Virtual Beginning Longarm Quilting Classes in July

APQS Millie 30 Longarm Quilting Machine has a 30" throat space and lots of room for quilting!

Quilted Joy’s next sessions of the APQS Beginning Longarm Class and the Advanced Beginner Longarm Class are on July 24 and July 25 respectively. Normally these classes would be taught in the Louisville, KY showroom, but due to COVID we’ll be offering this class online. The classes will be live and taught via a private […]

Join me for a Quilting Cruise!

Cruise with Angela

Quilting takes me to many places and opportunities I never expected. I’ve met incredible people and traveled all over the world. All because of quilts! Next spring I’ll embark on another exciting and unexpected quilting adventure – a quilting cruise! Update: Registration for the Cruise has closed! On March 1-8, 2020 I’ll be one of […]

Learn How to Quilt with Circle Rulers!

Machine Quilting with Circle Rulers Class

There is a whole world of possibilities open to you once you’ve mastered the basics of machine quilting with rulers! For almost any design you can think of, there’s a quilting ruler out there to accomplish it. A must have ruler for my stash is a good circle ruler. Circles are so versatile – you […]

Start Free Motion Quilting in my Longarm Class

Quilted Joy Freemotion quilting class

In May I’ll be teaching my hands on Breaking into Freemotion on the Longarm Class and I’d love for you to join me! Pantographs and design boards look stunning when quilted. But there is a whole world of possibility in free motion quilting! The challenge is knowing where to start. Moving to the front of the machine shouldn’t […]

We’ve Got Some Exciting Classes Coming Your Way!

Claudia Pfeil Master Quilter DVD

I have been hard at work putting together my spring schedule of classes and I’m so excited for everything we have coming up! We’ve got everything from piecing techniques to machine quilting on the stand ups AND the sit down domestic machines. So are you ready to learn a lot this spring? Take a look […]

The Longarm Schoolhouse is Back!

Longarm Schoolhouse with Angela Huffman

It’s beginning to feel like crunch time! I’ll be teaching a lots of different classes this fall and traveling to different parts of the country to teach those classes. I’ve been busy this week finishing up the handouts for my students at MQX in Springfield – there’s still a few spots left in some of […]

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 […]

Thank you, Judi!

Angela Huffman and Judi Madsen

Last week, Judi Madsen visited Quilted Joy to teach for four very busy days.  She arrived in the middle of a storm system that brought severe thunderstorms, heavy rain and tornadoes, weather that they do NOT see in Utah – what a welcome!  Judi taught eight different classes over two days, then did it all over again for a second […]

New Class: Advanced Beginning Longarm Quilting

Yesterday I taught the APQS Beginning Longarm Quilting class to a big group of new APQS owners. I love teaching this class but there is always so much I want to tell them and just not enough hours in the day! This class runs from 10-4 and I still get to the end and think […]

Karen McTavish Is Coming To Teach At the APQS Showroom in Louisville!

I’m so excited. One of my personal quilting idols, Karen McTavish, is coming to teach May 15-17, 2014! Can you hear me squealing with excitement? Karen is a master quilter whose techniques work equally well on longarm machines and sit down domestic machines too. She is the author of 5 amazing books and has won […]

APQS Beginning Longarm Quilting Class offered January 25

Every new and used machine purchased from APQS comes with a free Beginning Longarm Quilting class. This class is comprehensive and incredibly valuable. We will cover tension, thread choice, batting choice, multiple ways to load a quilt, how to set up a pantograph, how to realign a pantograph for subsequent rows, how to deal with […]

Beginning Longarm Quilting Class this Saturday Dec 7 in Louisville

Every new and used machine purchased from APQS comes with a free Beginning Longarm Quilting class. This class is comprehensive and incredibly valuable. We will cover tension, thread choice, batting choice, multiple ways to load a quilt, how to set up a pantograph, how to realign a pantograph for subsequent rows, how to deal with […]

New Class: 10 Snazzy Sashing Designs- Hands On Longarm Free Motion Class

This is going to be so FUN! Nov 20, 2013 12:30pm- 3:30pm $89 Sometimes those small spaces on a quilt can be challenging to fill. In this hands on longarm machine class we’ll learn 10 different ways to quilt small sashing spaces. This class will be limited two students per APQS longarm machine. Fabric, batting, […]

New Class: Moving Past the Stipple

Nov 20, 9:30pm- 11:30pm $39 Are you bored with the stipple and ready to explore other background filler designs? In this class we’ll expand the stipple and use it to launch ourselves into easy free motion background designs that will work equally well for both stand up machines as well as regular sit down domestic […]

Tshirt Quilt Retreat

T-Shirt Quilt Retreat 4 Days $400 Dec 3-6, 2013 9-5pm Do you have T-Shirts saved and want to make a T-Shirt Quilt just in time for Christmas? Are you a true beginner and interested in learning to piece and use a longarm quilting machine while creating a sentimental keepsake? Come to our T-Shirt Quilt Retreat and […]

Freemotion Quilting Boot Camp and Lecture Event with Beth Schillig

I’m so excited to announce our first guest teacher that is coming to the new APQS Ohio Valley Training Center and Quilted Joy Studios. APQS educator, Beth Schillig, is coming to Louisville on October 11. If you’ve been to a quilt show in the last few years you’ve most likely spied Beth demoing the APQS […]

APQS Beginning Longarm Quilting Class Registation Now Open

  I will be teaching the APQS Beginning Longarm Quilting Class in Louisville, Ky. on November  10, 2012 from 10-4:00pm. This class is free for new APQS machine owners of both used and new machines. All others are $200 for the day.  Please know that while there will be APQS specific information in the class, […]

APQS Beginning Longarm Quilting Class in Louisville, Ky

  I will be teaching the APQS Beginning Longarm Quilting Class in Louisville, Ky. on October 22 from 10-4:00pm. This class is free for new APQS machine owners of both used and new machines. All others are $200 for the day. Lunch is included. Please know that while there will be APQS specific information in […]

APQS Beginning Longarm Quilting Class Open for Registration

I will be teaching the APQS Beginning Longarm Quilting Class in Louisville, KY. Pick from either Saturday, June 5 from 10-4:30pm. This class is free for new APQS machine owners of both used and new machines. All others are $200 for the day. Lunch is included. Please know that while there will be APQS specific […]

Many Trips Around the World

Coffee Runner

I participated in Peg’s Finish Five in July Challenge.  Truthfully, I signed up without believing there would be any possible way I’d come close to finishing five things before the end of July. But I did it!  I just finished number five! This funky coffee table runner was fun to put together.  I taught this […]

Jubilee Tree

Jubilee Tree by Clothworks

I got another top done! The center of the quilt is a panel called “Jubilee Tree” by Clothworks.  I adapted a pattern distributed by the manufacturer which was going to be difficult to reproduce consistently and, therefore, difficult to teach.  I’ll be teaching this top as a class in September.  It will be a great […]

I’m a Teacher Again!

Table Runner

I homeschooled my kidlets through second grade and we all had a ball.  They learned so much.  I learned so much.  It was a tremendous blessing to have that time with them to focus on nurturing their love of learning. When our homeschool journey came to an end, I was sad.  I had learned that I was […]