For more than 40 years, APQS has been handcrafting the world’s finest quilting machines in our factory in Carroll, Iowa. APQS was previously known by the name American Professional Quilting Systems. Since our inception, we’ve built our company on four key pillars: quality, innovation, excellence and customer service. Over the course of our more than 40-year history, we’ve held on to the down-to-earth Midwest values that have made our company an industry leader.

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Fox Cities Quilt Co.

Appleton’s premier quilt shop featuring high quality fabrics, notions and classes. We’re also your Grace Company dealer!

Longarm sewing machine

BERNINA Q Series/Primitive Gatherings

Primitive Gatherings Specializes in Hand Dyed Wools, Valdani threads, wool kit and fabric kits and patterns. We are also a Bernina dealership with Domestic and Longarm machine sales.




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TLC Quilting

A well rounded quilt shop offering colorful fabrics, kits, patterns, longarms, longarm care, classes and more. We’re about customer support, community, and sewing! We want to see your projects, beginner to professional!

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Quilt Kits & Beyond, LLC

Step into a world of vibrant colors and bold prints as you browse modern cotton fabrics. We also carry a wide assortment of patterns, sewing notions and other essential quilting supplies, as well as providing finishing services such as long arm quilting, custom embroidery and binding. Our store features a down home atmosphere where customers are treated like family members and personalized service is above and beyond the norm!

Full service quilt shop that specializes in kits to help the quilter complete full size projects.

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JUKI America, Inc.

Known for its industrial strength, JUKI is the perfect sewing machine for your home. Providing sewing machines, long arms, a direct-to-garment printer, embroidery, sergers and more.

Handi Quilter employees

Handi Quilter/Quilting Connection

#1 Handi Quilter retailer in the Mid-West. We focus on education, support and service. We also carry Handi Quilter supplies and Superior threads.

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Quilting in the Valley

Quilting in the Valley has four locations to serve your quilting needs: Champaign, La Salle, and Peoria Illinois, and Manitowoc, WI. We carry fabrics, notions, exclusive patterns, BERNINA, Accuquilt, Westalee and more!