Cheri’s Patriotic Tumbler Block Quilts for Twin Grandsons

Patriotic Themed Tumbler Block Quilts

Parents and grandparents of multiples can probably relate to Cheri’s dilemma. She wanted to make quilts for her grandsons. Normally, this would be a fun and easy project. But because her grandsons are twins, the quilts can’t be exactly the same and they also can’t be too different. Cheri, I can certainly appreciate your struggle! […]

Video Tutorial: Daisy Love

Learn how to quilt the Daisy Love Edge to Edge machine quilting design in this free motion machine quilting video tutorial from Angela Huffman and APQS.

In my last video tutorial I showed you how to quilt the Daisy Brambles design. In this video tutorial we’re going to start with that same daisy motif and add a sweet heart to it. This design is so romantic and delicate, I think it would look perfect on a wedding quilt or a baby […]

Lots of Squares!

Lattice of Love quilt, pieced by Rena and machine quilted at Quilted Joy

There a large variety of shapes that go into quilts. These next quilts show off a few examples of what can be done with squares. Each is unique and beautiful in their own way. Lynn has made these first two quilts for her granddaughters. The design is called Vegetable Soup and she used vintage styled […]

Renters in the Spirit of Giving

Quilted Joy's renters get into the Spirit of Giving with lovely quilts they'll be giving to others

I’m back in the studio after a nice and relaxing Thanksgiving break. Did everyone else have a wonderful holiday weekend? I’m not big on Black Friday shopping, but I am starting to think about my holiday giving. If you’re needing a little inspiration for gifts, take a look at some of the quilts my renters […]

Applique Kitties!

Rosemary appliquéd kitties to this quilt for her granddaughter! Angela added the Daisy Pantograph to give it a nice finishing touch - QuiltedJoy.com

Quilted Joy was invaded by kittens! They’re not only cute and loveable, but they’re colorful too! Rosemary made this appliquéd kitty quilt for her preteen granddaughter. Every block has it’s own kitty, and each kitty is made with a different fabric. Rosemary found all kinds of fun, girly fabrics with bright colors and lots of fun prints and […]

A Christmas Quilt and Newbie Renters

Our renters are always working on such fun quilts! - QuiltedJoy.com

Now that it’s December, it’s definitely time to get into the Christmas spirit! Or at least just a little bit :). When Coleen pulled out this quilt top, Kelsey was ecstatic!   Watching A Christmas Story multiple times during its 24 hour marathon on TV is one of Kelsey’s family traditions, so that leg lamp focus panel had her spouting […]

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

Bug Jar Quilt Boy Quilt

Linda finished another bug jar quilt.  My kids love it when I work on bright novelty quilts like this.  I did a meandering butterfly with a few dragonflies thrown in.  The frog on the top will get a button eye.   Linda made this quilt for her grandson.  Lucky, lucky boy!  Perfect boy quilt, don’t […]