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Voltron by Irene Roderick

On-Demand Education – Maximalism!

By: Irene Roderick

What is maximalism? Have we seen it before in arts, culture, and quilting? We sure have – Irene Roderick, a member of the Austin MQG, shows us different styles and influences throughout history, unlocks the ultimate maximalist source…

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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG Sew Along – Week 5

By: The MQG

Week 5 Assignment – Piece Square in a Half-Square Triangle (SHST) Units   Click here to watch the Week 5 Video.  Please refer to page 8 in the pattern for full instructions on assembling the Square in a…

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May 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

By: The MQG

The May MQG Color Palette Inspiration is here! And it should look familiar as it’s the MQG Community Outreach Challenge palette. We’re excited to see how our members use it for the Community Outreach quilts and any other…

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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG Sew Along – Week 4

By: The MQG

Week 4 Assignment – Piece Split Square (SS) Units   Click here to watch the Week 4 Video. Please refer to page 8 in the pattern for full instructions on assembling the Split Square (SS) Units.

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Maximalism in Modern Quilting

By: Jessica Plunkett

What is maximalism? The phrase maximalist style is often used in interior design, where a more-is-more philosophy is embraced. Maximalist style includes a mix of colors, patterns, and textures that are densely utilized. Maximalism is used…

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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG Sew Along – Week 3

By: The MQG

Week 3 Assignment – Piece Four-Patch Units Click here to watch the Week 3 Video.  Please refer to page 7 in the pattern for full instructions on assembling the Four-Patch units. You will need to gather…

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On-Demand Education – Creative Color for Modern Quilters

By: Erika Mulvenna

What is color theory? What is a color wheel? What is human color perception? In this on-demand video, Erika, a Chicago MQG member, takes a look at color systems throughout history, has participants take part in a color…

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Criss Cross Chain Quilt Pattern

MQG 2023 Sew Along – Weeks 1 & 2

By: The MQG

Welcome to Week 1 of the MQG Sew Along. We’re so glad you’re joining us – thank you for being here! Over 400 members have signed up for the sew along, with participants from around the world. Weeks…

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On-Demand Education – A Quilty Solid: An App for Color Fans

By: Steph Skardal

Have you ever wanted to find out what solid color fabrics match the colors in an inspirational photo? Would you like to build color palettes and save them for future projects? There’s an app for that! In this…

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April 2023 Color Palette Inspiration

This month, we shifted away from quilts and looked at another common household object for color inspiration – indoor plants. We were inspired by the soft colors of succulents, including these pastel greens and pinks. Plants, animals, and…

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Octagonal Orb Block Tutorial

By: Elizabeth Hartman

Ready to make a fun block that is super scrap friendly? Meet the Octagonal Orb Block, by Elizabeth Hartman! The Octagonal Orb Block was adapted from a fabulous pillow designed by Heather Bostic. The fact…

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Criss Cross Chain Color Mock Up 1

MQG 2023 Sew Along – Color Resources

By: The MQG

The opportunities are endless for color and fabric selection with the Criss Cross Chain pattern! You are welcome to use any fabric that you like. Please refer to page 5 of the pattern for fabric requirements.

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