Beginner’s Guide to Machine Quilting: Quilting Feathers, Part 1

How to Quilt Feathers

One of the techniques many new (and experienced) longarm quilters want to jump into is quilting feathers. Who can blame them? Feathers are a classic and beautiful quilting design. Unfortunately, they can be a little challenging. I’ve heard a few quilters say they simply can’t do feathers. Practice is the key to mastering feathers on […]

Introducing the Spot On Bracket for Computerized Quilting

Spot On Laser Bracket for APQS longarm quilting machines with LED light panel for use with computerized systems

I’m so stinkin’ excited to show you this product made specifically for the APQS world of computerized quilting! For years I’ve been frustrated while quilting with my computerized systems. Every time I needed to set the boundaries for a motif I was lowering my needle at each corner of my blocks to make sure I was going to click in […]

Longarm Guild: Quilting Grid-Based Designs

The Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, July 6 at 10:00am at the Quilted Joy showroom. This month we’ll begin a new series – quilting designs using grids! If you’ve done this before, go ahead and draw some of your favorite grid-based designs and bring them to the meeting. If you aren’t familiar with this technique, don’t […]