Peggy’s To the Moon and Back Baby Quilt

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Peggy found the perfect fabric panel for her baby quilt with cute little animals and the phrase, "I love you to the moon and back." See how Angela quilted this adorable little quilt!

There are so many adorable panels available that are perfect for a baby quilt, and sometimes you don’t need to make a heavily pieced quilt for baby. This is Peggy’s baby quilt, and isn’t it adorable? It’s a quilt panel themed after the saying “I love to the moon and back.” The little owls, sheep,…

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For the Boys

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Judy made this incredible Nashville Predators quilt for her son. Such an amazing quilt!

Girls can be so easy to quilt for. Floral patterns, pink and purple fabrics, as well as blues and geometrics, everything works for a girl’s room. But what to do for the boys? Here are a couple of beautiful masculine quilt designs that these boys are really going to love! Judy’s son is a huge…

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Anita’s Sunny Skies Quilt

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Anita took the Sunny Skies Quilt pattern and made it her own! She brought this super cute scrappy quilt to Angela Huffman for some simple meander quilting.

Take a look at Anita’s super cute quilt! This looks a lot like Missouri Star Quilt Co.’s Sunny Skies quilt, but Anita mixed it up a little. Instead of squares in the background arranged like a checkerboard, she made big squares in a square on point expanding out to the border. Doesn’t it create a…

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Three Ways to Go

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How fun is Judy's Pins and Paws quilt? She quilted it with a bubbles design board at Quilted Joy

There is never just one way to do something right, especially with artistic endeavors. Multiple choices should be seen as multiple opportunities to try something new. With longarm quilting there are so many choices to be made like thread, color, density, and design. In fact, our renters have three different ways to quilt their quilts.…

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Renter Comfort

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Our renters bring in such a wide variety of projects to quilt! Learn how our machines are able to accommodate a wide variety of physical needs.

Here’s what our renters have been doing recently… Rena came in for her longarm certification class and quilted this keepsake quilt for a friend.  The friend assembled clothing that she had purchased for her grandchildren into a very creative top.  Don’t you just love the caterpillars made from round scraps?  Bibs and shirts and socks…

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Our Renters Try Curves and Spirals

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See what our renters have been up to lately! From curvy feathers to continuous spirals, they demonstrate lots of ways to add motion to quilts!

We love our renters – they make studio time so much fun! Helen came in for her rental certification.  She brought in a small version of a jelly roll race quilt, made with 2 1/2″ strips.  As part of the rental certification, we teach you how to use a pantograph or design board as you…

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Keeping It Simple

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In the latest post about Quilted Joy's renters, we see some ladies who keep their quilting simple to let the piecing shine

After spending hours cutting fabric and piecing it together, sometimes my renters don’t want the quilting to be the star. Or sometimes they’re on a time limit and just need something quick and easy. Read on for a few different ways folks have kept their quilting simple! I love, love, love this baby quilt Colleen worked on…

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Some Baby Quilt Fun

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The latest update on Quilted Joy's renters features lots of baby quilts and some fun gifts!

There must have been something in the air because we had several baby quilts coming through the showroom. She made this cute gingham inspired quilt top for a friend using only three colors. Donna says she hates cutting and now that she knows about our AccuQuilt die cutter, she says she won’t make a quilt…

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Our Renters Are Trying New Things

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Renters at Quilted Joy always have great ideas, bold choices, and beautiful quilts. Sometimes leaving your comfort zone makes for the best results. QuiltedJoy.com

DeAnna and Angela are both new quilters, new members of the Nimble Thimbles guild (that I’m also a member of), they’re both working on charity quilts, and they’re both taking their rental certification class. The kicker? They didn’t sign up to take the class together! It really is a small world, isn’t it? The quilts…

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Quilting Friends Come Together at Quilted Joy

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Four friends joined us in the Quilted Joy showroom to take their rental certification class together - QuiltedJoy.com

We had a group of four friends drive all the way from Bardstown, KY to take their rental certification together. This meant we had a full house with almost every machine running! Normally I won’t have this many quilters in for the certification. I learned pretty quickly that with all the new skills we’re covering,…

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