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MQG 2023 Sew Along

We’re excited to host a sew along and sew with you! This year, we’re making the Criss Cross Chain pattern, the July 2022 Quilt of the Month, designed by Wendy Chow, an individual MQG member.  The sew along is open to any MQG member and kicks… Read More

Color Resources Playlist

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of resources available in the MQG Resource Library? We are making playlists to help you focus your study of modern quilts. Throughout the next year, we will be focusing on the different elements of modern quilting, starting with the use of color in modern quilts. Read More

March 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

The MQG March Color Palette Inspiration is here! This month, we took inspiration from the QuiltCon 2023 People’s Choice quilt winner! The quilt, titled Ruby Curvelets, was made by Fiona Johnstone, an Individual Member. There’s so much color to enjoy in Fiona’s quilt! Note that the… Read More

QuiltCon Best in Show Winners 2013-2022

As we celebrate #TenYearsofQuiltCon, we wanted to spotlight the Best in Show Winners from 2013-2022. Each maker and their winning quilt are listed below by year. We also reached out to the previous Best in Show winners and invited them to participate in a variety of activities to… Read More

February 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

New! This year, the MQG will share a color palette each month to use as inspiration for future quilt projects. Every month will be themed and we’ll share our source of inspiration for the palette. Guilds can feel free to use these for developing member challenges, as well as individuals who… Read More

January 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

New! This year, the MQG will share a color palette each month to use as inspiration for future quilt projects. Every month will be themed and we’ll share our source of inspiration for the palette. Guilds can feel free to use these for developing member challenges, as well as individuals… Read More

Modern Fundamentals: Equilateral (60-Degree) Triangles

Triangles are a simple shape that present endless modern quilt design possibilities! The MQG Fundamentals series has previously covered half-square triangles and half-rectangle triangles, and you are now ready to add equilateral triangles to your quilting toolbox. These triangles are quite different and are a great opportunity to level up… Read More

Meet William Jordan: Youth Quilter

Some quilters would love to have their work showcased in exhibits. Some dream of the opportunity for their work to be acquired by a museum. Imagine those desires coming to fruition – at age 10. Meet William Jordan, a now-11-year-old quilter whose work has been on display at QuiltCon and… Read More

Not So Square

This quilt was inspired by shadows on a bookcase. Tina designed this with simplicity and the ability to showcase large swaths of prints or custom quilting in mind. By using basic components, gentle curves, and inset circles, achieve a modern aesthetic with just a few seams. Skills you will learn… Read More

Quilt Math – Pattern Writing Tips

In the first article in the Quilt Math series, we took a look back at the Fundamentals that were shared in 2021. We evaluated how to take what was shared in the Fundamentals and determine which construction method would be best for a quilt or quilt pattern. In the… Read More