Striking Latticework sets a quilt apart

AnnaMaria's Latticework quilt after quilting it on a longarm machine at Quilted Joy

Many of us have homes that are made of brick or stone. And when you talk about your house or the appearance of that house, we say, it is brick or stone. But it’s not just brick, is it? There is mortar that holds it all together. That mortar is important. You could sew the blocks right […]

Video Tutorial: How to Quilt Spaghetti Swirls

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I’m not a big fan of the quilt police. There are so many rules in life, I don’t need to be constrained by rules in my quilting too. In my latest design video tutorial for APQS I’m throwing out the rule book to create a sashing design I’m calling Spaghetti Swirls. The Spaghetti Swirls sashing […]

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: Ribbon Candy Bubbles

Ribbon Candy Bubbles, a fast and beginner friendly quilting design for sashing and borders.

Looking for a fast sashing design? Here’s a fun variation on the traditional ribbon candy design called Ribbon Candy Bubbles. This flowy design would look perfect on a holiday themed quilt and is very beginner friendly!

Video Tutorial: Rooster Plume

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For the latest APQS video tutorial I demonstrate how to quilt the Rooster Plume border. This design will look great on a masculine quilt, or even the elusive teenage boy’s quilt! This design will work in a border or sashing space and I even show you how to turn the corner.