Beginner’s Guide to Machine Quilting

Get started with machine quilting with the Beginner’s Guide to Machine Quilting. 

Some of the topics covered in the Beginner’s Guide to Machine Quilting series include:

  • How to Quilt Feathers
  • Choosing Thread for your Quilt
  • Machine Quilting Thread Types
  • Thread Weights and
  • How to Read a Thread Label
  • Batting Types
  • Quilting with Specialty Fabrics
  • And so much more!
Angela Huffman's 5 BEST Binding Tips!

Our 5 BEST Binding Tips Everyone Should Know!

You’ve made your quilt. You’ve quilted your quilt. Now, you have one final step – binding! Since quilting binds us together I thought I’d bundle up my 5 BEST binding tips for you.  1) Use a Binding Chart Grabbing a calculator to make sure you have enough strips to make the

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Quilting Arch Borders with APQS Lenni

Rule Your Quilt: Quilting Arch Borders

There are so many beautiful ways to quilt a border. One of my favorite ways to fill in a quilt’s border is to grab an arc ruler and create beautiful arch designs. I love how versatile the simple arch design can be thanks to easy changes to the arch’s height,

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Setting Your Bobbins Tension

How To Set Tension On A Longarm Quilting Machine

Tension. The Secret Recipe.👩‍🍳 Have you ever watched one of those cooking shows and discovered a delicious looking recipe that looked easy on television but when attempted in your own kitchen the results are terrible? Setting tension on a longarm machine can feel a lot like that. It can look

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Using a ruler to quilt a crosshatching quilting design on a longarm quilting machine

Rule Your Quilt with Crosshatching

Few quilting designs seem as classic as crosshatching. Crosshatching is found in traditional, contemporary, and modern quilts. I love using crosshatching to fill large spaces or behind applique to allow the piecing to really shine. Of course, to quilt that simple grid I’m relying on my favorite rulers. I have

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Quilting with Circle Rulers - Angela Huffman shares tips and ideas for adding circles to your quilting

Rule Your Quilt: Quilting with Circle Rulers

Adding circular motifs to your quilting can give fabulous results. The perfect symmetry of a circle really draws the eye and the circle itself can be a container for beautiful free motion quilting. But quilting a perfect circle can be a bit challenging. That’s where quilting with circle rulers comes

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Rule Your Quilt - Ruler Work on Patriotic Quilts

Rule Your Quilt: Ruler Work on Patriotic Quilts

I have so much fun quilting with rulers. The designs you can create with a simple ruler can be beautiful, intricate, and inspiring. This year I’m writing a series of articles for Quiltmaker Magazine and APQS all about machine quilting with rulers. My latest article was recently published in the

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Angela Huffman- Triplet Momma. Quilter. Teacher. Thread Bimbo

I’m Angela- Co-host of the Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting PBS show. APQS Long arm Dealer and Educator. Triplet Momma. Designer. Thread Bimbo.

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