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November 25, 2018
Shopping For The Best Longarm Quilting Machine: A Buyer’s Guide from Quilted Joy

Getting Started

What is the best longarm quilting machine? What features are important and how do you know you will even like it? It can make your head swim trying to make such a major purchase!  Before buying a longarm access your goals, needs and budget. Consider how your needs will change as your skills increase, too.

How Much Does A Good Longarm Quilt Machine Cost?

There is a wide range of price points for a longarm machine but keep in mind that, unfortunately, this is one of those things in life that you get what you pay for. If ...

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May 30, 2018
Longarm Guild: Ruler Spotlight! from Quilted Joy

Open Ruler BarThe Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, June 6 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom.

This month we’ll have a ruler spotlight! Angela will demonstrate on the machine how to use a couple of her favorite rulers.

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.

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

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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 28, 2018
Longarm Guild: Storage Ideas from Quilted Joy

How do you store your quilting supplies?The Longarm Guild will be meeting next Wednesday, April 4 at 10:00am in the Quilted Joy showroom.

We all have so many quilting supplies – pantos, thread, rulers, the list goes on! At this month’s meeting we’ll be sharing our best storage solutions for all our quilting goodies. Feel free to bring pictures and examples. You might leave the meeting with a few ideas for your own space!

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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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 8, 2018
Learn to Make a T-shirt Quilt! from Quilted Joy

You’ve got tons of T-shirts, or maybe your kids of grandkids do. You can’t bear to throw them out, but you don’t really have a reason to keep them. Sounds like it’s time to make a T-shirt quilt! T-shirt quilts are a special way to showcase memories from all those activities & special events. Elevate all those shirts from high school, college, or other fun activities.

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 ...

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March 4, 2018
Would You Like to Welcome Lenni into Your Home? from Quilted Joy

Right now we have brand new APQS Lenni machines on new tables (10′ or 12′) with the amazing Bliss drive system and the APQS LIFETIME warranty for $2,000 cash off! Lenni is a 20″ throat longarm machine with a stitch regulator. He has a manual channel lock, adjustable ergo handles and he is ready to take a computer should you wish to add one to him at any point.

Normally this dreamy package would be $11,900 but we’ve got it for only $9,900.

If you’d like to welcome your very own Lenni into your home ...

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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 25, 2018
Laura Heine Fabric Collage Class Now Open from Quilted Joy

After an overwhelming response from folks loving all the Laura Heine quilts we’ve been posting from our last class, we’ve decided to offer the class again! In this class we will explore the fabric collage technique that defines the Laura Heine style quilts. We will spend a great deal of time considering value and contrast in an effort to add dimensional aspects to our animals. This is a great class to learn not only a technique but also a way of looking at how to select fabric and color for the right effect.

If you’d like to ...

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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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December 19, 2017
Quilted Joy’s 2017 Holiday Hours from Quilted Joy

Christmas is less than a week away! Are you prepared? I know I’m not!

The holidays won’t affect Quilted Joy’s store hours much this year, but in case you’re wondering when we’ll be open take a look below:

Saturday Dec. 23: 10am-4pm

Sunday Dec. 24: CLOSED

Monday Dec. 25: CLOSED

Tuesday Dec. 26 – Friday Dec. 29: 10am-5pm

Saturday Dec. 30: 10am-4pm

Sunday Dec. 31: CLOSED

Monday Jan. 1: CLOSED

We will return to normal store hours on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Click here to see our normal store hours!

The website and online store will remain ...

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