Quilting Modern eBook: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts

Break free and go bold with the Quilting Modern eBook! Learn improvisational techniques to make graphic contemporary quilts and quilted projects.

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From two pioneers of today’s modern quilting movement, the Quilting Modern eBook will teach you improvisational techniques to make graphic contemporary quilts and quilted projects. Explore seven core techniques and multiple projects using each technique, presented with detailed instructions. Authors Jacquie Gering and Katie Pedersen offer step-by-step advice on quilting basics, tools, and materials and share their knowledge of color and design.

New and seasoned quilters will love making each stunning bed quilt, wall hanging, pillowcase, and table accessory with this must-have resource. Quilting Modern is a field guide for all quilt lovers who strive to break free from the constraints of tradition and yearn to successfully make contemporary, exciting, artful projects. This eBook format will quickly become your go-to quilting companion

SKU: EP4806

Author/Speaker/Editor: Katie Pedersen

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596687547

Table of Contents
Tools and Materials
Quilting Basics
Color and Design
Finishing Techniques

Free Yourself: Free-Piecing Technique and Projects
Urban Garden Quilt
Sea Glass Quilt
Winging It Pillow

Log Cabin Makeover: Improvisational Log Cabin Technique and Projects
Mod TV Quilt
Lilac Crush Quilt
Tunnel Vision Quilt

Slice and Dice: Slice and Insert Technique and Projects
Add It Up Quilt
Shattered Quilt
Southwestern Pillows

To The Point: Stitch and Flip Triangle Technique and Projects
Supernova Quilt
Blind Co-Pilot Quilt
Swirling Medallion Quilt

Strip Tease: Strip Piecing Technique and Projects
Fiesta Wall Quilt
Fractured Quilt
Stepping-Stone Quilt

Going Crazy: Modern Crazy-Piecing Technique and Projects
Winder Windows Quilt
Blue Ice Quilt
Crazy Placemats

Embrace Your Curves: Improvisational Curves Technique and Projects
Sardinia Table Runner
Tipsy City Quilt
Illusions Quilt

About the Author
Jacquie Gering serves on the executive board of the National Modern Quilt Guild and is founder of the Kansas City Modern Quilt Guild. Her work has been featured on Apartment Therapy and in Stitch magazine. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Katie Pedersen is a founder of the Seattle chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild. She teaches quilting locally and is a featured artist for Amy Butler Software. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
 “If you've ever thought, for even a moment, that you'd like to explore improvisational piecing techniques, then this is a must-have book for you.  And, if you haven't thought about exploring improvisation, then this book is still for you.  Why? Because it is so crammed full of eye-candy that you"ll wonder why you haven't yet played with this process.”  –Malka Dubrawsky, author, Fresh Quilting
"Jacquie and Katie are right up there as two of my favorite quilters and bloggers.  This book is absolutely gorgeous, right down to how it feels in your hand (something I find weirdly important!)." – Ashley Newcomb, FilmintheFridge.com
“What we really like about this book is this duo’s deep respect for traditional quiltmaking and their oh-so-true advice to master the foundational techniques for making quilts in order to better manipulate them for your improvisational masterpieces.” – Generation Q magazine
"When it comes to modern quilting, I have a whole lotta opinions!  I feel pretty strongly that it’s a specifically definable aesthetic movement.  I think that modern quilting is waaaay more about design than it is about using a specific a line of fabric or currently on trend color combos.  And in my opinion, this book, is really and truly an example of modern quilting. - Alissa Haight Carlton, author, Modern Minimal and Block Party: The Modern Quilting Bee

“Jacquie and Katie are two women who I so greatly admire and am in awe of.   Both of them in their own way have sparked a flame in me like only a few others have.” – Monica Solorio-Snow, TheHappyZombie.com

“Page after page of gorgeous quilty goodness.” – Rashida Coleman-Hale, author, I Love Patchwork and Zakka Style
“It’s fabulous!   Thoughtful and approachable instructions for a variety of improvisationally-pieced quilt projects.” –Elizabeth Hartmann, author Modern Patchwork and The Practical Guide to Patchwork

“I really cannot recommend this book enough... for me it has hit a new standard as far as quilting books go.” – Amber Carrillo, One Shabby Chick

“These ladies know how to TEACH what they know.  The extensive step-by-step diagrams are impressive.  No detail left behind.  Sometimes all the elements of a book come together in such a way that the end result is nothing short of spectacular.” – Kathy Mack, Pink Chalk Studio

“A book that is truly a work of art, that clearly speaks to the modern quilting community!” – Angela Waters, author, Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters

“Refreshing and invigorating.” – Rita Hodge, Red PepperQuilts.com

“Amazing projects.” – SewMamaSew.com

“There’s just the right, hard-to-find mix here.  Enough support, tips, technique and design to give you confidence and skills, plus improvisational tools to give you freedom in your quilting approach.” – SewMamaSew.com

"One thing I've come across again and again when teaching others or just doing a casual sewing day, is that lots of people are (dare I say?) s.c.a.r.e.d or simply say they 'don't know how' to do improv.   So if you've ever found yourself saying those words, this book would be a great addition to your sewing book library.  - Penny Layman, Sew Take a Hike
“So many beautiful ideas, packed into one gorgeous book.” –Susan Beal, author, Modern Log Cabin Quilting

“Jacquie and Katie talk the reader through innovative techniques that, to me, represent what the modern quilt movement is all about.  If you've ever seen a quilt that has gorgeously crazy piecing that seems like it would be impossible to do, then this book can break it down for you and expose the mysteries behind it.” – Blair Stocker, Wisecraft

SKU: EP4806

Author/Speaker/Editor: Katie Pedersen

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596687547

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Customer Reviews

Fabulous Review by Leyla

Really love this book - just a ream to read and the photos are very moreish. I really recommend this.

(Posted on 1/22/2014)

(Posted on 1/22/2014)