Rule Your Quilt: Quilting Arch Borders

Quilting Arch Borders with APQS Lenni

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, width, and repeat. Let’s grab […]

Rule Your Quilt with Crosshatching

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

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 so much fun quilting with […]

Learn How to Quilt with Circle Rulers!

There is a whole world of possibilities open to you once you’ve mastered the basics of machine quilting with rulers! For almost any design you can think of, there’s a quilting ruler out there to accomplish it. A must have ruler for my stash is a good circle ruler. Circles are so versatile – you […]

Learn Ruler Quilting on a Home Sewing Machine!

Sit Down Machine Quilting With Rulers Spotlight: Straight Edge

Quilting with rulers is the easiest way to really spectacular quilting. The ruler gives you the stability you need to create beautiful designs within blocks, borders, and sashing. But learning how to use the ruler properly can be a little daunting. That’s why I’m so excited to share that this spring I’ll be teaching a […]