Video Tutorial: How to Quilt a Curled Scallops Border

"Video Tutorial Curled Scallops" Learn how to quilt the curled scallops quilting design

If you’re looking for a fun border design, check out my latest video tutorial for APQS. In this video, I’ll show you how to quilt a curled scallops design in the border. Take a look at the video below! Doesn’t that design remind you of Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast? He’s inviting us to […]

Video Tutorial: How to Audition Paper Pantographs on Your Quilt

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There are tons of ideas for how to audition quilting motifs on your quilt top, but what about auditioning paper pantographs on your quilt tops? There’s so much information included on a paper pantograph, it can be a little hard to picture what it will look like stitched out. In my latest video tutorial I’m showing […]

How to Quilt Twin Tulips – Video Tutorial

Video Tutorial: Twin Tulips Quilting Design

Are you ready for a new longarm quilting video tutorial? You may remember the last video showing how to quilt the Daffodils design (if you need a refresher, click here to watch the video again). My newest design, called Twin Tulips, is a variation of those simple elements. Check out the video below. In the […]

Video Tutorial: Daffodils Quilting Design

Video Tutorial: Daffodils Quilting Design

If you’re looking for a sweet floral design for your next baby quilt, you’ll love the Daffodils quilting design! In my latest video tutorial for APQS I’ll walk you through the steps to quilt this adorable little design. I quilted my daffodils in a 2 inch border or sashing space. If you’re quilting this in […]

Video Tutorial: Daisy Love

Learn how to quilt the Daisy Love Edge to Edge machine quilting design in this free motion machine quilting video tutorial from Angela Huffman and APQS.

In my last video tutorial I showed you how to quilt the Daisy Brambles design. In this video tutorial we’re going to start with that same daisy motif and add a sweet heart to it. This design is so romantic and delicate, I think it would look perfect on a wedding quilt or a baby […]

Video Tutorial: Decorative Beadboard

Learn how to machine quilt decorative beadboard in this video tutorial from Angela Huffman and APQS

In my last video tutorial for APQS I showed you how to quilt beadboard or piano keys in your borders. Now that you’ve had time to practice adding those to your quilts it’s time to dress them up a bit! In this video tutorial I show you three different ways to decorate your beadboard border […]

Quilting with Invisible Threads

Have you tried quilting with invisible threads? If you haven’t yet, you might be surprised by them! Invisible or monofilament threads have a bit of a bad reputation. They used to be heavy, stiff, and super strong. The invisible threads of today are still strong, but they’re softer, thinner, and quilt beautifully. Even better, they […]

Video Tutorial: Beadboard

Learn how to quilt Beadboard on a longarm machine in the latest APQS video tutorial with Angela Huffman. The Beadboard or Piano Key design is super simple and looks amazing in big borders on a quilt.

For my latest video tutorial I thought I’d share how to quilt one of my go-to border designs – Beadboard! If you haven’t already tried beadboard or piano keys I highly recommend you give it a try. It’s super easy to quilt and it looks so nice. You’ll also get to see how I use […]

Using the Laser Light on the Front of your APQS Machine

How to use the laser light on the front of your APQS longarm quilting machine

You may have seen a laser mounted to the back of a longarm machine when using a paper pantograph but did you know you can use the laser from the front of an APQS machine too? In this video, Dawn Cavanaugh shows you how easy it is to use the laser for block designs when […]

Video Tutorial: Stones on the River

Learn how to quilt the Stones in the River design, a quilt border design inspired by piano keys and bead board.

For my latest APQS video tutorial I wanted to play with piano keys and bead board a little bit. If you haven’t tried quilting either of these designs in a border yet, I recommend you give them a try! It gives your borders a really beautiful look and they’re super easy to quilt. In the […]

Video Tutorial: Orchid Blossom Filler

Video Tutorial for the Orchid Blossom Filler free motion quilting design

Valentine’s Day was earlier this week, so if you’re still in a romantic mood you’ll love this free motion quilting design! I thought this free motion quilting filler design looked a like those delicate petals on an orchid, so I’ve named the design the Orchid Blossom Filler. It looks a little difficult, but it’s actually really […]

Video Tutorial: Honeysuckle Filler

Video Tutorial for the Honeysuckle Filler

Today I’ve got a fun leafy quilting design that had me thinking of honeysuckles. This filler design is super simple to quilt. It has straight lines, circles, and S curves, that’s it! It looks great behind applique, but I think it would look really nice if you made it bigger for an all over edge […]

Video Tutorial: Meandering Comma Curl

Video Tutorial for the Meandering Comma Curl free motion quilting design

My latest video tutorial for APQS is a fun twist on a meander or loopy meander, called the Meandering Comma Curl. For this simple meander design I added a fun comma curl or puff to the quilting line. You’ll love how flexible this design can be depending on how big or small you quilt it. I […]