The Warmth of Quilts in Colors

Claudia shows offer her butterfly rainbow quilt after quilting it on a longarm machine at Quilted joy

Quilts are warm. We all know that. It is literally the whole point of a quilt. But quilts can be warm to look at as well. Some colors just give off a…

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The Wonder of One Block Wonders

Cheri's One Block Wonder quilt after renting a longarm quilting machine at Quilted Joy

Since Maxine Rosenthal published her One Block Wonder book, it has become a very popular quilt style. The technique takes a single fabric and creates hexagons that resemble a view through…

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Seasonal Flair Adds to the Home

Umbrella quilt, quilted at Quilted Joy

There are people out there that decorate for every holiday. They even have “fall” and “spring” decorations that keep their home ever changing and fresh. I wish I was that person. I…

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We’re All Seeing Stars

XL Star Quilt after longarm quilting

There are many motifs and themes I see repeated in the quilts my longarm renters bring into the shop – hearts, leaves, flowers. But stars seems to reappear more than…

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A Little Bit of Everything

Memorial Quilt with Dresden Plates made from Clothing

One of the things that I love best of quilting is the amount of variety. Quilting as a medium can incorporate any color, any shape, and any theme that the human…

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