Modern Quilts: Designs Of The New Century
Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century

Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century

So excited to be today's stop on the blog hop for the launch of the Modern Quilt Guild's book, Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century! Curated and written by authors Riane Menardi, Alissa Haight Carlton, and Heather Grant, the book is a retrospective showcasing more than 200 quilts and traces the history of modern quilts from Amish and Gee's Bend quilters, to the first use of the word 'modern' in quilting. I was lucky enough to have a sneak peak at Quilt Market last October and the book is b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l. A large, hardcover book, it is the perfect coffee…

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Kismet
Kismet

Kismet

A blog! A blog! How 2003 of me. Better late than never I suppose. This inaugural post was written on Feb 23, 2015.

I am currently on a flight from AUS ➡️ JFK, the first leg of my trip back home to Montreal. I’ve just spent 5 days at QuiltCon, The Modern Quilt Guild’s soon-to-be annual modern quilting conference and show, in Austin TX. The five days have been glorious – inspired quilts and quilters, everyone abuzz as this newest segment of quilting seems to be on a path towards reaching critical mass. It feels like the tipping point is coming and everyone is excited to be a part of it, including me.

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