Join the modern quilt movement with Fresh Quilting. Today’s most innovative modern quilters reinterpret traditional techniques with a fresh, modern aesthetic. Season 2 builds on the lessons from the first season as we give a fresh twist to traditional designs and quilting techniques to create, memorable, high-impact quilts. Using avant-garde color palettes and negative space and manipulating familiar shapes in new ways; add dynamic energy to the timeless art of quilting.
Become part of the modern quilt movement with Fresh Quilting. In this new series, innovative modern quilters reinterpret traditional techniques with a fresh, modern aesthetic. In each episode, these contemporary designers give a fresh twist to traditional designs and quilting techniques to create high-impact quilts. They design with avant-garde color palettes and negative space and use familiar shapes in new ways. By reinventing age-old concepts and techniques, they add new energy to the timeless art of quilting. You can become part of the movement, too, and create your own compelling modern quilt designs, with Fresh Quilting.
While there are almost as many versions of quilt "history" as there are quilters, we all seem to be fascinated by the origins of this amazing craft that we share. Whether it's the history of the designs, the choice of colors, or the setting of the blocks, there seems to always be something more to learn about where these originated, how they evolved and why we are so inspired by them.
Do you shy away from sewing curved quilt blocks? A good way to practice quilting curves is with improvisational or wonky curved quilt blocks. These blocks are not only quick and fun to sew, but they are very forgiving and they'll let you practice joining fabric along a curve without the need to be perfect.
The traditional quilting pattern known as Drunkard's Path has a long history and many variations. It's a versatile design with lots of ways to put the same units together to create a quilts that look very different. Once you're comfortable with it, it's a great pattern to experiment with, since it has nearly endless variations. But maybe you've shied away from this one because you didn't feel comfortable negotiating the curves on your sewing machine.