Brain Storm or What Was I Thinking?! by Tucson MQG

By Susan Wells, TMQG President The head in this quilt is exploding with ideas for quilts. The open mind concept comes from images found online and, of course, Monty Python. The floral spray at the bottom is based on a painting by Cassie’s mother.The head is the profile of one of our members and was […]

Home by Silicon Valley MQG

By Rhonda Rosales, Vice President We found the theme of “small piecing” to be very open-ended, which was both difficult to nail down and completely freeing. There were many options we considered from improv two-color blocks to an intricate all-over pattern.We always try to tie our annual charity quilt into our local area; something that […]

The Last Hurrah by Seattle MQG

By Louise Wackerman, Outgoing Giving Committee Co-chair With three years of giving quilts under my belt as one of the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild Giving Committee co-chairs, I think this is my favorite! OK, I love it!The basic layout of our quilt was inspired by an antique quilt made of hand pieced diamonds from guild […]

It Takes a Village by Portland MQG

By AnnMarie Cowley, Member Portland Modern put out a request for quilt designs and two came in.Members voted and Linda’s was chosen. She says, “This spoke most to me as a jumping off point for playing around with scale and layout and the ways in which balance changes depending on the color pairings and sizes […]

Warp and Weft of Friendship by Orlando MQG

By CarolineJG, Member Designing a quilt can be overwhelming, exciting, challenging, so much fun…. Our Quiltcon Charity Quilt 2019 was all of this, but mainly ‘so much fun’.It all started with a small group of members, brainstorming around the friendship which runs strong in our Guild. The design represents a woven fabric, bringing together all […]

New Beginnings by Orange County MQG

By Mary Anne Skorpanich, President OCMQG PHASE 1. Once we had our design concept of trees, fabric in all the Challenge colors except blue, our background, was divvied up into kits. Our members got kits to sew into “blocks” of various sizes that would be become segments of trees. Guild members volunteered to make “blocks” […]

OEMQG Charity Quilt by a Bee of Individual MQG Members

By Helene Juul, Leader We are a group of individual Danish MQG members who has been meeting on a regular basis for about 2 years. 3 of us went to Quiltcon 2017 in Savannah and came back with a great desire to spread the word about MQG and modern quilting in Denmark. We don’t have […]

Fiesta with Papel Picado by Mexico MQG

By Alejandra Alcantara, Leader Mexico Modern Quilt Guild The Mexico Modern Quilt Guild chapter was born in 2017 after some of us, who had previously attended QuiltCon, wanted our country to be present in the Modern Quilt movement. We are 26 women from Mexico City’s sprawling metropolis, historic Queretaro and bohemian San Miguel de Allende. […]

Modern Disappearing Act by Lincoln MQG

By Sarah Maseth, Charity Quilt Committee Modern Disappearing Act: Lincoln MQG’s Charity Quilt going to Nashville! This year’s charity quilt challenge was to use tiny pieces and an exciting color palette!Our quilt called “Modern Disappearing Act” will be displayed during the QuiltCon 2019 meeting in Nashville. During the hot summer months in Nebraska, we began […]

Verdant Vineyard by Lancaster MQG

By Cindy Carey, Charity Quilt Co-Chair The theme was small piecing for this year. Our guild took the approach of improv piecing with negative space to make our original quilt. We made block kits and distributed to members to make their own improv blocks with small piecing. We also scheduled a group sew day where […]