Are you ready to take the next leap in your quilting journey? Join Angela Huffman at the Quilted Joy showroom for a special seminar about all the wonderful APQS machines! Come and test-drive each model firsthand to find the perfect fit for you and your quilting goals. What better way to discover how a longarm can make your quilting more fun, fulfilling, and even profitable?
Designed for quilters who do not currently own a longarm machine, this seminar includes valuable information about owning your first longarm.
If you’re ready to purchase your longarm, we’ll be offering special deals on all machines.
The Road Show takes place at Quilted Joy, located at 10302 Bluegrass Parkway, Louisville, KY 40299. This event is FREE! Please register using the form below so we have a good idea of how many people will be coming!
We are monitoring the ever-changing COVID-19 situation and are following guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Kentucky. We are taking extra precautionary steps to ensure the safety of our attendees including requiring everyone to wear a face mask, limiting the number of individuals in attendance, making sure social distancing is practiced, and ensuring a clean and sanitized environment. Click here for more information on the changes we’ve made to ensure the safety of our friends, visitors, and staff.
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The APQS Road Show is for anyone interested in purchasing a longarm quilting machine. The seminar is designed for quilters who do not currently own a longarm. This is an opportunity to learn more about APQS as a company and all the fabulous machines we offer. Plus, we’ll have special deals on all the machines that will only be available to those attending the Road Show!
While we will spend some time discussing how to use and maintain APQS machines, it will only be a brief overview. If you are a current longarm owner looking for more information about how to use your machine, we recommend you consider our APQS Beginning Longarm class instead. This is an in depth class about using the machines and comes free with the purchase of a new APQS longarm machine!
The APQS Road Show is your opportunity to learn all about APQS longarm quilting machines! APQS Dealer Angela Huffman will begin talking about APQS and what sets our machines apart from other brands. We’ll then talk about each of our machine models and their differences. After the presentation, you’ll be able to play on all of our machines! We’ll have fabric loaded on all the machines and paper pantographs and design boards for you to quilt with. Don’t worry – you don’t need to know how to use the machine yet! Our Quilt Fairies will be ready to show you how to start and stop the machine and answer your questions!
Yes! We’ll be able to offer some of the best deals on APQS machines during our Road Show.
Absolutely! We’ll have fabric loaded on all of our APQS longarm machines for the Road Show. We’ll also have paper pantographs and design boards on the machines so you can see the different ways to use a longarm machine. You’ll have an opportunity to quilt with each model of machine. We’ll also have our computerized machines ready for demonstrations too!
Our APQS Road Show takes place at the Quilted Joy Showroom in Louisville, KY. We’re located at 10302 Bluegrass Parkway, Louisville, KY 40299.
And don’t forget, Louisville is in the Eastern time zone!
The APQS Road Show is about 3 hours long.
Sometimes. The APQS factory releases batches of certified used machines a few times a year. Used machines come with your choice of size table – there’s no difference in price. And all used machines from APQS come with a limited factory warranty. If there are any used machines available during the APQS Road Show, we will definitely talk about them during the seminar! Click here if you’d like to be notified when used APQS longarm machines become available!
No. An important part of the APQS Road Show is the opportunity to test drive all our machines. Unfortunately, that isn’t something we can offer virtually.
The APQS Road Show takes places at our Louisville, KY showroom.
Yes! Spouses, siblings, parents, friends, potential business partners, and others are all welcome and encouraged to come along! We do ask that young children stay home – these are large machines and we don’t want any little fingers to accidentally be pinched or poked by our machines.
We are also monitoring the ever changing COVID-19 pandemic and following guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Kentucky. As a result, space is limited to better ensure social distancing. We ask that you please limit your group to 1 or 2 people so others are still able to attend.
Unfortunately, no. All of our APQS longarm machines are made to order in Carroll, Iowa. During the Road Show, you’ll be able to test drive each of our machine models. If you find the perfect machine for you, you’ll be able to place an order for your machine with a fully refundable $500 deposit.
There are several wonderful hotels near Quilted Joy! You can find a list of our favorites at the bottom of this webpage. There are also lots of fabulous restaurants in town! Some of our nearby favorites include Mark’s Feed Store, Havana Rumba, & Joella’s Hot Chicken. But our favorites are always changing – so feel free to ask while you’re here!
We are requiring everyone to wear fabric face masks that fully cover your nose and mouth in our store. We have hand sanitizer stations spread throughout our store, including at our shop entrance and every machine. We will also have plastic covers on the handles of all our machines and will provide plastic gloves during machine play time.
Angela Huffman is the co-host of Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting PBS show. She is an Blue Ribbon longarm quilter, national APQS Educator, APQS Dealer and a certified APQS tech. She has been longarm quilting for 12+ years and is a recognized expert in the field. As your dealer, Angela will guide your longarm adventure and be there to support you in every way.
Call or email Angela Huffman with you longarm machine questions!
I have an APQS dealer closer to me, but I went a little further so that I could deal directly with Angela—she is definitely worth it
I purchased an APQS machine through Angela and it was an easy and reassuring process
Oh my gosh, Angela is THE best. As a new owner, my questions were endless as was her patience!!
I feel so much more confident that I can master this equipment and use it to its full potential. Thanks Angela!
I bought my APQS Lucey at Quilted Joy. I've received excellent training and prompt response when I have had questions.