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Minimalism Resource Playlist

Need an easier way to find the resources you’re looking for as you focus your study of modern quilts? Throughout the year, we will highlight different elements of modern quilting, and provide resource playlists for you.    Minimalism is an element the MQG uses… Read More

September 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

Hi Barbie! The September MQG Color Palette Inspiration is here! We drew inspiration from the record-breaking movie, Barbie. We can’t help but imagine how a modernized Barbie gingham dress or improv Weird Barbie-inspired quilts would take shape! Note that the numbers you see on the graphic are… Read More

On-Demand Education – Quilting Improvisationally

Improvisational piecing is commonly recognized in the modern quilting movement. The same improvisational mindset can be applied to quilting as well. Clara Stoikow, an individual member of the MQG, shares her approach for quilting improvisationally. Read More

August 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

The August MQG Color Palette Inspiration is here! We drew inspiration from the new logo of our signature event, QuiltCon. Are you drawn to the cool blues and greens or the warm tones of orange, yellow, and pink? Note that the numbers you see on the graphic are hex codes. Read More

MQG Sew Along Weeks 15 & 16

Weeks 15 & 16 Assignment – Assemble Quilt Top Click here to watch the Weeks 15 & 16 Video – A look at assembling the quilt top. Please refer to pages 15-16 in the pattern for full instructions on assembling the quilt top. You… Read More

A Look at Improvisational Quilts

Improvisational piecing in quilting typically means a quilt made without a defined pattern or template. From there, it’s up to the maker on how their improvisational quilt will take shape – which fabrics to use, what other techniques may be utilized in the design, and how the piece will be… Read More

MQG Sew Along Weeks 13 & 14

Weeks 13 & 14 Assignment – Piece Block B Units   Click here to watch the Weeks 13 & 14 Video – A look at piecing Block B Units. Please refer to page 14 in the pattern for full instructions on piecing Block B units. Read More

July 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

The July Color Palette Inspiration is here! This month’s inspiration comes from forecasted color trends – lime green is on the scene late this year and beige is making a comeback in 2024. Do you follow color trends for your quilt palettes or do you stick with your tried and… Read More

Improv Resource Playlist

Need an easier way to find the resources you’re looking for as you focus your study of modern quilts? Throughout the year, we will highlight different elements of modern quilting, and provide resource playlists for you.   Improvisational piecing, or improv, is an element the MQG… Read More