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July 1, 2018
Independence Day Fabric Sale! from Quilted Joy

Some of my fondest summertime memories happened on the fourth of July. Sparklers and fireworks. Chasing fireflies. Lots of amazing food. Family and friends coming together to celebrate our great country’s history. I’m so looking forward to creating some new memories this year.

In the shop, we’re celebrating Independence Day with a special sale on all of our fabrics! Today thru Thursday July 5 all fabrics are at least 20% off. Click here to shop all of our fabrics, including cuddly and soft micro fleece fabrics and more than 100 bolts of wide quilt backing fabrics.

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June 26, 2018
Free Motion Quilting on a Domestic Sewing Machine Class from Quilted Joy

I am absolutely in love with the adorable Anna’s Garden panel designed by Patrick Lose! Isn’t it just the sweetest? The playful illustrations and faux quilt top design just make my quilty heart sing.

Learn to Machine Quilt on your home sewing machine during the Machine Quilting Primer: Wholecloth Baby Quilt Class

It’s also the perfect panel for my free motion quilting on a sit down machine class. That faux quilt top look makes it the best sandbox for trying out freemotion designs in blocks, sashing, and around applique. Can you tell I had a lot of fun making the class sample? </p>
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April 30, 2018
Start Free Motion Quilting in my Longarm Class from Quilted Joy

In May I’ll be teaching my hands on Breaking into Freemotion on the Longarm Class and I’d love for you to join me!

Pantographs and design boards look stunning when quilted. But there is a whole world of possibility in free motion quilting! The challenge is knowing where to start. Moving to the front of the machine shouldn’t be scary! Spend a couple of hours with us and play with a number of easy freemotion designs.

beginner longarm free motion quilting class by Angela Huffman

I designed this class with my wonderful longarm renters in mind. These folks have experience quilting with pantographs and design boards ...

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April 24, 2018
Longarm Guild: Feather Spotlight! from Quilted Joy

Don't let feathers intimidate you. Learn a variety of feathers on longarm quilting machines from instructor Angela Huffman in this hands on class.The Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, May 2 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom.

This month we’ll have a feather spotlight! Angela will demonstrate how to quilt a lovely feather variation. Be sure to bring a sketchbook and pencil so you can draw the feather yourself. We also recommend you bring a clipboard. We’ve had lots of people joining us lately and there might not be enough table space for everyone. A clipboard will make it much easier to draw the feathers from your seat.

We’ll also have the program sign up sheet ...

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April 5, 2018
Rain or Snow, We’re Still Having the APQS Road Show! from Quilted Joy

This Saturday April 7, 2018 at 1:00pm I’ll be hosting an APQS Road Show here at the Quilted Joy Showroom in Louisville, KY. I wanted to reassure everyone planning to attend that we’re not going to let a little snow ruin our fun! The weathermen here are only predicting about an inch of snow Saturday morning and it’s been so sunny this week the roads should be too warm for snow to stick. Rain, snow, or shine, we’ll still be here!

Wondering what the APQS Road Show is? It’s a special seminar about all ...

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April 3, 2018
Master the Flying Geese Block! from Quilted Joy

Once you’ve caught the quilting bug, there are certain blocks and shapes you’ll start to see over and over again. Some of those blocks will be super simple to piece, others will make your brain work a little harder!

Flying Geese block in a sampler quilt

The Flying Geese block is one you’ll see all the time. It pops up in sampler quilts (like the image above), in borders and sashing spaces, and it’ll even be hidden within blocks (like the chevrons in the balloon pictured below). But this block is one of the blocks that can be a little challenging. If you ...

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March 22, 2018
Would You Like to Learn How to Make a T-shirt Quilt? from Quilted Joy

T-shirt quilts are such a special way to showcase memories from the activities and special events you’ve taken part in over the years. It’s time to elevate those shirts from high school, college, work or anywhere else by turning them into a quilt!

Join the DIY Nation and learn to make your very own T-shirt quilt during this beginner friendly class offered at Quilted Joy in Louisville, KY

On Saturday March 31 I’ll be teaching a hands on T-shirt Quilt class. This class will teach you how to turn t-shirts into uniform blocks, and then set them together with sashing fabric so it is ready to be quilted. You’ll start with 4 of your t-shirts and be guided through creation of ...

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March 14, 2018
Will You Join Me for the APQS Road Show? from Quilted Joy

Are you ready to take the next leap in your quilting journey? Join me at the Quilted Joy showroom on Saturday April 7, 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm, for a special seminar about all the wonderful APQS machines! Come and test-drive each model firsthand to find the perfect fit for you and your quilting goals. What better way to discover how a longarm can make your quilting more fun, fulfilling, and even profitable?

The APQS Road Show will be visiting Quilted Joy on Saturday April 7, 2018 1-4pm

Designed for quilters who do not currently own a longarm machine, this seminar includes valuable information about owning your first longarm.

  • Discover resources for templates, batting, freehand instruction ...

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March 1, 2018
Longarm Guild: Lessons Learned from Quilted Joy

Kentuckiana Longarm GuildThe Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, March 7 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom.

