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The Triangle Quilt, Made With My BERNINA. Have you ever tackled a project so challenging that you almost didn’t finish it?

The Triangle Quilt, Made With My BERNINA

This is the story of my Triangle quilt, a project which took nearly two years to complete. I couldn’t have made it without the help of my BERNINA, and the happy ending to this story was having my quilt accepted to this year’s QuiltCon show! QuiltCon 2016 was in Pasadena, California on February 18-21 this year. JustKisses1. Tutorials. Texte d'origine Proposer une meilleure traduction Pages Tutorials Feel free to use any of these tutorials for your personal use or for charity projects (yeah!).

Tutorials

If you sell a few items from them, no problem, though I'd appreciate if you would credit me and link to this page. Steeped in Tradition. This adventure all started with a very simple block.

Steeped in Tradition

Improvisational and minimalistic, it was created for Bee Sewcial, and fulfilled my goal to "make it mean something. " So off it went to my bee-mate Hillary/entropyalwayswins, but I often thought of it after, drawn to the way the inspiration of modern steeped in tradition had resulted in a very sparse log cabin block. So finally, I tried to recreate it and then some. This kind of quilt just sort of evolves. I never knew what the next side of the 'cabin' would be until it was. Bellas_bird.pdf. Neat_and_tidy.pdf. Fresh_connections. Urbana.pdf. Free Quilting Patterns and Sewing Patterns from ConnectingThreads.com. FreePatternDL. Simple Stripes Quilt Tutorial.pdf. Projects — Oh Fransson. ComboGardenLR. Make It Modern: 5 Ways to Turn Any Quilt Into a Modern Design! In recent years, modern quilts have become increasingly popular.

Make It Modern: 5 Ways to Turn Any Quilt Into a Modern Design!

If you want to try your hand at stitching up a modern quilt, you don’t have to buy all new patterns and fabrics, or even learn entirely new techniques. Try Impromptu Stitching: 4 Improvisational Quilting Techniques! Improvisational quilting is a favorite technique used by many modern quilters — using simple shapes and a variety of techniques, quilters piece blocks using their own eclectic mixture of favorite fabrics.

Try Impromptu Stitching: 4 Improvisational Quilting Techniques!

As each piece of fabric is added, quilters are able to make choices regarding fabric selection and placement. Make It Modern: 5 Ways to Turn Any Quilt Into a Modern Design! Contemporary Quilting Tips: Using Negative Space. While traditional quilting patterns often rely on symmetry and a fair amount of repetition between quilting blocks, more recent trends in modern quilting tend to showcase features like asymmetry and a healthy use of negative space.

Contemporary Quilting Tips: Using Negative Space

When it comes to modern and contemporary quilting tips, many experienced quilters rely on negative space as a key design element. Photo via Craftsy member RhoDoh, made in the class Machine Quilting Negative Space What is negative space in quilting? Negative space can be thought of as the background of a quilt, where the absence of a design often creates secondary patterns. Negative space can be comprised of light or dark colored fabrics, and is usually the sashing, borders and background of a quilt pattern. Photo via Craftsy member Elvy Crafts. Cross Quilt Done. When I stumbled upon Drygoods Design Online my jaw dropped, what a mix of modern fabrics put together so skillfully!

Cross Quilt Done

TRUELY I had landed in fabric heaven. Keli had somehow sourced fabrics that I had never laid eyes on and that’s saying a lot considering looking at fabric online is one of my favorite time sucks past times. Keli, the brainchild behind Drygoods Design Online runs her shop out of Seattle, so I skipped right over to go shop in person. I had my mind set on a simple cross quilt and had to continually refocus due to all the fabric I wanted to play with. I picked a cross quilt because the design is simple for beginners, they are fun for showcasing favorite fabrics and I’d seen a few that have inspired me in our guild. They go together quick, making them ideal for a unique baby gift. Quilting: Modern Archives - Craftsy Blog. Free Patterns, Art Gallery Fabrics. Enjoy the Ride Skyscraper Printemps Soiree Alation Summer Cheer Hexie Drive Stamped Rising Halfmoon Boats Golden Afternoon.

Free Patterns, Art Gallery Fabrics

4. Chic Shells (Paper Pattern) – Sew Kind of Wonderful. Congratulations to our 2015 QuiltCon Winners! Congratulations to all, and thank you to everyone who submitted a quilt.

Congratulations to our 2015 QuiltCon Winners!

