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Gender Neutral Quilts from the Renters

Kathleen's ombre wall hanging, quilted at Quilted Joy

Every quilt has a theme. Whether it is done with the color, or the quilting pattern or a print in the fabric, every quilt has a vibe that appeals to one person or another. For whatever reason, it is very common and very easy to make a feminine or girly quilt. Pinks, flowers, hearts, etc. […]

Variety Is the Spice of Life!

Campbell Ridge Elementary School

I’ve written before about how much we enjoy the variety of quilts that our renters bring in to quilt. This post will reflect some of that variety – have fun! First, we have a jelly roll quilt pieced and quilted by Judy. Some call this design the “1600-Inch Quilt” because it uses a jelly roll, […]

More new renters and quilts!

Catch up with Quilted Joy's renters to see the beautiful quilts they're working on at the APQS longarm studio

Nancy and Kim belong to the same guild and recently learned to use an APQS  longarm machine together at our studio.  They had such a great time that they’ve both been back since to quilt more tops! Here is Nancy’s rental certification class quilt.  This is often called a signature quilt – see the diagonal […]

T-Shirt Quilt Camp – Wrap-Up!

Barb shows off the finished T-shirt quilt she made during the T-shirt Quilt Camp at Quilted Joy

On Saturday, our fearless adventurers finished up their T-shirt quilts on the third day of T-Shirt Quilt Camp.  In their first session, they learned how to use the heat press to stabilize their T-shirts, then selected a layout for their tops.  In the second session, they cut out sashings and borders and assembled much of […]

Our Newest Longarmers!

Quilted Joy's renters are always working on fun projects! - QuiltedJoy.com

Take a peek at the projects our renters have been working on here at the Quilted Joy showroom. Joel is a local artist whose latest show included several quilts. Joel custom quilted all of them with very specific and strict lines and patterns. On his dark blue sawtooth quilt he used a clamshell stencil and […]

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