Free Motion Quilting is Fun for our Renters

Of all the different ways to quilt, free motion quilting is fun for our longarm quilting machine renters. You decide what the design will be and make your vision come to life.

There are a variety of different ways to quilt a quilt. First, you can use a design board or groovy board which is a board with grooves carved into it that guides the long arm with a stylus. Then there are paper pantographs, which are long pieces of paper with a design you follow with […]

Fun at the Dip, Dye, and Dabble Day Camp

Over the weekend we held our first Dip, Dye, and Dabble Day Camp, and we had a blast! Pat Sturtzel, our teacher for the weekend, started with the basics of dyeing and put all the beginning dyers at ease. She walked us through the dyeing process one step at a time. We started with simple manipulations which looked […]

Dip, Dye, and Dabble Day Camp Rescheduled!

Learn a variety of hand dyeing techniques at the Dip, Dye, and Dabble Day Camp! -

With lots of snowing coming through the Ohio River Valley this weekend, we’ve made the decision to reschedule the Dip, Dye, and Dabble Day Camp to February 11-13, 2016. Everything about the camp is remaining the same, we’re just changing the date and hoping for much better weather! We do have a few spots available […]

Dye Your Own Beautiful Fabrics!

Pat Sturtzel's log cabin quilt with fabrics she dyed herself. Learn to dye your own fabrics at the Dip, Dye, and Dabble Day Camp at Quilted Joy Jan 21-23, 2016

If you’re anything like me, you maybe have a bit of a fabric habit. Who can resist those lovely batiks? Or the great textures and patterns? And the colors! Maybe that habit isn’t so small 😉 In the upcoming Dip, Dye, and Dabble Day Camp, you can indulge your fabric habit while creating your own dyed fabrics. Instructor […]