APQS Mugs and Beaded Scissor Fobs are up in the shop!

I’ve added some items to the online store for your Christmas shopping. 🙂 I made a special order of these APQS mugs that say “Breathe it all in. Quilt it all out.” Isn’t that perfect? The opposite side has the APQS logo. I’ve also placed the exclusive line of hand beaded scissor fobs from LiliCharms […]

Quilting Motif Patterns Released Today!

I’m so excited to share this with you! I’ve been working on some digital pattern packages for a while now and they were released today! You can order them both on paper and as a digital download! Click here to see them!

Cool New Tool

I’ve been to seven major quilt shows this year and at some point many of the products/tools all start to look alike to me. However, at the PA Extravaganza I found a wonderful new tool I’d never seen before and the owners of the company are the nicest people you’ll find. I found their YouTube […]

Recommended Beginning Longarm Pantographs

image of paper pantograph on a longarm machine table with text "Paper Pantographs for Beginners Quilted Joy"

Join the Club for More Tips, Tricks, & Quilty Fun! Great Paper Pantographs for Beginners With Machines 24″ Throat or Bigger I like these larger pantos for our big APQS Mille, APQS Freddie or APQS Lucey longarm quilting machines. Great Paper Pantographs for Beginners With Machines 24″ Throat or Smaller I like these slightly smaller pantos for our […]

Newbie Longarm Machine Owners Starter Kit

I was recently asked by a new APQS machine owner for advice on what she needed to have on hand right after her machine is delivered. I thought other newbies might like the same info, so I’m copying my reply to her here. Fabric: When I got my machine, I went to Goodwill and got […]

These Are a Few of My Favorite [Longarm Quilting] Things

I taught the APQS beginning longarm quilting class yesterday with some awesome new owners! We had a wonderful time but my voice is so tired from spending the day sharing all I could about basic longarm quilting. This class is day long intensive class is included free with every new APQS machine purchase. Dawn Cavanaugh […]