Stars in Quilts are Classic and Popular

Erin's Big Stars Quilt

I typed the words “stars in quilts” into a search engine and got 39,000,000 results in just a couple of seconds. Obviously I could not look at every one of the 39,000,000 pictures, but all of the images on the first few pages I looked through were of stars in quilts. Stars are one of […]

Samplers Full of Stars

Kathy Green Stars Sampler Quilt

I’m always talking about shapes in quilts. Whether it’s circles, rectangles, or triangles. Any art student will tell you that any design or picture is essentially made of these basic shapes. But a standard composite shape that many quilts are made of is the star. Now when I say a star, there are lots of […]

Pinwheels and More

Valerie's modern Dresden quilt is gorgeous! She free motion quilted this on a longarm quilting machine at Quilted Joy.

The pinwheels are probably one the most recognizable quilt blocks. They’re easy to piece and super fun to play with layouts and colors. These renters have decided to keep with tradition and create these beautiful pinwheel block quilts. Karen made this quilt top a long time ago and then just lost interest in it and […]

Jodi’s Easy Breezy Stars Quilt

What's not to love about an easy, breezy quilt for summer or spring? Jodi's fun pinwheel stars quilt looks so fun with bright colors and a fun floral and swirly pantograph quilting design.

Today I’ve got a fun quilt from Jodi that would be perfect for summer or spring. I’m in love with the colors in Jodi’s quilt. They’re just so lighthearted! Wouldn’t this be perfect in a lake or beach house? There were so many great options for the edge to edge quilting designs. Something with lots […]

Stars, Simple and Sweet!

North Star Quilt

We show lots of complicated quilts here on the blog, but simple and sweet deserves a place too. Terry made this quilt for friends and brought it to Quilted Joy for quilting. She wanted it to show her love for this couple, pure and simple. As you can see, Terry used a two-color color scheme […]