Longarm Renters Playing with Colors to Make Ombre

Amanda's Color Gradation Quilt after longarm quilting at Quilted Joy

Ombre has been called the perfectly imperfect art. It is when you dye or paint something with one color or shade of color on one side and blend it to another color or shade of the same color on the other side. The result can be mesmerizing. The following longarm machine renters had fun playing […]

Stars in Quilts are Classic and Popular

Erin's Big Stars Quilt

I typed the words “stars in quilts” into a search engine and got 39,000,000 results in just a couple of seconds. Obviously I could not look at every one of the 39,000,000 pictures, but all of the images on the first few pages I looked through were of stars in quilts. Stars are one of […]

Carol’s Block of the Month

  One of my local quilt shop gems, Among Friends Quilt Shop, has a block of the month program where you pay a fixed amount upfront and if you bring in that month’s block completed the following month, you’ll get the new months’ block/fabric free. It is a wonderful way to learn new skills and […]

Joan’s Starry Block of the Month

  Joan completed this block of the month quilt offered at one of my local quilt shop gems, Among Friends Quilt Shop. Joan selected Oh, My Feathers as the all over, edge to edge quilting pattern in a white thread. It looks beautiful! Quilted Joy Blog Stop by QuiltedJoy.com for design inspiration, quilting options and […]

Mystery Block of The Month Quilt of Stars

This quilt is a block of the month mystery quilt I did for one of my local quilt shop gems, Among Friends Quilt Shop.  I was asked to keep this quilt a secret and then I forgot to post it once the quilt was revealed. I was so swamped in the last part of December […]