Quilting with Invisible Threads

Have you tried quilting with invisible threads? If you haven’t yet, you might be surprised by them! Invisible or monofilament threads have a bit of a bad reputation. They used to be heavy, stiff, and super strong. The invisible threads of today are still strong, but they’re softer, thinner, and quilt beautifully. Even better, they […]

Video Tutorial: Honeysuckle Filler

Video Tutorial for the Honeysuckle Filler

Today I’ve got a fun leafy quilting design that had me thinking of honeysuckles. This filler design is super simple to quilt. It has straight lines, circles, and S curves, that’s it! It looks great behind applique, but I think it would look really nice if you made it bigger for an all over edge […]

Video Tutorial: Meandering Comma Curl

Video Tutorial for the Meandering Comma Curl free motion quilting design

My latest video tutorial for APQS is a fun twist on a meander or loopy meander, called the Meandering Comma Curl. For this simple meander design I added a fun comma curl or puff to the quilting line. You’ll love how flexible this design can be depending on how big or small you quilt it. I […]

Video Tutorial: Pointed Peacock Party

Video Tutorial of the Pointed Peacock Party filler quilting design

It’s been a while since my last blog, but I’m hoping you can forgive me. As you might have noticed there have been some big changes to the site in the past week. It was a stressful couple of days, but we made it through with only a couple of hiccups. I’m loving the new […]

Video Tutorial: Sea Foam Filler

Video Tutorial for the Sea Foam Filler quilting design. This quilting design looks like moving water and would be at home on many landscape quilts

The Sea Foam filler is really going to speak to any landscape quilters – or folks who want to start making landscape quilts – out there. This is a free and flowy design that reminds me of rushing water and waves. I also love how versatile this design is, it would look gorgeous behind applique […]

Video Tutorial: Ribbon Candy Bubbles

Ribbon Candy Bubbles, a fast and beginner friendly quilting design for sashing and borders.

Looking for a fast sashing design? Here’s a fun variation on the traditional ribbon candy design called Ribbon Candy Bubbles. This flowy design would look perfect on a holiday themed quilt and is very beginner friendly!

Video Tutorial: Daisy Paisley Meander

Daisy Paisley Meander Video Tutorial

I’ve been on a bit of a paisley kick lately and trying out different ways to dress them up. This time I added a fun and girly daisy to the tummy of each paisley and bend it into a wide open meander. This would look great as a free motion edge-to-edge or all over design […]

Pebbles and Marbles

Pebbles and Marbles Longarm Video Tutorial - QuiltedJoy.com

You’ve seen the pebbles filler by now. Take a look at how the look changes when you add a cat’s eye marble to it!