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August 19, 2018
Using Children’s Line Drawings as Quilt Blocks from Quilted Joy

I’ve been keeping this project a secret for a while but I can finally share it with you!! First, you need to meet my triplets. Here’s a photo from the way back machine.

Angela Huffman with her three kids

They are in college now but back when they were small they would spend hours drawing and I’ve saved a number of my favorite little line drawings from them. This is one of my favorite photos ever of my kidlets. Notice that BirdMan’s little boots are on the wrong feet. Don’t you love that? </p>
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August 9, 2018
Patriot Quilt for Love of Quilting Show from Quilted Joy

What is the oldest UFO (Unfinished Object) in your quilting studio? For me, it was this quilt which I made in the aftermath of 9/11. I was so distraught during this time of heartbreak in our country. The only way I knew how to channel all of that grief was through quilting.

Patriot Quilt by Angela Huffman

I decided to take the Patriot Quilt to demonstrate on the 3200 series of the Love of Quilting PBS show. Sara and I enjoyed playing with the many techniques this quilt has to offer.

Angela Huffman and Sara Gallegos on the set of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting standing in front of Angela's Patriot quilt

This quilt has a wide border to play within and when tackling a ...

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August 1, 2018
Techniques for Quilting Around Applique from Quilted Joy

I recently recorded an episode of the Fons and Porter Love of Quilting program all about techniques to use when quilting around applique quilts.

The featured quilt for this episode was one I did for Pam that was just adorable. She made this for her lucky grand daughter and I’m ready to be adopted. </p>
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July 16, 2018
All Gussied Up: Fabric Collage Penguin from Quilted Joy

I have been waiting to show you this since the Spring and I can finally reveal it! I’d like to introduce you to my friend Guss.

Isn’t he fabulous? You may have noticed that we are in love with the Laura Heine style fabric collage animals here. Our students have made a bunch of them. Penguins are my spirit animal so I wanted to create my own using a line drawing. Here’s a photo of him in progress taped to my wall.

I used Steam a Seam 2 which is sticky and repositionable which allowed me to ...

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