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Mini Satsuma

By: Holly Clarke

This quilt was inspired by the Modern Traditionalist practice of taking a time-honored quilt design and updating it with modern aesthetics to create a new design that feels fresh, but familiar. In this case, a traditional Irish Chain…

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On-Demand Education – Value of Quilts: Panel Discussion

By: The MQG

How do you price quilts? What factors do you take into consideration when pricing a quilt? Is there a formula? Do you truly take into account all hours put into the project? We asked members a variety of…

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On-Demand Education: Modern Traditionalism

By: Holly Clarke

How do quilters apply traditional quilting elements to their modern quilts? Holly Clarke, a Winnipeg MQG member, explores traditional and modern quilt aesthetics and how the two are used together to create interesting modern traditional quilts. Holly includes…

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December 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

By: The MQG

The December 2023 Color Palette Inspiration is here! We were inspired by the rich and vibrant colors that one may occasionally see at sunset.  Note that the numbers you see on the graphic are hex codes.

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November 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

By: The MQG

The November 2023 Color Palette Inspiration is here! We were inspired by 70s retro colors. These palettes tend to use secondary colors, and we featured rich red oranges, deep blue greens, and soft yellow greens.

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7 Quilt Back Tips To Inspire You

By: Andrea Tsang Jackson

Andrea Tsang Jackson, a Maritime MQG member and creator of the popular #PartyInTheQuiltBack tag on Instagram, shares 7 Quilt Back Tips to Inspire You. From how to use your favorite large-scale prints to how to utilize quilt top scraps, Andrea’s…

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October 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

By: The MQG

The October 2023 Color Palette Inspiration is here! Move over pumpkin spice latte because we’ve got a dark and moody palette to inspire members. While the palette leans on darker values of green, there’s lots of opportunity…

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Double Arc quilt by Carson Converse

On-Demand Education – Minimalist Design

By: Carson Converse

Have you ever wondered how to approach a minimalist design? Carson Converse, a member of the Northampton MQG, shares a broad look at Minimalism vs. minimalism in art, and then dives into minimalism in quilting. Carson shares her thought process…

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Minimalism Resource Playlist

By: The MQG

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. …

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September 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

By: The MQG

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!…

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On-Demand Education – QuiltCon Category Selection: Choosing a Category for Your Quilt

By: The MQG

Choosing a category to enter your QuiltCon quilts can be one of the more challenging tasks when it comes to entering the quilt show. Amanda Bernay, Director of Partnerships, sits down with Robert Bosscher, Caroline Hadley, and Irene Roderick to…

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On-Demand Education – Quilting Improvisationally

By: Clara Stoikow

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.

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