Without further ado, here are our quilt show winners! Applique Sponsored by Cherrywood Fabrics 1st PlaceAnniversary Quilt by Katrina Hertzer Calgary, AB, Canada Calgary MQG Pieced & Quilted by: Katrina Hertzer 2nd PlaceThe Dishes Can Wait by Rachel Kerley Hillsboro, Oregon Portland Oregon MQG Pieced & Quilted by: Rachel Kerley 3rd PlaceTypewriter No. 5 by Jessica Toye Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City MQG Pieced & Quilted by: Jessica Toye Michael Miller Fabric Challenge.

Make Modern: An online quilt magazine for quilters, by quilters. Circle of Squares Block Information. Gen X Quilters - Quilt Inspiration. Urban Shades Quilt. Hi everyone!

Urban Shades Quilt

I'm Andrea Harris and I'm excited to share this tutorial with you today. It uses Sweetwater's Mama Said Sew collection, and can be assembled quickly and easily. If you have any questions or if you make your own "Urban Shades Quilt", please feel free to email me or contact me through my blog at Millions of Thoughts . Fall Quilt Market 2014: Modern Quilting Trends Part 1.

International Quilt Market is the twice-yearly wholesale trade show for the quilting industry. Thousands of shop owners, fabric companies, authors, teachers, industry representatives, designers and enthusiasts descend on Houston for four days in the fall to learn about the latest products and trends in the quilting community. The vibrant modern quilting movement is continuing to grow and gain traction in the industry, evidenced by the latest Quilting in America survey that indicated 35 percent of dedicated quilters prefer modern quilts.

In this two-part series, I will share many of the modern quilting trends spotted at the 2014 fall quilt market. Modern quilts on display Photos via Christa Quilts. Lark_Quilt.pdf. Contemporary Quilting Tips: Using Negative Space. Make It Modern: 5 Ways to Turn Any Quilt Into a Modern Design! Prism_Web_Bonus.pdf. Mod 18″ Quilted Pillow. Sherri from Thread Riding Hood designed a Quilted Fabric Tray, Scalloped Edge Basket and this pretty Insulated Lunch Sack (perfect for back-to-school season!). She’s back with an easy, Mod 18″ Quilted Pillow, perfect for showing off your favorite fabrics and sprucing up your home for fall. It’s a quick project, perfect if you’re just starting out as a quilter. Learn more about Sherri and her work at Thread Riding Hood and in her introduction.

Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making series excerpt from Alissa Haight Carlton on Straight-Line Quilting. Susanne Woods, founder and publisher at Lucky Spool Media, compiled the Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making as an all-inclusive guide. Through the book’s 10 workshop chapters, expert quilters teach you modern quilt-making design principles, providing support as you practice a variety of quilting techniques and concepts. Visions of Acoma Paper-Pieced Quilt. Afton Warrick from Quilting Mod has a free paper pieced quilt pattern for you! This Visions of Acoma design includes all of the pattern pieces for you to download, plus step-by-step instructions. Afton lives in the southwest and was influenced by traditional design in the Acoma Pueblo region.

Learn more about Afton and her work in her introduction here. Hello! I’m Afton Warrick, visiting from my blogging haven at Quilting Mod. I couldn’t help but be influenced by the artistic flavor of the southwest after living for over a decade in the shadow of the Sandia Mountains, here in sunny Albuquerque, New Mexico. When I viewed the southwestern pottery gallery during a family outing to the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture in Santa Fe, I was taken with the high-contrast, solid colors and angular shapes of the Acoma pieces.

Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making series excerpt: Curved Blocks with Dan Rouse. Susanne Woods, founder and publisher at Lucky Spool Media, compiled the Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making as an all-inclusive guide. Through the book’s 10 workshop chapters, expert quilters teach you modern quilt-making design principles, providing support as you practice a variety of quilting techniques and concepts. Including in this informative guide are 16 new quilt patterns. Susanne and Lucky Spool are sharing excerpts from the Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making in a weekly series at Sew Mama Sew. Learn more about the book and find the first excerpt on Principles of Color here. The second excerpt from Alissa Haight Carlton covers straight-line quilting, and our third excerpt from expert Dan Rouse focuses on working with prints.

Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making series excerpt: Improvisational Patchwork with Denyse Schmidt. Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making series excerpt: Variable Framing with Jacquie Gering. Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making series excerpt: Appliqué Circles.