Tag: Patchwork Quilt

Learn paper-piecing with this fat quarter-friendly quilt project

5 Patchwork Quilts Perfect for Spring

Spring is finally here! The trees in my backyard are starting to bud with leaves, my tulips have begun to make their debut, and the weather is warming here in Colorado.  In celebration of this season full of new beginnings, I’ve gathered a handful of patchwork quilts inspired by blooming gardens and spring break travels.…

Modern portrait quilt by Kim Soper called "Lincoln"

Preserve Modern Quilts Like a Pro

Quiltcon 2017 is just a couple days away! Are you ready? The buzz of excitement throughout the community, for those of us attending in person (or vicariously), is palpable. I love the way Vivika Hansen DeNegre, our Editorial Director, describes QuiltCon as “more than just a yearly quilt show with colorful eye candy, renowned speakers,…

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5 Quilted Gifts to Give on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us again. Have you gotten a gift for that special someone in your life? If not, perhaps this is the year to skip the flowers and chocolate by making a handmade gift for your honey. Valentine gifts don’t have to be red, pink, heart-y or sparkly. They can be, oh they…

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How to Use Large-Scale Prints in Patchwork Quilts

For some of us, choosing fabric for patchwork quilts is a favorite part of the quilting process. And for others it’s something to get through, (or dare I say, overcome) before we can move on to our preferred step. While most quilters are somewhere in between the love and hate ends of the choosing fabric…

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Modern Patchwork Fall 2016

Modern quilters choose Modern Patchwork Magazine for its in-depth interviews, on-trend quilts and home décor projects, and beautiful photography. This issue has so much to offer: Learn about designer Nicole Daksiewicz of Modern Handcraft and how she created dozens of handmade ribbons for QuiltCon winners. Meet quilter and artist Tara Faughnan, then create a log…

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Modern Patchwork Summer 2016

Order your copy of Modern Patchwork Summer 2016 today to: Get the story behind Melissa Averinos’ quilt, “My Brother’s Jeans,” winner of Best in Show at QuiltCon 2016. Learn “10 Simple Things You Can Do To Make Your Quilts Better” by Cheryl Arkison. See how Amy Barickman combines entrepreneurship and creativity with her company, Indigo Junction. Design your next quilt…

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Quilt Scene submissions still open!

See your quilt here! The editors of Quilting Arts Magazine and the staff of Quilts, Inc. are proud to be working on the eighth annual edition of International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene. This publication captures the excitement and creativity of the quilt world and is our annual issue of fresh ideas for today’s quilter including…

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Using a Kit to Design Your Own Quilt

There’s no doubt about it, quilt kits are handy. Not only is all of the fabric conveniently portioned, but the pattern and fabric are bundled together in one convenient package. Quilt kits come in all shapes, sizes, and styles. There are kits where you cut your own fabric and ones that use precuts including fat…

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Quilting Lessons: The Basics of Nesting Seams

Quilting squares, particularly pre-cut charm squares, are one of my favorite ways to construct a quilt top. Over the last few weeks I’ve been working on a quilt that marries the ease of charm squares with the efficiency of chain piecing. Using Allie Heath’s Graphic Cross Quilt from Modern Patchwork Winter 2014 as inspiration, I…