Three Fabulous Jelly Roll Quilts from our Longarm Renters

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Kathleen displays her Jelly Roll Race Quilt with red, white, and blue nautical themed fabrics at Quilted Joy after her longarm quilting machine rental

Precut fabrics can be a lot of fun and a fast and easy way to add to your stash or make a gift. Jelly rolls in particular are great for beginner quilters or more experienced quilters looking for a quick project. There are lots of fun ways to play with those 2.5″ x 44″ fabric strips.…

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Dreaming in Quilt? Join Me for the FREE APQS Road Show!

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Test Drive Longarm Machines during the APQS Road Show at Quilted Joy in Louisville KY

Are you ready to take the next leap in your quilting journey? Join me at the Quilted Joy showroom on Saturday August 25, 2018 12:00pm-3:00pm, for a special seminar about all the wonderful APQS machines! Come and test-drive each model firsthand to find the perfect fit for you and your quilting goals. What better way…

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APQS Beginning Longarm Class is August 3!

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New APQS Owners

On Friday August 3, I’ll be teaching the APQS Beginning Longarm Class at the Quilted Joy showroom in Louisville, KY. This is a comprehensive lecture and demo class that answers the question that every new longarm machine owner asks themselves, “I just bought this big machine, now what do I do?” 🙂 In this class…

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No Longarm Guild Meeting in July

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Kentuckiana Longarm Guild meets the first Wednesday of every month at 10 am in the Quilted Joy Showroom

The July meeting for the Longarm Guild falls on July 4, so we will not be meeting next week. The shop will also be closed for Independence Day as well, so we hope everyone enjoys the holiday! We’ll see everyone in August for the next guild meeting. Would you like to receive email reminders for…

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Free Motion Quilting on a Domestic Sewing Machine Class

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Learn to Machine Quilt on your home sewing machine during the Machine Quilting Primer: Wholecloth Baby Quilt Class

I am absolutely in love with the adorable Anna’s Garden panel designed by Patrick Lose! Isn’t it just the sweetest? The playful illustrations and faux quilt top design just make my quilty heart sing. It’s also the perfect panel for my free motion quilting on a sit down machine class. That faux quilt top look…

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New Paper Pantographs Available!

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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 things up, and now have some exciting new designs available for you! For our longarm renters, don’t be worried. All your old favorites are still here…

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Our Renters Make Fabulous Quilts with Simple Blocks!

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T-shirt quilt for a teenage girl.

Intricate complicated piecing designs are amazing to look at. These are the show stoppers that demand attention at competitions or hanging on your living room wall. But not every quilt needs to be ornate. A lot of times, we just want a warm quilt to curl up in on a cold winter’s evening. The following…

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Start Free Motion Quilting in my Longarm Class

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Quilted Joy Freemotion quilting class

In May I’ll be teaching my hands on Breaking into Freemotion on the Longarm Class and I’d love for you to join me! Pantographs and design boards look stunning when quilted. But there is a whole world of possibility in free motion quilting! The challenge is knowing where to start. Moving to the front of the machine shouldn’t…

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