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Block Party The Modern Quilting Bee

Author : Alissa Haight Carlton
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The quilting bee gets a modern makeover • From the creators of popular blog, blockpartyquilting.com • Let go of “the rules” with 12 fun, funky, and improvisational projects • The fundamental techniques are outlined-from fabric selection to quilt tops to binding • Projects are perfect for both beginner and experienced quilters It's hip to be square! In this inspiring book, quilting mavericks Alissa and Kristen chronicle their year-long "virtual" quilting bee. Twelve chapters (one for each month) showcase the designs of today's leading modern quilters along with easy-to-follow guidelines, so you can reinvent their work in your own signature style. Best of all, with this book in hand, you'll have everything you need to start your own online quilting bee and enjoy collaborating with other fabric lovers around the world.

Modern Quilting

Author : Michael Caputo
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Follow Michael Caputo's tutorials for every skill level to make gorgeous quilts and patchwork with 25 modern designs in an array of colorful fabrics. Follow Michael Caputo's tutorials for every skill level to make gorgeous quilts and patchwork with 25 modern designs in an array of colorful fabrics. Quilting is an ancient craft which has many devoted makers eager for modern and innovative ideas, a call which has been answered here. If you’re a beginner, get started with a simple project such as a seat pillow or some bright coasters and placemats, then practice your skills further with a wonderful color wheel mini quilt, to bring an exciting burst of color into any home. There are full-size quilts which are perfect for more confident quilters, as you can really let your creativity take charge in choosing the fabrics and colors. And don’t forget the reverse—one of Michael’s trademarks is that the wrong side of the quilt is just as splendid as the right side. All the templates you'll need are included and there is a techniques section, as well as clear step-by-step artworks, to guide you. All you need to do is choose some fun fabrics and you’re ready to begin working on these inventive makes.

Modern Quilting Designs

Author : Bethany Nicole Pease
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Be fearless with your free-motion quilting! This intermediate-level guide is filled with 92 modern quilting designs for borders, blocks, and fillers—many are continuous-line. These fun, freeform shapes and lines give an imaginative spark to any quilt. Pebbles, waves, vines, and finials are just a few things that inspire Bethany Pease’s hip and doodly designs. Quilting diagrams show you how to put designs together for the best effect. Bethany runs a long-arm business and doodles every chance she gets. She’ll also show you how to spot interesting patterns wherever you look to translate into your quilting.

Modern Quilt Workshop

Author : Weeks Ringle
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Prepare to be inspired. This book shows novice and expert quilters alike new ways of planning, designing, and constructing contemporary quilts. The Modern Quilt Workshop takes you through every step of making a quilt, encouraging you and challenging you along the way. You?ll learn basic principles of quilt design, as well as new technical skills that will make your quilts more beautiful, more durable, and more fun to make. Never before published, these breathtaking patterns were created to help you learn specific design and technical skills. Want to learn how to piece circles flawlessly? Need to fine-tune your color choices? Confused about how to choose quilting patterns? Follow the step-by-step diagrams and you?ll be mastering new design concepts and innovative techniques with each new project. Each of the 15 quilt projects shows the level of difficulty, lists the skills you?ll learn, and shows how each quilt might look in different color combinations. Design tips in each chapter teach you what to look for in fabrics, or options for how to quilt the quilt. Measurements and yardage requirements are provided for 4 sizes, from baby quilts to bed quilts. Cutting templates, and tips for using them, are included. A thorough section on quilt construction and assembly helps even the first-time quilter learn the basics of cutting, piecing, aligning seams, thread color selection, choosing batting, quilting, and binding. Beginning quilters will love the simple, yet sophisticated, patterns that can turn a pile of cotton fabric into a work of art. Advanced quilters will hone technical and design skills, as well as master new techniques, such as improvisational piecing and working with sophisticated color palettes. Whether you wish to create a treasured family heirloom or a beautiful gift for a friend, these unique patterns will inspire you to try something new.

