My Ribbon Winning Quilts from the Kentucky State Fair 2018!

Angela Huffman Best Machine Quilting Award

I love the fair. Seriously LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the fair. Growing up, my family and I would go to the fair 4-5 times each year. There is so much to love about the Kentucky State Fair but my favorite thing was always the QUILTS!! I haven’t entered in a number of years but this year […]

It’s Not Too Late to Join the Fun at MQX!

Angela Huffman Peacock Paisley Party Longarm Quilting Class

The annual MQX quilt show in Springfield, IL is only a few weeks away! Do you have plans to visit this amazing show September 27-30? There will be so many beautiful quilts on display and there are lots of amazing classes. At this year’s show I’ll be teaching 9 classes, 2 of which are hands […]

Jump on the Modern Quilting Highway in this Hands On Longarm Class!

Express Lane to the Modern Quilting Highway Hands On Free Motion Longarm Quilting Class

Have you signed up for classes at MQX Midwest yet? Now that the kiddos have moved into their dorms and are starting classes my mind is a little freer to start prepping for all of my classes. Last week I told you a little about one of the hands on longarm quilting classes I’ll be […]

Angela’s Favorite Quilts from MQX Midwest 2016

Angela Huffman shares some of her favorite quilts from the MQX Midwest 2016 show

I’m getting ready – and super excited! – to leave again for Houston and the massive International Quilt Festival. But before I leave I wanted to make sure I shared some of the amazing quilts I saw earlier this month at another great show, MQX Midwest in Springfield, IL. The MQX shows are always a […]

Angela’s Favorite Quilts from Grand Rapids 2016

See some of Angela Huffman's favorite quilts on display at AQS Quilt Week Grand Rapids 2016

I love traveling, so getting to travel to talk to people about quilting and see beautiful quilts is probably the best thing in the world. Last week I was in Grand Rapids, Michigan for AQS Quilt Week, and there were lots of quilts I wanted to share with you. But first, I wanted to share something […]

New Beauties on Display at Quilted Joy!

Irish Chain and Dresden Plate quilts by Liz Kodner, on display at Quilted Joy Studios May 2016

We’re starting a new tradition here at Quilted Joy. Every month or two we’ll be changing out the quilts hanging in the studio to display work by some of our local quilters. Our first featured quilter is our very own Liz Kodner! Liz is one of our longarm teachers , but before getting her own […]

More of Angela’s Favorites from Paducah 2016!

Angela's Favorite Quilts from AQS Quilt Week Paducah 2016

There were so many amazing quilts on display at Paducah this year that I needed to dedicate two posts to them! Below you’ll see even more of my favorite quilts, several of which are in my top five. If you want even more quilty goodness, like and follow me on Facebook and Instagram. I’ll share […]

Angela’s Favorites from AQS Paducah 2016!

Angela's Favorite Quilts from AQS Quilt Week Paducah 2016

Whew, I’ve survived April! In the last few weeks I’ve been to two major quilt show (MQX New England in New Hampshire and AQS Quilt Week in Paducah), visited the set of Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting, and hosted a Road Show. Like I said, I survived! Today I wanted to share a few of […]

Beauties from MQX East 2016

Angela shares some of her favorite quilts from the MQX East show in 2016

April is always one my busiest months of the year with the MQX show at the beginning of the month and the Paducah show to end the month, and this year I added a trip to the Love of Quilting set. Today I wanted to share a few of my favorite quilts from the MQX show […]

My Favorites from AQS Lancaster 2016

Angela Huffman shares some of her favorite quilts that were on display at AQS Lancaster, PA 2016

My spring travel season has officially begun, and it’s off to a great start! Last week I hung out with the APQS crew working the booth at the AQS show in Lancaster, PA. In addition to the fun times in the booth (like this picture of Tony dressed up for St. Patrick’s Day!), I also […]

Mary Bauer’s Opportunity Quilt

Mary Bauer's Opportunity Quilt. Mary quilted this with her APQS George sit down longarm machine.

