Rule Your Quilt with Crosshatching

Using a ruler to quilt a crosshatching quilting design on a longarm quilting machine

Few quilting designs seem as classic as crosshatching. Crosshatching is found in traditional, contemporary, and modern quilts. I love using crosshatching to fill large spaces or behind applique to allow…

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Longarm Guild: Facing!

Quilt with Facing

The Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, August 1 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom. This month Karen volunteered to discuss finishing quilts with facing. Don’t forget to…

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New Paper Pantographs Available!

Quilted Joy has added to it's collection of Paper Pantographs! Check out the new designs available now!

Do you ever find yourself needing to freshen things up a bit? I was feeling that way about some of the paper pantographs available in the shop. So I’ve changed…

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Longarm Guild: Storage Ideas

How do you store your quilting supplies?

The Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, April 4 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom. We all have so many quilting supplies – pantos, thread, rulers, the list…

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Quilting with Invisible Threads

Have you tried quilting with invisible threads? If you haven’t yet, you might be surprised by them! Invisible or monofilament threads have a bit of a bad reputation. They used…

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Video Tutorial: Beadboard

Learn how to quilt Beadboard on a longarm machine in the latest APQS video tutorial with Angela Huffman. The Beadboard or Piano Key design is super simple and looks amazing in big borders on a quilt.

For my latest video tutorial I thought I’d share how to quilt one of my go-to border designs – Beadboard! If you haven’t already tried beadboard or piano keys I…

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Introducing Microquilter!

MicroQuilter Neutrals Stitch in the Ditch Collection

Superior Threads recently introduced an awesome new thread called Microquilter. Microquilter is a 100 wt super-fine polyester thread. It is the same weight as Kimono silk (also made by Superior…

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