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Toggle Table Runner

By: Colleen Carlson

The square shape is based on the historic courthouse steps block. Piecing begins by sewing two short rectangular strips to opposite sides of a center square. Then two long rectangles are sewn to the other sides of the…

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Teamworm quilt by Michelle White. Mint green, black, purples and grey triangle quilt

Teamwork Quilt

By: Michelle White

This quilt started out as an exercise to create an improv-lite project with simple piecing and movement throughout. It’s titled Teamwork because the groupings of triangles reminded Michelle of youth soccer teams all running around the field in a…

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A Quilt Fit for a Queen

By: Devida Bushrod

British-born Devida Bushrod, now living in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and a member of the Tulsa Modern Quilt Guild, made an interesting quilt earlier this year. As a part of her plan to make one pixel quilt per month of…

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Punch Block Study

By: Erin Case

The Punch block is beginner-friendly for those who are new to curved piecing. It features a large-scale quarter circle block – larger, more gentle curves are generally easier to sew.   If you’re new to sewing curves,…

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Echo Chamber

By: Karen Bolan

Explore multiple illusions with this striking modern quilt. Using only four fabric colors, play with color interactions to create a transparency effect. Create the illusion of large curves without any curved piecing. Learn to use a unique angle template…

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Modern Fundamentals Log Cabin Block

By: Sarah Ruiz

Log Cabin and Courthouse Steps are traditional blocks with countless possibilities. Each block is built from the center outward using rounds of strips built onto the previous round. In a Log Cabin block (Figure 1), strips are added by working…

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Quilt Show Photography Tips

By: Jessica Plunkett

Every fall, submissions open for members to submit their quilts to QuiltCon. One requirement is to upload quilt images – we know this can be the most challenging step as we hear members ask how to best take…

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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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