Just a Few Spots Left in the Longarm Schoolhouse

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Longarm Schoolhouse with Angela Huffman

My Longarm Schoolhouse is only a week away! What’s the Longarm Schoolhouse? I’ll be teaching 8 brand new classes during two fun days of longarm quilting. These classes are designed for all skill level quilters and are equally applicable to stand up and sit down quilters. They’re all lecture/demo and I’ll have lots of handouts…

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The Longarm Schoolhouse is Back!

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Longarm Schoolhouse with Angela Huffman

It’s beginning to feel like crunch time! I’ll be teaching a lots of different classes this fall and traveling to different parts of the country to teach those classes. I’ve been busy this week finishing up the handouts for my students at MQX in Springfield – there’s still a few spots left in some of…

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Longarm Guild: A Little Bit This, A Little Bit That

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Kentuckiana Longarm Guild

The Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, September 6 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom. This month Linda will be giving a short talk she’s calling “A Little Bit This, A Little Bit That.” Inspired by several of the questions that come up in our meetings, she’ll talk about a tool, top and…

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Jump on the Modern Quilting Highway in this Hands On Longarm Class!

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Express Lane to the Modern Quilting Highway Hands On Free Motion Longarm Quilting Class

Have you signed up for classes at MQX Midwest yet? Now that the kiddos have moved into their dorms and are starting classes my mind is a little freer to start prepping for all of my classes. Last week I told you a little about one of the hands on longarm quilting classes I’ll be…

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Video Tutorial: Peacock Eye Filler

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Video Tutorial for the Peacock Eye Filler Quilting design

Have you noticed lately that I’m quilting a lot of peacocks and paisleys? I can’t help it, I’m in LOVE with the design! Here’s a new quilting design inspired by paisleys and peacocks. It’s called the Peacock Eye Filler and it’s super simple! Start with the traditional paisley or headband and just add a double…

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Video Tutorial: Clover Sprout Meander

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Video Tutorial Clover Sprout Meander

This month’s APQS video tutorial is a fun meander based on a clover shape. It might look a little complicated, but it’s really simple! Give this design a try and share a picture with us over on the Quilted Joy Facebook page!

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Video Tutorial: Honeysuckle Filler

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Video Tutorial for the Honeysuckle Filler

Today I’ve got a fun leafy quilting design that had me thinking of honeysuckles. This filler design is super simple to quilt. It has straight lines, circles, and S curves, that’s it! It looks great behind applique, but I think it would look really nice if you made it bigger for an all over edge…

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Video Tutorial: Sea Foam Filler

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Video Tutorial for the Sea Foam Filler quilting design. This quilting design looks like moving water and would be at home on many landscape quilts

The Sea Foam filler is really going to speak to any landscape quilters – or folks who want to start making landscape quilts – out there. This is a free and flowy design that reminds me of rushing water and waves. I also love how versatile this design is, it would look gorgeous behind applique…

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Back of Pumpkin Applique Quilt

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Yesterday I posted photos showing the front of Jennifer’s Block of the Month pumpkin quilt she made during a class at one of my local quilt shop gems, The Smocking Shop. Today I thought you’d like to see the back. Jennifer chose a plain muslin back so the quilting is very prominent. You can really…

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Jennifer’s Pumpkin of the Month Quilt

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*The local schools are working on a delay but we are open today, Jan 22* In March of 2013 I decided that I needed to step away from quilting for others. I was doing about 25-30 a month and I was just too frazzled with deadlines. Plus, there were big changes coming my way that…

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