Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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I hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend! I’m looking forward to having everyone home for a few days and spending time with them. This means the studio will be closed for a couple of days this week. Check out our hors for the weekend below. Wednesday, November 22: Open, 10am-5pm Thursday, November 23: CLOSED…

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We’re Looking for a Friendly Face to Join our Team!

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Quilted Joy is Hiring

We are growing again! We have an opening in our Louisville, KY showroom for a Part Time Customer Care Associate, $10/hr. This job includes but isn’t limited to: working with our fabulous customers who rent our longarm quilting machines by the hour, checking in inventory and operating the cash register. No prior longarm quilting machine…

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TJ Maxx Signage Gets New Life And Some Quilts, Of Course!

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I recently got a big shipment of some pretty amazing rulers. The problem was that I didn’t have any place to display all these new fancy pants rulers. The answer? TJ Maxx! Well, not exactly the store- more like the remnants of a store. One of my local TJ Maxx stores was being liquidated and I…

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Video Tour of new APQS Showroom inside Quilted Joy Studios

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I did a quick video tour of the showroom for you so you can see all the progress that has happened over the last month. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly e-newsletter so you are notified any time we add new classes or events. Get in here! You will LOVE it! http://youtu.be/-g547UywFDc

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Grand Opening Was a Success! (Winners revealed too!)

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We had a wonderful turn out for the Grand Opening of the APQS showroom inside Quilted Joy Studios. Lot of people stopped by to play on the machines and do a little shopping. We also announced our upcoming classes which you can find listed here. Sign up soon as the spaces are limited! Plus, I’m…

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Before and After shots of the showroom

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Before… After…. Tomorrow is the big GRAND OPENING of the APQS Showroom and Education Center inside Quilted Joy Studios from 10-4pm We will be giving away door prizes every hour (must be present to win). Everyone who stops by in person tomorrow will be entered to win a Janome Mini Sewing machine too!  Stop by…

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Some Good News and Some Bad News

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Yesterday I drove up to the Cincinnati area to install an Intelliquilter system on a customer’s new APQS Freedom. I got to her subdivision and noticed that the whole subdivision was covered in rumble strips. I thought that was a little odd. Who covers the ENTIRE subdivision in rumble strips. They weren’t positioned every 50…

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Shop Progress: Making my AccuQuilt Studio Die Cutting Station

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cutting Station cabinet

While cruising through my local Habitat Restore I stumbled upon this pile: What does it look like to you? I adore the green color. Who knew I’d fall in love with GREEN cabinets, eh? Plus, they were $10 each! Of course they had to follow me back to the shop. Where they were bolted together and…

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