Just How "Tight" Are You?Just How "Tight" Are You? - September 25, 2012
When the quilt is stretched firmly on the frame, any air space created by the batting is crushed by the quilt layers.

Get to the "Point" - Inserting Your NeedleGet to the "Point" - Inserting Your Needle - September 25, 2012
Lots of discussion has abounded regarding the best needles for your APQS quilting machine.

Quilt As Desired...A designer's epitaph!Quilt As Desired...A designer's epitaph! - September 18, 2012
How many of project patterns have you come across that contain the words "Quilt As Desired?"

Machine applique tipsMachine applique tips - September 18, 2012
When you really have to get things done, fusible web and machine applique come to the rescue.

Up Close Quilting with Matt SparrowUp Close Quilting with Matt Sparrow - September 14, 2012
Matt Sparrow is an APQS dealer who started Sparrow Studioz in Edmonton, Alberta, where Matt and his wife rent, sell and service APQS longarm’s to local Canadian quilters and more than 300 certified renters.

Fast fun fall fabricFast fun fall fabric - September 12, 2012
You can capture some of this fall spirit with a quick and fun project that you can complete right on your longarm!

Flannel facts and fablesFlannel facts and fables - September 12, 2012
Who can resist the feel of that soft, cuddly fabric against your skin when the temperature starts to dip and the evening chill encourages you to throw the windows open at night?

Setting your batteries to rechargeSetting your batteries to recharge - September 4, 2012
With Labor Day in the books, now is your chance to revitalize yourself in preparation for those long winter nights when you really WANT to quilt!

Blanket stitch with a longarm?Blanket stitch with a longarm? - September 4, 2012
Autumn presents the perfect time to put a small project together to give the technique a try.