A few weekends ago was our local Quilter’s Day Out. For the first time in a few years I was able to go and participate with a big booth for Quilted Joy. We brought along a few APQS longarm machines and cut and bundled a lot of our flat fold fabrics into 5 yard and […]

The APQS Road Show is coming April 16!

The APQS Road Show is coming to Quilted Joy on April, 16, 2016

Have you been dreaming of getting your own longarm? Do you already have one, but are ready to upgrade? Come join us at Quilted Joy on Saturday April 16, 12:30pm-3:30pm, for a special seminar about all the wonderful APQS machines! Come and test-drive each model firsthand to find the perfect fit for you and your […]

Quilted Joy Showroom will be Closed for KY QDO

Longarm Schoolhouse Package

We are very busy this week getting ready for our booth at the Kentucky Quilter’s Day Out. We can’t wait to catch up with our quilty friends and meet some new ones! We wanted to let everyone know the Quilted Joy showroom in Louisville, KY will be closed Friday, Feb. 26 – Saturday, Feb. 27. Our […]

Don’t forget KY Quilter’s Day Out is Saturday!

Have Angela speak at your next guild event

We’ve been hard at work the last couple of weeks getting everything ready for the KY Quilter’s Day Out. It’s this Saturday, Feb. 27 from 9am-4pm at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center in Shepherdsville, KY. This year Quilted Joy will have a booth set up with lots of goodies for sale (rulers, thread, and more!) and […]

KY Quilter’s Day Out 2016

Angela shows off a quilt during the trunk show at QDO Lexington

I’m very excited to announce Quilted Joy will be at this year’s Quilter’s Day Out! Amy, Liz, Kelsey, and I will have a booth set up with a few goodies for sale and a couple of longarm machines waiting for you to come play. I’m also very excited, and maybe a little nervous, because I’ll be giving […]

My pick for Best of Show from the AQS Lancaster Quilt Show

I recently got to attend the AQS Lancaster quilt show. It is always fun to walk around the show and decide who I would have given ribbons to. When I saw the following quilt I knew it would have been my Best of Show pick. I’m overwhelmed by how intricate it is and how perfect […]

Incredible Quilts from the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Show- Part 2

Did you see part 1 with all of my other favorite quilts from the show? Don’t miss that post as it also has the Best of Show winner. These quilts were inspiring to me but some of them didn’t get any love from the judges. You just never know what the judges were looking for […]

Incredible Quilts from the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Show- Part 1

Have I told you how much I love my job? I get to travel to some incredible quilt shows to demo the best quilting machine in the industry and meet all kinds of wonderful quilters. I get to eat in great restaurants and see old friends. But the best part is being able to walk […]

More Quilting Lovelies from the Columbus NQA Show

This is part 2 of a two part post. Part 1 can be found here.  Here are some more stunners to share with you from the recent NQA quilt show in Columbus, Ohio. It was made by Jackie Aguilar. I love how she used the applique to provide a border boundary of color around the […]

Columbus Ohio NQA Quilt Show

This is the first of a 2 part post. Part 2 is located here. I just returned from the Columbus Ohio NQA quilt show. This was the first time I’d been to that show and I really enjoyed it. I especially loved this little market place across the street from it that had amazing authentic […]

Best Variation on a Double Wedding Ring I’ve seen

One of the things I love about working quilt shows for APQS and demoing longarm quilting machines is the opportunity to see the quilts entered into the competition. Last week I was at the AQS show in Lancaster, PA and this Double Wedding Ring was entered by Linda West. It knocked me out. I love […]

Costumes at the booth in Houston

The first day of the Houston Quilt Festival fell on Halloween night. Everyone in the booth dressed up. I went as the Quilt Fairy from Longarm Land. I had a crown, septre and quilted cape. Here some photos of everyone. I love working with a company who enjoys having fun!