
March 16, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Flight Path
Lyn Crump's foundation-pieced free quilt pattern will make you feel like you're flying on cloud nine!