Up Close Quilting with JoAnn HoffmanUp Close Quilting with JoAnn Hoffman - July 30, 2012
JoAnn had been doing embroidery for 20 years when she discovered longarm quilting. She has since built a successful quilting studio and dealershipin the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Service Tip of the Day: Easy Adjustments to WheelsService Tip of the Day: Easy Adjustments to Wheels - July 30, 2012
APQS machines' unique track system has helped quilters glide across the quilts. However, even these wheels need adjustment from time to time to give you great performance

Did you know...How Do You Secure Starts and Stops?Did you know...How Do You Secure Starts and Stops? - July 30, 2012
Quilters for generations have used needles to bury the beginning and ending thread tails on their quilts. However, you may not need to use that extra effort...

Did you know...Simple Sashing Setting SquaresDid you know...Simple Sashing Setting Squares - July 26, 2012
When you're the quilter and not the piecer, you know what a barrel of fun it can be if the sashing strips on a quilt don't quite line up at the corners of the blocks.

Did you know...Do you really HAVE to stitch in the ditch?Did you know...Do you really HAVE to stitch in the ditch? - July 19, 2012
Quilters can make a case for both a "yes" and a "no" answer...

A rose is a roseA rose is a rose - July 17, 2012
Learning how to quilt simple floral shapes, including leaves and vines, is so helpful. If you’re new to freehand quilting,

Up Close Quilting with Angela HuffmanUp Close Quilting with Angela Huffman - July 9, 2012
Angela started quilting in 2000, and quickly established a successful quilting studio and dealership.

See the QuiltSee the Quilt - July 6, 2012
Quilted by APQS Quilt Artists with and APQS Longarm Quilting Machine

Up Close Quilting with Ann JohnstonUp Close Quilting with Ann Johnston - July 5, 2012
Ann is a talented longarm quilter who has an international reputation for her beautiful hand-dyed fabrics and art quilts

Up Close Quilting with Robbi Joy EklowUp Close Quilting with Robbi Joy Eklow - July 5, 2012
Robbi is a talented longarm quilter who travels the nation teaching classes on free-motion quilting, fused appliqué and fabric dyeing.

Up Close Quilting with Caryl Bryer FallertUp Close Quilting with Caryl Bryer Fallert - July 5, 2012
Caryl is an internationally recognized art quilter whose award-winning quilts have appeared in hundreds of national and international exhibitions, collections and publications.

Up Close Quilting with Noriko EndoUp Close Quilting with Noriko Endo - July 5, 2012
Noriko literally paints landscapes with her longarm quilting machine, using thread for colors and stitches for brush strokes.

Up Close Quilting with Denise Tallon HavlanUp Close Quilting with Denise Tallon Havlan - July 5, 2012
We sat down with Denise Havlan, an award-winning quilting artist who is known for integrating fine art skills and tools into her wall quilts.

Up Close Quilting with Marilyn BadgerUp Close Quilting with Marilyn Badger - July 5, 2012
We sat down with Marilyn Badger, a renowned quilting artist and teacher who has appeared on more than 50 PBS quilting shows with Fons and Porter and whose work has been featured in countless magazines.

Up Close Quilting with Karen McTavishUp Close Quilting with Karen McTavish - July 5, 2012
"The things I love about APQS? Where do I begin?" she said. "I love the customer service. I love the control I have of the machine. I love that the machine is easy to maintain. I love that the machine is easy to use and makes me look like a better quilter

Up Close Quilting with Dawn CavanaughUp Close Quilting with Dawn Cavanaugh - July 5, 2012
Ever since I was young, arts and crafts have interested me. Growing up on a farm in Northwest Iowa meant creating your own fun, since trips into town were rare.