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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!
March 9, 2021
Quick Quilt Tops 2021 - help us pick a quilting design!
It’s time for YOU to decide which quilting design below will be the winner in our Quick Quilt Top series. Vote for your favorite!
March 2, 2021
APQS quilting machine table & frame sizes – what you need to know
How much space do you need for your APQS machine? What makes APQS frames unique? What is the maximum quilt size you can quilt with each of our table sizes?