Posts Tagged "Modern Quilting"


Curves Made Modern: Drunkard’s Path Variations

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Quilting |

The traditional quilting pattern known as Drunkard's Path has a long history and many variations. It's a versatile design with lots of ways to put the same units together to create a quilts that look very different. Once you're comfortable with it, it's a great pattern to experiment with, since it has nearly endless variations. But maybe you've shied away from this one because you didn't feel comfortable negotiating the curves on your sewing machine. Here's a way to make modern Drunkard's Path Read more

Expand Your Horizons by Using Unique Quilting Fabric

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in Quilting |

As quilters, we often reach that point where we want to try something new and different with our quilts. Why not add different kinds of fabric to our quilts? The soft feel of flannel, the sheen of satin or the texture of organza. Whatever type of fabric we choose, it will surely give the quilt a unique texture and cause the eye to delight in the visual appearance. Learn tips and tricks to use different kinds of fabric in your quilt.

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Stitch Your Fill With These Modern Quilting Filler Designs

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

There are many more quilting filler designs that will help you keep the modern design of your quilt. You can use a single fill across a quilt — but that adds little interest. We'll review filler designs that can differentiate areas of the quilt and make your modern design shine!

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Paper View: 6 Modern Paper Piecing Patterns

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Quilting |

If you need a good laugh, these modern and unusual paper piecing patterns are sure to bring a smile to your face. Accurate and filled with personality, these blocks will help you gain confidence in paper piecing!

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Happy Haunting! Modern Halloween Quilt Ideas to Dress Up Your Home

Posted by on Oct 11, 2014 in Quilting |

If you haven't settled on your Halloween quilting plans just yet, you still have time to sew a scary (or sweet) patchwork quilt! Use the Halloween fabrics in your stash, or selects shades of black, orange, green and white for fresh, modern Halloween quilts.

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