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Double T, October 2016

Changing the scale of a block can dramatically impact a quilt, and altering the scale of a traditional block is a fun and easy way to make a modern traditionalist quilt. In this Block of the Month lesson, you’ll learn how to increase or decrease a block’s size and use… Read More

Note to Self, October 2016

Things don’t have to be complicated to be interesting. One simple block takes on a different look depending on color placement and those shapes immediately surrounding it. Add in one solid square and one pieced block and the impact is quite significant. Note to Self is made up… Read More

No-Tails Binding: Mitered Corners by Machine

Every quilter probably knows several ways to sew binding to a quilt, but this method will have you exclaiming, “Ah-ha! How smart!” Up your game with a triple-fantastic finish that gives you a squared-up quilt, machine-bound corners, and binding that’s fully-stuffed with batting. With step-by-step pictures and explanation, you’ll learn… Read More

Snapped, September 2016

“The Snapped quilt is an introduction to cropping and scale and large-scale piecing. There are only 12 blocks in this quilt, but they are 27 inches wide — so be warned! The quilt itself is a large card-trick block that has been ‘snapped’ in two pieces and rearranged asymetrically. The… Read More

Creative Webinar: Designing Quilts in EQ7

Learn the basics of EQ7 with Amy Ellis! Amy will share the all the basics and tricks she’s picked up after using the program for years. Like how to use the tool bars and libraries to their fullest potential, draw your own blocks, and experiment with the fabrics you plan… Read More

Creative Webinar: “Definition: Modern Quilt”

Since the first minimalist, solids-rich quilts began emerging from the West Coast in the early aughts, the curiosity has remained: what, exactly, is a “modern quilt?” Countless voices have contributed to the conversation, and in this informative and entertaining webinar, amateur quilt historian and quilt maker Mary Fons brings you… Read More

Funky Medina, July 2016

Fun, fresh take on the traditional Arkansas Traveler block, the Funky Medina block uses paper piecing to make those points super precise! Play with color to create your own unique version. Read More

Making Traditional Modern

In this webinar, we’ll discuss how to update traditional patterns by using modern ideas to create dynamic designs. We will be visually exploring how to design a modern quilt beginning with traditional favorites, such as log cabins and half square triangle designs, and adding in modern elements to demonstrate how… Read More

Quilt Show Jurying & Judging Panel

Are you entering a juried quilt show this summer? Tune in to the MQG’s June webinar to get insider tips from quilt experts and former judges. In this panel, Jacquie Gering, Shannon Page, and Stevii Graves will join Heather Grant to discuss jurying, shipping, photos, scoring, and the dos and… Read More