Sharing a PASSION for Free-Motion Machine Quilting Education and Designs

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A Warm Welcome from Joanie

Elegance and sophistication in stitches are words used to describe my showpiece quilts. My goal for this website is to provide everything YOU need to become a confident machine quilter using a domestic sewing machine. As a professional machine quilting teacher, my vision is to combine valuable insight acquired over 15 years of free-motion quilting with the experience gained teaching thousands of students. As a trained pattern writer and graphic designer, I develop quilting designs with continuous line stitching in mind. I believe in high standards for my work and encourage you to start today to “give it your best”! I am here to help every step of the way, 24/7; anytime, anywhere. Here’s how you can learn…

In the Classroom…

Strengthen your skills attending a lecture, or a hands-on machine quilting workshop or special event in your location. Students thrive with my enthusiasm for their success and relaxed teaching style. With a PowerPoint introduction to the topic and an original project designed specifically for each technique, you will LEARN! valuable skills that last a lifetime. Read about Upcoming events for classes in your neighborhood.

At your sewing machine…

Sit right down to stitch with my Machine Quilting Books found in the SHOP! These step-by-step workbooks with free-motion fundamentals will have you quilting with ease. Get started today by purchasing downloadable Patterns for Quilted Projects and unique Quilting Design Collections to fill every empty space of your quilts with amazing beauty. Choose to have these shipped to your door or you can download to print from your computer for immediate use.

In your Pajamas!

Put your feet up and relax watching one of my How-to DVDs on the TV. Or, use your computer to browse my Machine Quilting Blog for time tested quilting advice. Learn many Tips like the recommended supplies I have discovered at trade shows keeping pace with this ever changing industry. Explore my free YouTube Quilting Tutorials full of tips and tricks. And, as icing on the cake, I hope you will gather inspiration for your next project viewing my DREAM! gallery of award-winning quilts.