Video Tutorial: Stones on the River

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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…

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Video Tutorial: Orchid Blossom Filler

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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…

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Video Tutorial: Meandering Comma Curl

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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…

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Fieldtrip to Judy’s Fern Tutorial

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Feathers for the Timid Longarmer, taught by Angela Huffman

Some folks get really intimidated by free motion feathers. They can be challenging because the eye can easily tell when the traditional feather shape isn’t symmetrical. A great “beginner” feather uses leaf or fern shapes on a spine instead of a feather. Over at Judy’s blog, she has a wonderful tutorial on how to make…

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