Rule Your Quilt: Quilting Arch Borders

Quilting Arch Borders with APQS Lenni

There are so many beautiful ways to quilt a border. One of my favorite ways to fill in a quilt’s border is to grab an arc ruler and create beautiful arch designs. I love how versatile the simple arch design can be thanks to easy changes to the arch’s height, width, and repeat. Let’s grab […]

Rule Your Quilt with Crosshatching

Using a ruler to quilt a crosshatching quilting design on a longarm quilting machine

Few quilting designs seem as classic as crosshatching. Crosshatching is found in traditional, contemporary, and modern quilts. I love using crosshatching to fill large spaces or behind applique to allow the piecing to really shine. Of course, to quilt that simple grid I’m relying on my favorite rulers. I have so much fun quilting with […]

Video: Border Designs with Straight Edge Rulers | A Quilted Joy Clubhouse Meeting

Quilted Joy Clubhouse - Border Designs with Straight Edge Rulers - October 2, 2019 1pm Eastern

Wednesday was our monthly Quilted Joy Clubhouse live online meeting. This month was all about using straight edge rulers! If you missed the livestream it’s now available to watch (or re-watch) whenever you’d like. Find it on the Quilted Joy Youtube channel! Our main program for this month’s meeting was simple border designs you can create […]

It’s Almost Time for the October Quilted Joy Clubhouse Meeting!

Quilted Joy Clubhouse - Border Designs with Straight Edge Rulers - October 2, 2019 1pm Eastern

October’s meeting of the Quilted Joy Clubhouse is almost here! I hope you can join us at 1 pm Eastern on Wednesday October 2 for our online guild meeting. Normally our meetings are live, but during this meeting Angela will be in Colorado recording the next season of Fon’s & Porter’s Love of Quilting! So […]

Learn How to Quilt with Circle Rulers!

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 […]

Replay: QJ Clubhouse Live with Square in a Square Blocks & more!

Quilted Joy Clubhouse Live May 2019

Did you catch our live Quilted Joy Clubhouse May meeting? It’s now available to watch (or re-watch) whenever you’d like. Find it on the Quilted Joy Youtube channel or watch the video below! Scratching your head wondering what the heck this Quilted Joy Clubhouse is? Click here to learn more about it! Here are the highlights […]

Learn Ruler Quilting on a Home Sewing Machine!

Sit Down Machine Quilting With Rulers Spotlight: Straight Edge

Quilting with rulers is the easiest way to really spectacular quilting. The ruler gives you the stability you need to create beautiful designs within blocks, borders, and sashing. But learning how to use the ruler properly can be a little daunting. That’s why I’m so excited to share that this spring I’ll be teaching a […]

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 […]

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 […]