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Fresh Quilting Season 1

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Class Overview

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.

Details

  • beginner
  • 13 episodes
  • 5h34m

Included in this Class

1. Design Options
26m

1. Design Options

Explore design from a fresh perspective. Free-motion quilt artist Christina Cameli echo quilts and contrasts curves and lines to create new designs. Art historian and quilter Allison Evans joins modern quilt activist Heather Grant to discuss charity quilting events. Quilt innovator Jacquie Gering quilts with gentle curves.

2. Shapes
26m

2. Shapes

Use shapes in new ways. Modern Quilt Guild marketing director Heather Grant discusses the modern quilt aesthetic and modern quilt designs. Blogger Rossie Hutchinson joins quilter Elizabeth Dackson to talk about improv quilt events. Instructor Rebecca Kemp Brent uses the latest cutting and quilting technology to create a confetti star quilt design.

3. Curves & Strips
26m

3. Curves & Strips

Curved or straight, pieces define the design. Modern quilter Jen Carlton-Bailly uses templates to create contemporary curves. Fiber artist Shelly Gilliland joins Heather Grant with ideas for a quilting service day. Textile artist Chawne Kimber's colorful designs emerge as she pieces and sews a log cabin design with very small strips.

1. Design Options

1. Design Options

2. Shapes

2. Shapes

3. Curves & Strips

3. Curves & Strips

4. Triangles & Wedges

4. Triangles & Wedges

5. Messages & Motifs

5. Messages & Motifs

6. Old & New

6. Old & New

7. Design Alternatives

7. Design Alternatives

8. Quilt Building

8. Quilt Building

9. Scraps & Pieces

9. Scraps & Pieces

10. A New Angle

10. A New Angle

11. Design Play

11. Design Play

12. From Concept to Quilt

12. From Concept to Quilt

13. Create & Recreate

13. Create & Recreate

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