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Free motion quilting the sunflower quilt

Adding stems and leaves I'm really enjoying using these three fabric lines from Northcott to make my sunflower art quilt ...
Modern Stained Glass Wall Hanging

Making 2 zany stained glass quilt blocks

This zany modern stained glass wall hanging is made using Northcott's Stonehenge Gradations Brights - Amethyst collection of fabrics. By ...
Trim the placemat so it measures 12½" x 18½".

Exploring ColorWorks Concepts for quilted placemat #2

Let's try some other combinations of the Soho panel and coordinating fabric to make placemat #2. From the panel, fussy-cut ...
Soho panel, 1 print and 3 solids from the ColorWorks Concepts collection

How to use Soho fabric to make placemat #1

Before making placemat #1, you'll need to choose your fabrics. There are so many fabrics in the ColorWorks Concepts collection, ...
Modern place mats with solid-color binding

Bind and finish your quilted place mats

Now it’s time to bind and finish your quilted place mats. You’re almost finished your little modern quilts! First, trim ...
Cut these pieces for place mat #1

Making your first modern quilt place mat

Yesterday, you learned some general guidelines for modern quilt design. Let’s put that information to work in making your first ...
"Fiesta" by Jean Boyd (www.PatternsByJeanBoyd.com)

5 elements for modern quilt making

Modern quilting – what’s it all about? Are modern quilts really so different from traditional or art quilts? Everyone has ...
Finished binding

10 ways to make your quilts more “modern”

Definition of a modern quilt Although I live in an old stone house surrounded by farm land with a multitude ...
Peddles machine quilted with Fruitti thread from WonderFil

Free Motion Quilting: Landscape Elements & Modern Quilts

Landscape elements are great for modern quilts! Sometimes it's a challenge to decide on the free motion quilting design to ...