Video Tutorial: Starts and Stops
December 30, 2019
Watch this in-depth video from APQS Education and Service Director, Dawn Cavanaugh, to learn her favorite hacks for three simple starts and stops quilting methods!
Dawn Cavanaugh is the Education Director at APQS.
Quilt basting techniques for a longarm quilting machine
In this video, you'll discover techniques for securing your quilt layers together on a longarm quilting machine. We cover everything from stabilizing the edges when loading it to your frame...to earning extra money basting the quilt for hand quilters. APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh even shows you how to baste the quilt if you're a sit-down machine quilter.
Banishing bulky seams
Whether you quilt for others or quilt yourself, you've most likely encountered a few mountains of fabric at patchwork intersections. Here are a few tips from the APQS team to help you avoid roadblocks or needle breaks from bulky seams!
How you can secure starts and stops
If you are still using needles to bury the beginning and ending threads on your quilt, you are missing out on ways to be more efficient! Check out these two methods using your longarm machines.