Classes

If you are looking for  our online computerized quilting classes, click here.

Interested in knowing where Angela is teaching outside of her Louisville showroom? Click here for her teaching schedule. Would you like to book Angela to teach at your guild or event? Click here for more information.

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Longarm Machine Owners Gathering, FREE

First Wednesday of the month, 10am. Do you have a stand up quilting machine and would like to join an informal group of other longarm quilters? This group is for owners of ANY brand longarm machine. Bring something for show and tell. Bring a quilt top for the “How would you quilt this” segment to get input from others on how to tackle a top. Each month we will have a small, informal program.

Longarm Machine Quilting with Rulers Spotlight: Straight Edge, $89

Playing with Rulers and Templates for the Beginner, taught by Angela Huffman

Saturday April 20, 12:30pm-3:30pm EST SOLD OUT! If you would like to be added to the wait list, please give us a call at 502-718-7148.

This hands on class will focus on how to use straight edge machine quilting rulers on a longarm quilting machine. The basic straight edge ruler is where most folks start when learning how to use rulers on a quilting machine. We will tackle Stitch in the Ditch techniques, border designs with corners and a few block designs. This class is designed for our rental customers who would like to explore guided custom quilting and for those who own their own longarm quilter and are looking to grow their skills. You’ll share a machine with a sewing partner in this class- limit 2 per machine. A hands on class is the best way to learn these valuable skills. This class is taught by Angela Huffman.

Click here to register for this hands on longarm quilting class.

Breaking into Freemotion on the Longarm, $80

Quilted Joy Freemotion quilting classMay 11, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm EST

This class is designed especially for our certified renters who want to expand their skills. Would you like to break away from using pantographs and design boards? Moving to the front of the machine shouldn’t be scary! Spend a couple of hours with us and play with a number of easy freemotion designs that will work great the next time you rent our machines. This is a hands on class with two people per machine. No supplies necessary, but bring a snack! We’ll take care of everything else!

Click here to register for this hands on longarm quilting class.

APQS Beginning Longarm Quilting Class, $200

(Free for new APQS machine buyers)

Shirtings Quilt APQS

June 11, 2019 10:00am-4:00pm EST

August 2, 2019 10:00am-4:00pm EST

October 11, 2019 10:00am-4:00pm EST

December 6, 2019 10:00am-4:00pm EST

This course is free to those who purchase an APQS machine, but it is also open to those who own a different brand machine. It is designed to help those who own their own stand-up quilting machine regardless of the brand. This is a comprehensive class that covers multiple ways to load a quilt on a frame, how to set tension, how to use pantographs & line them up, basic machine maintenance (APQS specific),  and how to choose threads and batting.  We will also touch on basic custom quilting. It is mainly lecture/demo so be sure to bring something to write with and a list of any questions you may have.  This class covers much, much more than our rental certification course. However, taking this course will also certify you to rent our longarm machines by the hour in the future. Taught by Angela Huffman.  Register for this class by clicking here.

Advanced Beginner Longarm Class, $125

Pineapple log cabin longarm

June 12, 2019 10:00am-2:30pm EST

August 3, 2019 10:00am-2:30pm EST

October 12, 2019 10:00am-2:30pm EST

December 7, 2019 8:30am-12:00pm EST

This course picks up where the APQS Beginning Longarm Class stops. This class offers a broad over view of  custom quilting. Learn easy custom border/corner/sashing treatment. See how to “read” a quilt top and interpret a quilt top to select the best design. Explore some approaches to feathers that are perfect for the beginning longarm quilter. We’ll discuss common problems with quilt tops and how to solve them. We will also introduce ruler work and explore how to use templates. This class offers the birds-eye view of custom quilting so you are ready for more focused and rigorous classes. Taught by Angela Huffman. Register for this class by clicking here.

Longarm Machine Quilting With Rulers Spotlight: Circle Rulers, $89

Playing with Rulers and Templates for the Beginner, taught by Angela Huffman

Saturday June 29, 12:30pm-3:30pm EST

This hands on class will focus on how to use circle machine quilting rulers on a longarm quilting machine. The circle ruler is very versatile and we will focus on the many different ways it can be used. We will tackle custom quilting techniques, border designs with corners and a few block designs. This class is designed for our rental customers who would like to explore guided custom quilting and for those who own their own longarm quilter and are looking to grow their skills. You’ll share a machine with a sewing partner in this class- limit 2 per machine. A hands on class is the best way to learn these valuable skills. This class is taught by Angela Huffman.

Click here to register for this hands on longarm quilting class.

All of these classes and events will be offered at the Quilted Joy Studios in Louisville, Ky.

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