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Double Bubble

By: Bobbi Gentili

“Double Bubble” is a block-based design, featuring a hot new trend in modern quilting: curves within curves. This design will challenge you to learn inset curved piecing, precision piecing where two or more curved seams converge, and how pressing…

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Tulsa Sews

By: Tulsa MQG

Tulsa Sews is an initiative by the Tulsa Modern Quilt Guild (Tulsa MQG) to teach people of any age and interest level sewing skills. When Robin Jones, the newly elected President of Tulsa MQG, took office in July 2021, she…

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Finishing What She Started: Remembering Susanne Woods

By: Jessica Ahlstrand

Susanne Woods, who passed away in February of 2020 at just 47 years old, was a quilting book publisher and an early board member of the MQG. She sat on the board from 2013 to 2018 and was then part…

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Tilted Tiles by Charles Cameron

Tilted Tiles

By: Charles Cameron

Tilted Tiles is a semi-improv quilt. The pattern is a collection of approachable techniques that allow for the creation of a quilt with the look and feel of improv while allowing for the use of a ruler at…

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Oh Happy Day by Yvonne Fuchs

Quilt Math – Yardage

By: Yvonne Fuchs

This month, we are going to explore the heart of quilt math: yardage calculations and fabric requirements. To get to a yardage calculation, I use the intermediate cutting instructions step to stay organized. Creating Cutting Instructions Let’s start right where…

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Puzzle Patch Block Study

By: Vasudha Govindan

The inspiration for this block is the Half-Square Triangle (HST), the simple yet versatile building block of many quilt patterns. It keeps the diagonal seam of the HST and add other elements to each triangle section. …

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Criss Cross Chain

By: Wendy Chow

We take a trip down memory lane with the Criss Cross Chain quilt. Growing up, Wendy’s mum would sometimes allow her and her sisters to try on her jewelry for fun and share the stories behind each of…

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The Road to Best in Show

By: Teresa Duryea Wong

The movies nominated for best picture every year only have one thing in common – they’re movies. One is hilarious while another is an all-out tear-jerker. Judging one against the other takes guts. QuiltCon’s Best in Show is a lot like that. While the entries all have one thing in common – they are quilts – their other qualities are a chaotic array of style, color, technique, subject matter, and beauty. The first QuiltCon was held in Austin in 2013. There was no event in 2014. Beginning in 2015, QuiltCon has been held annually in cities across the U.S. The 2023 Atlanta will be its 10th anniversary. Each year, the judges somehow find a path to judge one quilt against another.  Here’s how they do it.

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a row of fat quarters in blues

Region 1 Town Hall – June 2022

By: Greg Stewart

Join MQG Region 1 Representative Greg Stewart as he shares updates from the Modern Quilt Guild and invites questions from members of region 1.

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Bright colored hour-glass quilt blocks in pinks, greens, blues

Region 4 Town Hall – June 2022

By: Candy Parker

Join MQG Region 4 Representative Candy Parker as she shares updates from the Modern Quilt Guild and invites questions from members of region 4.

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a person in a green shirt using a rotary cutter on fabric.

Region 2 Town Hall – June 2022

By: Mary Anne Williams

Join MQG Region 2 Representative Mary Anne Williams as she shares updates from the Modern Quilt Guild and invites questions from members of region 2.

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Region 3 Town Hall – June 2022

By: Heather Kinion

Join MQG Region 3 Representative Heather Kinion as she shares updates from the Modern Quilt Guild and invites questions from members of region 3.

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