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Panel: The Influence of Varied Voices in Quilting

There’s so much to learn by seeking diversity and looking outside our immediate cultures to the broader world for inspiration. In this webinar panel discussion, we’ll explore how quilters can be impacted by different frames of reference and backgrounds, thereby gaining new perspectives about their craft. We’ll cover how the… Read More

Quilting Inspiration From Reclaimed Textiles

Special quilts begin with special fabrics. These fabrics can be ones you’ve collected from family and loved ones, or ones that remind you of special places or things. Blair talks through how to find inspiration through creatively reused vintage and cast off fabrics into beautiful quilts. It’s much easier than… Read More

Color Theory for Modern Quilters

Color theory is a great tool for putting together interesting quilt palettes. It seems complicated and full of rules to so many people, but it doesn’t have to be. Kim will demystify the concepts of color theory and show tons of juicy examples from the modern quilt world. This webinar… Read More

No-Tails Binding: Mitered Corners by Machine

Every quilter probably knows several ways to sew binding to a quilt, but this method will have you exclaiming, “Ah-ha! How smart!” Up your game with a triple-fantastic finish that gives you a squared-up quilt, machine-bound corners, and binding that’s fully-stuffed with batting. With step-by-step pictures and explanation, you’ll learn… Read More

Creative Webinar: Designing Quilts in EQ7

Learn the basics of EQ7 with Amy Ellis! Amy will share the all the basics and tricks she’s picked up after using the program for years. Like how to use the tool bars and libraries to their fullest potential, draw your own blocks, and experiment with the fabrics you plan… Read More

Creative Webinar: “Definition: Modern Quilt”

Since the first minimalist, solids-rich quilts began emerging from the West Coast in the early aughts, the curiosity has remained: what, exactly, is a “modern quilt?” Countless voices have contributed to the conversation, and in this informative and entertaining webinar, amateur quilt historian and quilt maker Mary Fons brings you… Read More

Making Traditional Modern

In this webinar, we’ll discuss how to update traditional patterns by using modern ideas to create dynamic designs. We will be visually exploring how to design a modern quilt beginning with traditional favorites, such as log cabins and half square triangle designs, and adding in modern elements to demonstrate how… Read More

Quilt Show Jurying & Judging Panel

Are you entering a juried quilt show this summer? Tune in to the MQG’s June webinar to get insider tips from quilt experts and former judges. In this panel, Jacquie Gering, Shannon Page, and Stevii Graves will join Heather Grant to discuss jurying, shipping, photos, scoring, and the dos and… Read More

Creative Webinar: English Paper Piecing

English paper piecing (EPP) is a hand sewing method used to create intricate geometric shapes with y-seams. It’s my absolute favorite technique to incorporate into quilts – both for the process of sewing by hand and how the finished product looks. Check out this picture-packed webinar to learn how to… Read More

The Hallmarks of Modern Machine Quilting

Join Christa Watson for an informative webinar presentation full of examples demonstrating how the the modern aesthetic applies to the machine quilting process. Learn how negative space, minimalism, graphic geometry, improvisation, and other hallmarks of the modern aesthetic can be incorporated into your machine quilting work. Christa will also explain… Read More