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We’re Headed to QuiltCon 2020

We’re Headed to QuiltCon 2020
 We are so excited to be headed to QuiltCon 2020 in less than one week! Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild and held in Austin, Texas from Februar...

Remembering Gwen Marston

Remembering Gwen Marston
“Make the quilts you want to make and make them the way you want to make them.” In April of 2019, the modern quilting community lost a bright st...

Fabric Feature - January 2020

Fabric Feature - January 2020
We don’t know about you, but for the Curated Quilts team, the short days and long nights of winter have arrived. Is it still January? Will the spri...

A Palette of No Colors

A Palette of No Colors
What is it about monochrome quilting that resonates with so many makers? In simplifying the quilt down to a bare aesthetic of black and white the artist challenges their ability to design.

Piecing Together New Year’s Resolutions

Piecing Together New Year’s Resolutions
Some people make goals to be more healthy. Others to save money. If you’re a quilter, your goals are not only attainable, but they come with the ad...

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Quilt-mas!

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Quilt-mas!
Although Christmas is upon us, we want to share some of our favorite modern Christmas quilt patterns currently on the market. The holiday season ca...

Curated Quilts Library

Curated Quilts Library
If you’re looking for the perfect gift to give your favorite quilter (or to treat yourself—you deserve it!) this holiday season, here are some sugg...

Curated Quilts Pattern Peek

Curated Quilts Pattern Peek
The primary objective of Curated Quilts is to provide readers with a trove of modern, thought-provoking, quilting inspiration. As a bonus, every is...

Finding the Modern Aesthetic in Traditional Quilts

Finding the Modern Aesthetic in Traditional Quilts
When searching for inspiration for your next modern quilt, we encourage you to look for opportunities to be inspired by older, more traditional quilts, that can be found hanging in museums or in quilting books documenting the past.

Festival of Quilts 2019 Recap

Festival of Quilts 2019 Recap

It’s exciting to see the modern quilt movement growing, as well as the work of modern quilters receiving recognition. Here are a few of the modern quilts that were on display at this year’s International Quilt Festival: 

The Morning Star Quilt: The Brightest Star of the Dawning Day

The Morning Star Quilt: The Brightest Star of the Dawning Day
In Teresa Duryea Wong’s article, ‘American Indians and the Adaptation of the Morning Star Quilt,’ she explains, “Star imagery has been an important part of Native American cultures for centuries.

Appliqué Mini Quilt Challenge - Call for Entries

Appliqué Mini Quilt Challenge - Call for Entries
Curated Quilts is now accepting entries for our next mini quilt challenge. All quilts submitted should be square, 10" x 10" up to 16" x 16" to be f...