ISSUE # 21 – Rosebud Block

ISSUE # 21 – Rosebud Block

Rosebud Block by Donna Lynn Thomas Refer to Quilting Fundamentals: Set-In and Curved Seams on page 72 of Issue #21 to make this cute little Rosebud block while you practice sewing set-in and curved seams. Continue Reading

Issue #17 – Star Bright Mini Quilt

Issue #17 – Star Bright Mini Quilt

Create a mini quilt using a smaller version of the Four Star block featured in the Block of the Month Sampler Quilt in MQU Issue #17. Designer: Emily Herrick  Skill Level: Confident Beginner Finished Sizes: Quilt 23″ x 23″ • Block 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ Continue Reading

Issue #17 – Pretty Purses

Issue #17 – Pretty Purses

Different techniques make each of these three purses unique—piece together scraps to make the small purse, embroider the motifs of a special print for the medium purse, or accent a single fabric with ruching for the large purse. Designer: Sarah Thomas            Skill Level: Confident Beginner Continue Reading

Summer 2016 – Good & Plenty by Latifah Saafir

Summer 2016 – Good & Plenty by Latifah Saafir

Good & Plenty by Latifah Saafir. Create a scrappy modern quilt with curved shapes that resemble the quilt’s candy namesake and using Grafic by Latifah Saafir, the first screenprint collection for Me + You, the modern division of Hoffman Fabrics, as seen in the Summer 2016 issue. Good-and-Plenty-quilt-pattern Continue Reading

Crazy 8s Throw – Winter 2016

Crazy 8s Throw – Winter 2016

Crazy 8s plush throw by Shannon Fabrics. Stay warm this winter when you work with plush fabrics (see tips on page 70 of the Winter issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited). Crazy8Pattern in Winter 2016 Modern Quilts Unlimited   Continue Reading

Jane Sassaman Studio Tour!

Jane Sassaman Studio Tour!

Jane Sassaman Studio Tour Carol Zentgraf Read Jane’s Story in the Fall issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited! See the studio tour photos in our GALLERY Last February, when I took a workshop from Jane Sassaman at Quilting in the Desert, she invited me to come visit her Harvard, IL studio and I jumped at the… Continue Reading

August 2015 Block Challenge Winner

August 2015 Block Challenge Winner

The  WINNER of the August Block Challenge was Moira McSpadden with her Snail’s Trail adaption, Snail Tornado! Moira won a Fat Quarter Bundle from Michael Miller Fabrics and a Thread Selection from Superior Threads as well as a one-year subscription to Modern Quilts Unlimited. The fabrics used were three shades of Fairy Frost.  You can see… Continue Reading

BLOCK AND QUILT CHALLENGE!

BLOCK AND QUILT CHALLENGE!

Modern Quilts Unlimited Magazine and Michael Miller Fabrics have teamed up for an exciting new block challenge with! Additional Sponsors are Babylock, Superior Threads and Mountain Mist Batting. EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN! Continue Reading

One Patch Quilts in EQ7

One Patch Quilts in EQ7

One Patch Quilts in EQ7 by Heidi Kory for The Electric Quilt Company This lesson accompanies Heidi Kory’s article in the Fall issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited (page 80). Download the EQ7 project here. It requires EQ7 to open. For more information about The Electric Quilt please visit www.electricquilt.com. If you need help with this lesson please contact techsupport@electricquilt.com… Continue Reading

Circle of Friends Challenge Quilt – FREE PATTERN!

Circle of Friends Challenge Quilt – FREE PATTERN!

Circle of Friends Challenge Quilt Organized by Michele Muska; assembled by Barbara Cartier; quilted by Rachael Dorr Introduction by Victoria Findlay Wolf; “Friends find the common thread. My friend Michele and I were talking one day about what might happen if we challenged our friends, Lisa, Earamichia, Andrea, David, Andrea ,Kim and Karla to join us and each make a block… Continue Reading

Traditional to Modern – Yo-Yos!

Traditional to Modern – Yo-Yos!

Traditional To Modern  by Michele Muska In the Fall 2014 issue, Michele shares a modern yo-yo quilt pattern from her new book Quilting the New Classics; 20 Inspired Quilt Projects: Traditional to Modern Designs. Designed by Monica Solorio-Snow, the instructions for YO! can be found on page 60. Michele says, “Yo-Yo’s happen to be one of my favorite… Continue Reading

Inspirations From An Art Retreat with Nancy Crow

Inspirations From An Art Retreat with Nancy Crow

Inspirations From An Art Retreat with Nancy Crow by Elaine Schmidt “The Improv De-Railed Quilt I designed for the Spring 2014 issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited was inspired by a Nancy Crow workshop I attended last spring. I have long been an admirer of artist Nancy Crow’s work. Her exhibition quilts have always captured my… Continue Reading

WEB EXTRAS! for Summer 2014

WEB EXTRAS! for Summer 2014

We have tons of WEB EXTRAS! for you this time! Editor Carol Zentgraf added a baby quilt and some soft Play Blocks, get the full-size patterns for the Fabric Bracelet quilt by Cheryl A Adam, a Flying Geese Tutorial by Nedra Sorensen, another EQ7 tutorial – this time on Wedding Ring quilts and a FREE PATTERN from Benartex!  Continue Reading