Virtual Beginning Longarm Quilting Classes in July

APQS Millie 30 Longarm Quilting Machine has a 30" throat space and lots of room for quilting!

Quilted Joy’s next sessions of the APQS Beginning Longarm Class and the Advanced Beginner Longarm Class are on July 24 and July 25 respectively. Normally these classes would be taught in the Louisville, KY showroom, but due to COVID we’ll be offering this class online. The classes will be live and taught via a private […]

Join us for the APQS Road Show on April 9, 2020!

Quilted Joy APQS Road Show Longarm Quilting Experience April 9, 2020 12:00-3:00pm 10302 Bluegrass Parkway Louisville, KY

Are you ready to take the next leap in your quilting journey? Join me at the Quilted Joy showroom on Thursday April 9, 2020 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 to discover […]

The FREE APQS Road Show is Coming to Quilted Joy on April 13

APQS Road Show the Longarm Quilting Experience April 13, 2019 12:30-3:30pm 10302 Bluegrass Parkway Louisville, KY

Are you ready to take the next leap in your quilting journey? Join me at the Quilted Joy showroom on Saturday April 13, 2019 12:30-3:30pm, 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 […]

Join Me for the FREE APQS Road Show on December 1!

APQS Road Show the Longarm Quilting Experience Dec. 1, 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm 10302 Bluegrass Parkway Louisville, KY

Are you ready to take the next leap in your quilting journey? Join me at the Quilted Joy showroom on Saturday December 1, 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm, 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 […]

Techniques for Quilting Around Applique

Techniques for Quilting Around Applique, QuiltedJoy.com, Paper Dolls Quilt with machine quilting by Angela Huffman

I recently recorded an episode of the Fons and Porter Love of Quilting program all about techniques to use when quilting around applique quilts. The featured quilt for this episode was one I did for Pam that was just adorable. She made this for her lucky grand daughter and I’m ready to be adopted. 🙂 […]

Will You Join Me for the APQS Road Show?

The APQS Road Show will be visiting Quilted Joy on Saturday April 7, 2018 1-4pm

Are you ready to take the next leap in your quilting journey? Join me at the Quilted Joy showroom on Saturday April 7, 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm, 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 […]

Using the Laser Light on the Front of your APQS Machine

How to use the laser light on the front of your APQS longarm quilting machine

You may have seen a laser mounted to the back of a longarm machine when using a paper pantograph but did you know you can use the laser from the front of an APQS machine too? In this video, Dawn Cavanaugh shows you how easy it is to use the laser for block designs when […]

The Irish Chain Grows Feathers!

The Irish Chain quilt Jennie Beth asked me to quilt is starting to grow some glorious feathers in its border. Take a peek at my progress and learn about my big announcement!

Jennie Beth’s quilt now has feathers in the outside border and wavy interconnected lines through all of the one-inch pieces in the middle. If you click here, you’ll see the drawing I did on her quilt to show her the ideas I had for her quilt top. She chose the version with more traditional feathers. […]