Every July all of our friends from the Nimble Thimble guild descend on our shop and take over all of our APQS long arm quilting machines to make quilts for our local children’s hospital.
I’ve said many times that quilters are some of the most generous people in the world. Giving a quilt is such an act of love. When someone wraps up in a quilt, they’re enveloped in the warmth of our love. Running a longarm machine rental studio allows me to see so many quilts made for […]
Have you ever attempted to quilt 50 quilts in a day? That’s exactly what the Louisville Nimble Thimbles did last week! Throughout the year, the guild holds workshops for members of all skill levels to practice their piecing skills. They make hundreds of love covers for the kids at the local children’s hospital every year. […]
The fifteenth century writer John Heywood once said, “Many hands make light work.” Last week, the Louisville Nimble Thimbles proved him right! They brought stacks of tops, batting and backings to quilt for their Cuddle Care program and left with a huge pile of quilted quilts. During the year, Louisville Nimble Thimbles offers a number of educational programs […]
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 […]