About Us

Susan and Chris

Susan and Chris

Chris Wenz and Susan Rubino are sisters, working together to make your quilt the best it can possibly be. Over the Top Quilting Studio is the love of quilting by sisters and their Mom working together. Please contact us.

Our mission – A Journey in Fabric: We have been in business since 2001 and quilters since 1976!

Ready to start the wonderful journey of creating (or finishing) your quilt? Please contact us.

How does Over The Top Quilting Studio understand your needs? Our unique consultation assures we learn about you and the person who will receive the finished quilt. We listen to you so the result is your quilt. Your dream quilt top is enhanced with customized design. Your T- Shirt blocks are artfully designed by our experienced quilters. Your memory quilt comes alive when we collaborate with you to meet your dreams. Want to learn more?

To create your quilt we apply what we’ve learned in 40 years of quilting, in creation of hundreds of quilts of all types and sizes, and what we’ve learned from working with hundreds of quilters and clients. We use the highest quality materials on your quilt.

Chris Wenz: Chris is a quilter, designer, and artist. She lives in Cedar Park, Texas. Chris is an experienced businesswoman and a dervish of creative energy. She may surprise you with her expansive and exciting creative ideas. 

Chris Wenz of Over The Top Quilting Studio

Chris Wenz of Over The Top Quilting Studio

Susan Rubino: Susan is also a quilter, designer, and artist. She lives in Austin, Texas. Susan is an experienced executive and businesswoman.  

Susan Rubino of Over the Top Quilting Studio

Susan Rubino of Over the Top Quilting Studio

More about Mom – Thelma Macaluso: Mom is our creative genesis. Born in 1920, Mom is active and vibrant with her unique fabric art creations, coupled with her oil paintings and love of all things art. She is also our chief binder and “frogger,” removing any errant or unwanted stitching.

Thelma - our mom and our creative genius

Thelma – our mom and our creative genius

 Our Studio:

We opened our APQS Studio in Central Texas in early 2015. Please come visit us, meet other quilters, see our wide array of longarm quilting products, and marvel at the precision and capability of our APQS longarm quilting machines. Interested? Please contact us.