Online Class

Designing Modern Quilts

$39.99

Gain fresh perspectives on color, prints, patterns and modern quilt construction with Weeks Ringle of Modern Quilt Studio.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Weeks Ringle
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Learn to design quilts that reflect our times in Designing Modern Quilts with Weeks Ringle! Weeks provides the tools necessary to scratch your expressive itch, offering fresh perspectives on color, prints, patterns and quilt construction. The class includes five “explorations” that will tap your creativity and expand your approach to designing quilts. Weeks also shares her brainstorm-in-a-box approach to finding design inspiration in surprising places.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
33:05
Weeks demystifies design and discusses the preparations and perspective needed to design modern quilts.
2. Modern Quilts
11:54
3. Color Theory Basics
12:59
4. Master Use of Color
26:40
5. Printed Fabrics
20:36
6. Designing with Solids
27:38
7. Composition
41:32
8. Executing Your Design
21:13
9. Beyond the Block
23:29
10. Quilting & Finishing
39:33

Taught by

Weeks Ringle
Weeks Ringle
Weeks Ringle is the co-founder of Modern Quilt Studio (previously FunQuilts), a contemporary quilt design studio in Oak Park, Illinois. Weeks and her husband, Bill Kerr, began making modern quilts in 1999, using their graduate design degrees to bring a modern voice to the quilt world. Modern Quilt Studio launched the first-ever magazine exclusively dedicated to modern quilting, Modern Quilts Illustrated, in 2011. Weeks and Bill's second book, The Modern Quilt Workshop, is now in its sixth printing. Their other books on contemporary quilting and design include Transparency Quilts, Quilts Made Modern and Quiltmaker’s Color Workshop. Their work has been featured widely in the national press including in O:The Oprah Magazine, TIME, The New York Times, Dwell, American Patchwork & Quilting and Country Living.
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