Kathy’s Polka Dot Pineapple Block Quilt

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Pineapple block quilt with bright polka dot fabrics

The Polka Dot Pineapple Block Quilt. Try saying that one three times fast! 🙂 Isn’t Kathy’s pineapple block quilt just fabulous? I’ve had the pleasure of quilting Kathy’s quilts for a few years now and each one is so delightful. We must have the same taste in fabric, color, and pattern because I want to…

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Centering In

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Judy free motion quilted this gorgeous quilt on an APQS longarm quilting machine at Quilted Joy

As we all know, quilts are made up of blocks or units that are frequently the same design if not the same fabrics or colors. How you arrange those blocks does a lot to the overall effect of the quilt. The following renters chose to have concentric squares drawing your eye to the middle. Each…

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Lots and Lots of Quarter Circles!

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Circles Quilt

Look at this interesting layout! Anita used a neutral color palette and quarter circle blocks, arranged strategically, to create really fun optical illusions of circles disappearing behind each other. She must have had a blast arranging her blocks! Here at Quilted Joy, we have many wideback fabrics – over 130 total. Anita took advantage of…

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Contemporary Double Wedding Ring

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This contemporary double wedding ring quilt needed the right combination of pantograph and thread to allow its beauty to shine through!

Lynn recently brought in this contemporary double wedding ring top to be quilted.  This is a family gift to a couple who recently married. The quilt top appears to be Metro Rings, a design from Sew Kind of Wonderful.  This pattern uses strip sets constructed of jelly roll strips.  The strip sets are then cut into the curved…

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Sandy’s Log Cabin Quilt Variation

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I’m not sure what the name of this pattern is. Knowing Sandy, it is likely an original design but don’t quote me on that. 🙂 Sandy is one of the nicest people you’d ever meet. She is kind and generous and TALENTED. Plus, she enjoys the same color palette as I do… vibrant! I’m pretty sure you…

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