How to adjust top tension on APQS quilting machines
May 2, 2017
Beautiful quilting stitches are easy to achieve thanks to the simple disk thread tensioner on APQS longarm quilting machines. In this video, APQS Customer Service & Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh shows how easy it is to adjust your top tension!
Dawn Cavanaugh is the Education Director at APQS.
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