Video Tutorial: How to Audition Paper Pantographs on Your Quilt

image of a red, blue, and cream quilting and a binder open to a paper pantograph preview on a green cutting mat with text that reads "How to Audition Pantographs - Longarm Quilting Tips - Quilted Joy"

There are tons of ideas for how to audition quilting motifs on your quilt top, but what about auditioning paper pantographs on your quilt tops? There’s so much information included on a paper pantograph, it can be a little hard to picture what it will look like stitched out. In my latest video tutorial I’m showing […]

5 Ways to Audition Quilting Designs

Do you sometimes look at a quilt and wonder how people decided what to quilt on it? Angela outlines the 5 best way to audition quilting designs. - QuiltedJoy.com

Do you sometimes look at a quilt and wonder how people decided what in the world to quilt on it? In my latest blog for APQS, I discuss the 5 best ways to audition ideas on a quilt top. You can read the whole post here at APQS’s blog.

The Grave of Buffalo Bill

It's amazing where you can find inspiration for your quilting designs!

Back in January I headed out to Denver to record more video content for Fons & Porter.  We are offering an online Longarm Quilting Fundamentals class that contains all the information I wish I had when I got my first longarm machine out of the box and knew nothing.  This class is over 13 hours long.  It […]

Using Block Outlines to Audition Designs with Intelliquilter

I recently came out with a digital pattern design set that can be used to audition designs. These outlines are used as a reference to allow other motifs to be layered on top in order to discover how the block pattern will complement a block’s seam lines. The block set features 24 common block layouts. […]