There are so many mistakes, little and big, that we’ve all made over the years. Jacque suggested that we share some of the mistakes we’ve made and the lessons we’ve learned in machine quilting. Bonus points if you can bring in examples to show where you learned your lessons!

We’ll also have the program sign up sheet for the rest of the year. There are still a few months still looking for a topic or a volunteer to ...

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February 11, 2018
We’ve Got Some Exciting Classes Coming Your Way! from Quilted Joy

I have been hard at work putting together my spring schedule of classes and I’m so excited for everything we have coming up! We’ve got everything from piecing techniques to machine quilting on the stand ups AND the sit down domestic machines. So are you ready to learn a lot this spring? Take a look at all of the amazing classes we have on our jam-packed schedule this spring.

Take a (P)Fantastic Adventure in Machine Quilting with Claudia Pfeil

Claudia Pfeil Longarm Machine Quilter

The workshop I’m most looking forward to is Claudia Pfeil’s (P)Fantastic Adventure. You may not ...

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January 31, 2018
Longarm Guild: Finished Edges from Quilted Joy

Mary Bauer Yo-Yo edgesThe Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, February 7 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom.

This month Mary will be giving a presentation on a variety of finished edges on quilts. While her quilts were hanging here in the showroom we were all awed by her prairie point and curvy bindings and the yo-yos decorating her edges. She’ll be sharing some of her tips and tricks to creating your own fancy finishes!

We’ll also have the program sign up sheet for the rest of the year. There are a few months still looking for a ...

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January 12, 2018
Closed Friday, Jan 12 from Quilted Joy

Quilted Joy will be closed Friday, January 12 due to winter weather. We follow the University of Louisville. When they close for weather, so do we. Stay home and stay warm!

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December 21, 2017
A Holiday Surprise is Headed Your Way! from Quilted Joy

Doesn’t our Christmas tree look so pretty?

I have some special surprises under the tree this year just for you, but you can’t open them until Christmas day. Be sure to keep an eye on your inbox on Monday morning for the big surprise! </p>
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November 29, 2017
Longarm Guild: Quilt Labels from Quilted Joy

Quilt LabelThe Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, December 6 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom.

Throughout the year, many of you have asked about labeling your quilts. Beth and Linda have volunteered to give a program on “high tech” and “low tech” ways to label your quilts! If you’ve been unsure about how to label your quilts, this will be a very informative and inspirational program!

We’ll also have the program sign up sheet for next year, so start thinking about any topics you’d like to present to the group!

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November 23, 2017
Black Friday Fabric Sale! from Quilted Joy

It’s officially Thanksgiving weekend, and that means Black Friday deals are here!

20% Off All Fabric Black Friday Special!

Black Friday Fabric Sale

We’re kicking off the holiday quilting season with 20% off all fabrics, online and in store. That even includes all of our 108″ width quilt backing fabrics and the super cuddly minkee and microfleece fabrics! Don’t wait too long, the special is only available through Monday November 27.

Click here to see the fabrics available!

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October 30, 2017
Find Your Dream Machine at the APQS Road Show from Quilted Joy

Are you ready to take the next leap in your quilting journey? Join me at the Quilted Joy showroom on Saturday December 2, 2017 1:00pm-4:00pm, for a special seminar about all the wonderful APQS machines! Come and test-drive each model firsthand to find the perfect fit for you and your quilting goals. What better way to discover how a longarm can make your quilting more fun, fulfilling, and even profitable?

 

Designed for quilters who do not currently own a longarm machine, this seminar includes valuable information about owning your first longarm.

  • Discover resources for templates, batting, freehand instruction ...

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October 28, 2017
Longarm Guild: Blog Share from Quilted Joy

Kentuckiana Longarm GuildThe Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, November 1 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom.

This month we’ll be doing a blog share. Kelsey will have the projector set up with the laptop so we can see where you find your quilting inspiration! Please send me the web address for your favorite blog here. This way we can have a few of the sites ready to go when the meeting starts. Come prepared to briefly explain why you love this quilter’s website so much!

Don’t forget to bring an unfinished top for the “How ...

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October 19, 2017
Just a Few Spots Left in the Longarm Schoolhouse from Quilted Joy

Longarm Schoolhouse with Angela Huffman

My Longarm Schoolhouse is only a week away! What’s the Longarm Schoolhouse? I’ll be teaching 8 brand new classes during two fun days of longarm quilting. These classes are designed for all skill level quilters and are equally applicable to stand up and sit down quilters. They’re all lecture/demo and I’ll have lots of handouts for my students.

The Longarm Schoolhouse will take place on Oct. 25-26, 9am-5pm each day, here at the Quilted Joy showroom in Louisville, KY. We’ll be providing a yummy deli lunch, so come ready to learn!

If you haven ...

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September 27, 2017
Longarm Guild: Computerized Quilting from Quilted Joy

IntelliQuilter APQS MillieThe Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, October 4 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom.

This month Kathy will be giving a short presentation about computerized quilting and IntelliQuilter, the computerized system she uses on her own machine.

Don’t forget to bring an unfinished top for the “How would you quilt this” segment to get input from others on how to tackle a top and your latest quilts for show and tell.

And don’t forget your quilts for the UFO challenge! What’s a UFO? It’s an UnFinished Object, so all those quilts hiding ...

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