Quilting with a Modern Slant

Author : Rachel May
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“May does a marvelous job of capturing a moment in the modern quilting movement, as well as the viewpoints and opinions of the creators” (Library Journal, starred review). Modern quilting allows artists the freedom to expand on traditions and use fabrics, patterns, colors, and stitching innovatively to create exciting fresh designs. In Quilting with a Modern Slant, Rachel May introduces you to more than seventy modern quilters who have developed their own styles, methods, and aesthetics. Their ideas, quilts, tips, tutorials, and techniques will inspire you to try something new and follow your own creativity—wherever it leads. “An encyclopedia of modern quilting . . . Like a good host, May serves as an enthusiastic introducer, teacher, and cheerleader.” —Publishers Weekly “The bounty of creativity is inspiring, and the variety of quilts featured will open the readers’ eyes to all of the aspects of this popular movement . . . This volume belongs in all quilting collections.” —Library Journal (starred review) “Light in tone and visually beautiful . . . Quilting with a Modern Slant will become the book on modern quilting by which all others to come will be measured.” —Craft Nectar

Modern Quilting Design

Author : Susanne Floris
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Why are quilts expensive compared to patchworks? What makes them so unique? Are you looking for modern quilting designs? Here is a book for beginners and seasoned quilters out there! It doesn't matter if you quilt by the weekends. Add to your collection or start your new quilting project with this MODERN QUILTING DESIGN, where you can learn modern & geometric quilt patterns. MODERN QUILTING DESIGN features detailed information on quilting from its history, products you can create, to types of quilts you might be interested in perfecting this craft. Let's not forget that as a quilter, you cannot miss out on the quilting terminologies to guide you all the way, and this is the quickest way to go. Aside from these, readers are provided with a complete list of essential quilting supplies and other pieces of quilting equipment necessary to fill your kit and work station. Jumpstarting your quilting journey comes easy with a step-by-step guide from creating the design, choosing what fabric to use, designing templates to basting and binding. Guided by this all-encompassing quilting book, you'll learn: A step-by-step guide for creating your first qui“/strong> 5 techniques for beginners even if you have a shake hand; Know, understand and DO the borders for finish your first qui“/strong> Patchwork quilting; Common quilting mistakes and practical ways to avoid them; There's more! Bonus patterns are also included in the book, including medallion, flower, and Hawaiian for your summertime quilting project. Create a new and incredible twist to a traditional quilt design without spending too much. Make your quilts looking modern and fun with MODERN QUILTING DESIGN now! Click BUY NOW and get started!

Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe

Author : That Patchwork Place
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You'll be inspired by the work of these stars from the blogging universe, all of whom are innovative quiltmakers. Discover 19 beautifully unique quilts with a modern aesthetic Play with ideas such as negative space, purposeful imperfections, and improvisational piecing Enjoy the featured bloggers' musings on modern quilting, their personal design process, and their blogs

Modern Quilt Bible

Author : Elizabeth Betts
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Featuring star quilts from the best names in modern quilting today, this definitive guide to quilting and patchwork techniques showcases more than 100 techniques and 10 unique projects.

Love Flying Geese

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From the editors of Love Patchwork & Quilting comes this collection of bright, modern, and bold projects that show off the ever-popular Flying Geese block in ways both expected and innovative, resulting in wonderful array of motifs and looks. With designs ranging in size and complexity from a pillow and wallhangings to bed-sized quilts, this project-stuffed book is an easy and affordable way to own stylish patterns from the best-selling modern quilting magazine in the United Kingdom.

Madly Modern Quilts

Author : Carole Lyles Shaw
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More than a book of quilt patterns, Madly Modern Quilts will help new and seasoned quilters learn how to use modern quilt design principles and piecing techniques to create contemporary quilts. Included are several quilt projects with detailed instructions--including projects with additional sizes and easy ways to change and customize the design. Carole Lyles Shaw, a sought after modern quilt teacher and designer, provides step-by-step explanations for each project.This book will appeal to all types of quilters--whether you consider yourself traditional, transitional, contemporary, modern or simply a quilter who embraces all aspects of the quilt world. Quilters who might be feeling a bit intimidated about the 'modern quilt rules' will be able to comfortably explore what modern quilting is all about. Included are quilts that a beginner quilter can easily master and more advanced projects that will help all quilters stretch their improvisational quilting design and piecing skills. The book includes guidance on two key modern techniques: improvisationally pieced blocks and two types of freehand curved blocks. After making these projects, quilters will leave with confidence in their ability to explore their own unique vision and make any quilt project uniquely their own.

Make It Modern Quilts

Author : Ann D. Hansen
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Ann Hansen has come up with 5 exciting, yet easy to make quilt designs that will showcase today's modern fabrics to perfection. 44 pgs.

Bright and Bold Cozy Modern Quilts

Author : Kim Schaefer
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"20 projects, easy piecing, stash busting."

The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters

Author : Sherri Lynn Wood
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Forget step-by-step instructions and copycat designs. In The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters, Sherri Lynn Wood presents a flexible approach to quilting that breaks free of old paradigms. Instead of traditional instructions, she presents 10 frameworks (or scores) that create a guiding, but not limiting, structure. To help quilters gain confidence, Wood also offers detailed lessons for stitching techniques key to improvisation, design and spontaneity exercises, and lessons on color. Every quilt made from one of Wood’s scores will have common threads, but each one will look different because it reflects the maker’s unique interpretation. Featured throughout the book are Wood’s own quilts and a gallery of contributor works chosen from among the hundreds submitted when she invited volunteers to test her scores during the making of this groundbreaking work.

