My Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day visitors made some keen observations about characteristic traits of modern quilts. I've outlined these thoughts with visual representations from Quilt Week in Albuquerque, Quilt Con 2015, my own work, and recent fabric collections.
Anne Marie Chany's Moccasin Block of the Month is an enlarged combination of the Japanese X & + and Sister's Choice blocks.
Specific Quilting Styles
|Orange Zest by Kimberly Einmo and Judi Madsen|
|Boise MQG Charity Quilt|
If you are interested in detailed free-motion designs, I highly recommend Kathleen's blog. She provides excellent tutorials and suggestions for filling spaces.
For some tips on this technique, check out Quilting Daily's recent article.
|Ceiling Tiles by Amy Garro|
|Ascent by the Do. Good Stitches Bee|
|Infinite Whispers by Jennifer Chan|
|What's the Frequency, Love? by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill|
|GLITCH! by Susan Strong|
|Wavelength by Lee Heinrich|
|Watercolors by the Do. Good Stitches Bee|
|Huckleberry by Rebecca Bryan|
This bundle from Sew Me A Song is pure vibrance.
Unconventional Background Colors
Enlarged BlocksKathy York's Best of Show for Quilt Con 2015 is comprised on smaller versions of the entire quilt layout.
|i Quilt by Kathy York|
|Moccasin BOM by Anne Marie Chany|
|Freeflow by Lee Heinrich|
|Eggs and Darts by Amanda Leins|
|Gradient by Alys Gagnon|
|Ascend by Nicole Neblett|
Modernizing Traditional Blocks
|Deconstructed Lodestar by Amy Struckmeyer|
|March: Modern X by Christa Watson|