Modern Patchwork, Spring 2013


  • Download printable pages with the paper piecing templates for Joanna Wilczynska’s Scrappy English Paper Piecing Pillow.
  • Watch a video with step-by-step instructions on how to paper piece the Dresden Plate blades in Joanna Wilczynska’s “Gearing Up” quilt.
  • See more photos of Helen Gregory’s Laptop Computer Sleeve, including a view of the back.

Easy Patchwork Fabric Bench
by Lindsey Murray McClelland


From the Editor

Quilt as Desired
Amy Butler Made Me Do It
Jennifer Worick

Fabric Reviews
See the latest collections

Sewing Basics
Tools, Techniques, & Terms

Book Reviews
Check out the newest books

Project Index


Classifieds and Ad Index


French Press Cozy
Rosemarie DeBoer

Scrappy Floral Coasters
Lisa Amundson

Fast and Fun Innovative Trivets
Debbie Bento

Wonky Circle Table Runner
Cindy Grisdela

Lucienne Table Runner
Kevin Kosbab

Cup Cozy and Coaster Set
Kate Spain


Takin’ It to the Street
Meg Cox
NYC’s Modern Quilt Guild goes public

Reinventing the Wheel
Elisa Sims Albury
How one Modern Quilt Guild revisited the Dresden

Blogger’s Quilt Festival
Amy Ellis

Travel Sewing Kit
Rashida Coleman-Hale
A project from “I Love Patckwork: 21 Irresistible Zakka Projects to Sew”

Mid-Century Modern-Inspired Quilting
Kevin Kosbab

Inserting a Zipper into a Pillow Backing
Malka Dubrawsky
A technique from “Fresh Quilting: Fearless Color, Design, and Inspiration”QUILTS

Shards Quilt
Kevin Kosbab

Maynard Plaza
Debbie Grifka
Vertical strip quilt

Nine-Patch Variation
Vivika Hansen DeNegre and Cate Prato

Lava Lamp Revisited
Jacquie Gering
The traditional tumbler goes modern

Thumb through My Book Quilt
Brigitte Heitland
A variation on Flying Geese

Gearing Up
Joanna Wilczynska
A contemporary Dresden Plate design

Regency Squared Quilt
Paula Prass

Diamonds in the Rough
Jackie Kunkel
Pieced squares in horizontal rows

Happy Baby Quilt
Kristine Lundblad

Retro Rubies Wall Hanging
Alyssa Lichner
A simplified retro flower quilt design

Hexi Bag
by Tina Lewis

Bloom Selvedge Pillow
by Cindy Wiens


Reversible Quilted Tote
Tia Curtis

Laptop Computer Sleeve
Helen Gregory

Patchwork Sewing Tote
Amy Ellis

Hexi Bag
Tina Lewis

Flex Frame Coin Purse
Mary Claire Goodwin

Nine-Patch Variation
by Vivika Hansen DeNegre and
Cate Prato


Easy Patchwork Fabric Bench
Lindsey Murray McClelland

Around in Circles Pillow Cover
Heather Jones

Tufted Cushion
Vivika Hansen DeNegre

Bloom Selvedge Pillow
Cindy Wiens

Scrappy English Paper Piecing Pillow
Joanna Wilczynska

Continuous Chevron Pillow
Vivika Hansen DeNegre

Chain of Circles Room Divider
Anne Deister

Mini Pieces Pillow Cover
Malka Dubrawsky


Quilted Fabric-Covered Journals
Lynne Farris

Mommy and Me Aprons
Jenn Mason

Eyeglass Case
Laura Jaquinto

Quick Fabric Frames
Jenean Morrison


Modern Patchwork Magazine
Kristine Lundblad

About Kristine Lundblad

Kristine is Assistant Editor of Quilting Arts Magazine, Modern Patchwork, QuiltCon magazine, International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene, Quilting Arts Holiday and Quilting Arts TV.