Joy Voltenburg
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  • Sullivan, IL
  • United States
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Pinwheel baby quilt

"WOW!! Priceless!"
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KaffeFasset-applique

"What a work of art. I also love Kaff Fasset fabrics...as well as his gorgeous needlepoint designs."
Aug 27
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KaffeFasset-applique

Beautiful applique with Kaffe Fasset fabrics. Hand-applique.
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Urban Owls

"My kind of quilt-love it"
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Riana Noyes commented on Joy Voltenburg's photo
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KaffeFasset-applique

"Wow, someone also did a great job on the quilting!"
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"Another beauty,"
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KaffeFasset-applique

"This is great, love it"
Jun 28
Mary Moore commented on Joy Voltenburg's photo
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KaffeFasset-applique

"All those lovely gentle curves...it looks so soft and comfortable.  Which is not the usual for Fasset fabrics."
Jun 23
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KaffeFasset-applique

"Wow! Just Wow! "
Jun 23
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"This is so happy and full of little details! It's wonderful, Joy! "
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Coastal Lilly

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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I took a class with 3 colleagues eight years ago and haven't stopped since. I found I prefer planning and doing the quilting design rather than the piecing, and purchased a mid-arm machine a year ago. I feel like I've really found my calling since purchasing that machine.
How many quilts have you made?
15+ for myself
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I make quilts
How long have you been a quilter?
since 2002
What is your favorite quilting technique?
trapunto
Why do you quilt?
It's a form of artistic expression and am really driven to do it.
Do you have a website?
http://customquiltsofjoy.com

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Framed Flowers

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 2:30pm 8 Comments

Well, this painted wholecloth project is "almost" done.  I have a bit of tweaking left to do. This is a project I started designing earlier this year in Adobe Illustrator.  I took some vintage illustrations and traced them and added borders and spines for feathers.  I then printed it out on tabloid sized paper and…

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Paint a Pretty Picture

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:27pm 6 Comments

I'm up in the air about what to call this art quilt, but I have a bit of time to decide.  It's coming along.  I have two (maybe 3) colors left to figure out and have ordered a few more pigments to help me decide.  I'm using polished pigments (available via sewfarsewgood.org or from colourarte.com) and Derwent Inktense pencils.  I mix the pigments with textile medium (like Inkfusion or Delta Ceramcoat).  The pencils I will either pencil the color on dry and brush the textile medium over it,…

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Spring Shadows at AQS Paducah, 2014

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:59pm 1 Comment

I'm thrilled to have another of my quilts hanging at the AQS show in Paducah this week.  If anyone is attending this show, please take a picture and send to me!…

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Decatur Quilt Fest

Posted on March 26, 2013 at 3:03pm 6 Comments

I won Viewers Choice and 1st place ribbons on Spring Shadows and 2nd place on Winter Garden at the Decatur  Quilt Fest this past weekend.  I also got to meet Maria Elkins (mariaelkins.com) and see some of her fascinating art quilts in person.…

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At 10:46am on November 3, 2011, QuilterBridget said…
Happy birthday, Joy~I hope you have a wonderful day!
 
 
 

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