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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… 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

Freedom from Perfection & Procrastination

Try to make your work perfect? Work on projects at the last minute? Feel like your work is not good enough? Stop procrastinating and start doing — today! Procrastination and perfection are closely linked, and once you unlock the connection you can learn how to be free and move projects… Read More

Social Media Principles for Quilters

Technology continues to evolve the world of quilting — and social media is just one element that influences it. By deploying basic social media principles to your quilty life, you can connect with a vast world network of quilters, find creative and useful ways to sell your quilting goods and… Read More

Creative Webinar: Being True to Your Inner Quilt Artist

An important part of the modern quilt community is to be inspired by all of quilts that are constantly popping up in our social media feeds. But, sometimes do you feel you get caught up in the fads and trends and lose yourself as a quilter? Latifah will share with… Read More

You Call That a Quilt?

The quilt galaxy in America is so big, so healthy, that there are four distinct styles of quilts we make: Traditional, Studio/Art, Contemporary, and Modern. What are the differences between them? How did these styles emerge? When you know your roots, you fall in love with quilts all over again. Read More

Get Published: How to Pitch Magazines Like a Pro Panel

Want to see your work in print? Join our panel of magazine experts to learn how pitch patterns and articles. In this webinar, you’ll learn what editors look for in submissions, what to send with your pitch, and the nitty gritty details like contracts, rights, fees, and more. Panelists include… Read More

How to Teach a Quilt Class

In this webinar, we’ll cover the who, what, where, when and why of teaching a quilt class. (Not necessarily in that order!) If you’ve always thought about teaching but haven’t taken the plunge yet, this class will give you some of the basics and hopefully the confidence to take that… Read More