Sharing a PASSION for Free-Motion Machine Quilting Education and Designs
A Warm Welcome from Joanie Zeier Poole
My goal for the Heirloom Quilting Designs website is to provide reliable information and beautiful quilting designs that will motivate YOU to become a confident machine quilter using a domestic sewing machine. My vision is to combine valuable insight acquired over 15 years of practicing free-motion quilting with the experience gained teaching thousands of students. 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 hands-on machine quilting workshop. Students thrive with my enthusiasm for their success and relaxed teaching style. With a PowerPoint introduction to projects designed specifically for each technique, you will LEARN! valuable skills to last a lifetime. Read about Upcoming events in your neighborhood or mine.
At your sewing machine…
Sit right down to stitch with my Machine Quilting Books found in the SHOP! These step-by-step workbooks provide free-motion fundamentals that 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 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 T.V. or computer. Browse my Machine Quilting Blog for time tested quilting advice and read Tips for supplies I have discovered at trade shows keeping pace with this ever changing industry. Explore my free YouTube Quilting Tutorials. And, as icing on the cake, I hope you will gather inspiration for your next project viewing my DREAM! gallery of award-winning quilts.
The three Fall 2015 3-day Machine Quilting Seminars were fantastic with comprehensive instruction, treasured fellowship, convenient location and yummy food! Read the details and comments from students here. The exhibit of my quilts, Elegance in Stitches that was displayed at Quilt Expo in Madison, Wi. will not stay packed away for long as it will be featured at AQS Grand Rapids, 2016 where I will be teaching a full schedule of machine quilting classes! And my online class with iquilt.com by AQS will be launched in the coming months; you will be able to sign up from this website.