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August 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

By: The MQG

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…

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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG Sew Along Weeks 15 & 16

By: The MQG

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…

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A Look at Improvisational Quilts

By: The MQG

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…

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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG Sew Along Weeks 13 & 14

By: The MQG

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…

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July 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

By: The MQG

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…

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Improv 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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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG Sew Along Weeks 11 & 12

By: The MQG

Weeks 11 & 12 Assignment – Piece Block A Units   Click here to watch the Weeks 11 & 12 Video – A look at piecing Block A Units. Please refer to page 13 in the…

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Maximalist Mini Tutorial

By: The MQG

Meet the Maximalist Mini, or Maxi Mini, a maximalist mini quilt designed to be a low-key way to try your hand at maximalism.        We have provided a tutorial to create the Maxi Mini…

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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG Sew Along Weeks 9 & 10

By: The MQG

Weeks 9 & 10 Assignment – Piece Quarter-Square Triangle (QST) Units   Click here to watch the Weeks 9 & 10 Video – Part 1 – This video includes tips for this week and covers the material from…

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June 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

By: The MQG

The June MQG Color Palette Inspiration is here! This month’s palette inspiration comes from the rainbow colors of Pride month, celebrating all LGBTQ+ quilters and quilt enthusiasts! We’ve taken a turn from the typical rainbow colors – we used the…

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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG Sew Along Weeks 7 & 8

By: The MQG

Weeks 7 & 8 Assignment – Piece Flying Geese (FG) Units   Click here to watch the Weeks 7 & 8 Video – Part 1 (this covers page 9 of the pattern). Click here to watch the Weeks…

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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG Sew Along – Week 6

By: The MQG

Week 6 Assignment – Trim SS and SHST Units Click here to watch the Week 6 Video.  Please refer to page 8 in the pattern for full instructions on trimming SS and SHST units. You will…

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