Create Your Own Improv Quilts

Author : Rayna Gillman
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A natural follow-up to the best-selling Create Your Own Free-Form Quilts, this book applies Rayna's no rules, no mistakes, no worries style to modern quilting. Starting with strips and geometric shapes, you'll cut and sew without patterns, required yardage, or complicated diagrams. This freeing method lets you create modern quilts organically as you follow your instincts, ask "what if...?", and experiment with scale, color, value, and placement.

Quilting Modern

Author : Jacquie Gering
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From two pioneers of today's modern quilting movement, Quilting Modern teaches quilters how to use improvisational techniques to make graphic, contemporary quilts and quilted projects. Explore seven core techniques and multiple projects using each technique--all presented with detailed instructions. Also included is step-by-step direction from Jacquie Gering and Katie Pedersen on tools, materials, and quilting basics, as well as expert advice on color and design. New and seasoned quilting artists will love making stunning bed, wall hanging, pillowcase, and table accessory quilts with this must-have resource. Quilting Modern is a field guide for quilters who strive to break free from tradition and yearn to explore improvisational work. Quilters can make the 21 projects in the book, but will also come away with the new knowledge and skills to apply to their own unique designs. In Quilting Modern, quilters will find the support, structure, and encouragement they need to explore their own creativity and artistic vision.

Quilting for Beginners

Author : Madeline Stitch
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Are you interested in Quilting? Good! This book is exactly what you need! If you are a beginner who want to be learn how to create an impressive quilt design, here's a tip: you must be determined when you choose a design and perseverant when you start your own work, if you want to succeed and create something wonderful. There are a lot of guidelines and tutorials about how to make different quilt patterns for the first time, and they are very helpful. You just need patience, determination, practice and some efforts to begin. This book is about: ✓ How To Start Quilting ✓ The meaning of Quilting ✓ Basic Terminology ✓ Different Types of Quilts ✓ Learn The Basic Of Quilting ✓ Basic Quilt Patterns For Beginners ✓ Quilting Techniques For Beginners ✓ Tips and Tricks For Beginners ✓ Using Pre-Packed Materials ✓ How To Treat Your Quilt With Care ✓ Common Beginners Mistakes You have to know that quilt patterns and designs have evolved through time, but it's easy to feel satisfied in creating and showing different patterns and design and, one of the most important reason, is that they will be unique items. There also are many different benefits in quilting, for example: ◆ Express your creativity and Uniqueness ◆ Release stress focus your mind on the work you're doing ◆ Wise use of your spare time ◆ Learn a new but antique hand-made hobby that can be useful for you and your loved ones Ready to start? Click on "Buy Now"!

Modern Quilts

Author : Modern Quilt Guild
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Early influencers of modern quilting : before 1998 -- The birth of modern quilting : 1998/2004 -- The landmark year for modern quilting : 2005 -- The growing movement : 2005/2008 -- The birth of the MQG : 2009 -- The movement becomes mainstream -- Index by quilter -- Index by design category -- About the compilers

Love Flying Geese

Author : C & T Publishing
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From the editors of Love Patchwork & Quilting comes this collection of bright, bold projects that show off the ever-popular Flying Geese block in ways both expected and innovative, resulting in wonderful array of motifs and looks. With designs ranging in size and complexity from a pillow and wallhangings to bed-sized quilts, this project-stuffed book is an easy and affordable way to own stylish patterns from the best-selling modern quilting magazine in the United Kingdom.

Modern Quilts Block by Block

Author : Emily Dennis
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In Modern Quilts Block by Block readers will find 12 quilt projects using just one or two repeating block designs. Find basic blocks along with some new designs in these striking modern quilts. Traditional blocks get a modern update with the use of color and design. Both the beginner and novice will enjoy quilting up these quilt patterns.

Skip the Borders

Author : Julie Herman
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Create quilts with simple designs, strong lines, and a modern aesthetic. With this innovative collection, popular blogger and designer Julie Herman, the owner of Jaybird Quilts, inspires you to create stunning quilts--without borders! Choose from 15 easy quilt patterns where design is the star and fabric is the supporting actor Learn the structure of a borderless quilt; explore various bindings and their effect on the overall look See what can be done when color is used in bold ways to support a borderless quilt design