Floral Quilts are Blooming!

Margie's floral quilt was a gift for a young woman going through chemotherapy

Flowers are blooming here at Quilted Joy. Floral motifs are so popular with fabric designers, so it is not uncommon for us to see many beautiful quilts sporting a floral design. They can be as unique and elegant as there are unique and elegant blossoms in the world. Here are a handful of some of […]

Split Rail Quilts from the Renters

AnnaMaria made this Split Rail Fence quilt with pastel batik fabrics.

Split rails are a type of quilt that involves a set of strips cut into a square to form a block. The arrangement and orientation of those blocks then forms the design of the quilt. As simple as this may sound and as easy as they are to create, the designs and the options you […]

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 […]

Christmas Time is Here

Valerie designed this adorable Santa wallhanging quilt herself! She said it was inspired by a Christmas card.

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful,..” And a warm quilt just makes the inside so much more delightful! Nothing warms the soul more than a cuddly Christmas quilt. These ladies got into the season and created some beautiful seasonal favorites. Julie used this Frosty panel for her rental certification class. She used the snowflakes design […]

Classics Reimagined

Pinwheel Block Quilt

The word classic means “judged over a period of time to be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind.” What this means, is classic quilt designs are classic because they have stood the test of time and are considered appealing no matter the age. But beauty can be added to, and innovation can bring […]

Lisa’s Hexies Quilt (Times Two!)

Hexagon Quilt Hexies Quilt

Have you ever made a quilt and had so much fun, you needed to make another one right away? Lisa knows how you feel! Lisa made these two very similar (and very cute!) hexagon quilts. One is for herself and the other one is for her daughter. This first one has a modern feel with […]

Fun Springy Table Runners

Quilted Table Runner

If you’re needing a little pick-me-up, take a look at these two bright table runners from Deborah. The colors and prints are so cheerful, I can’t help but smile! And I absolutely adore her cherry backing fabric, it’s so cute! Deborah is a brand new quilter. Her friend is teaching her how to quilt. Don’t […]

Busy Busy Renters!

The elves were busy at Quilted Joy during the holiday season. Here are a few of the projects that were quilted here recently!

The holidays are always a busy season at Quilted Joy.  So many quilters are busily working on presents for their family and friends or finishing up UFOs to meet annual goals.  We think it’s safe to post pictures now, so let’s see what they were working on! Colleen has become the master of efficiency.  She brought in five table […]

Baby Quilts and More from Our Renters

Our renters work on a variety of quilts. In this latest post, we share some of the baby quilts they've been working on.

Linda was very confident at her certification class. She wasn’t afraid to try longarm quilting and wasn’t afraid of messing up her project. Her quilt top was simple and that helped her to not be attached. What a perfect environment to be free and learn! Linda practiced the pantograph Periwinkle, which complemented the floral fabric […]