Two of our favorite lines this season are Sweet Christmas by Urban Chiks for Moda and Tinsel by Clairice Gifford for Cloud 9 Fabrics. Both lines have a retro vibe with a modern esthetic.
Quilting has long been a creative vehicle for women to gather together for friendship and community. In the 19th and 20th centuries, this manifested as a physical gathering. Today, though quilters still gather in person, the Internet has enabled quilters to meet and collaborate virtually.
Words are often inadequate to express what we feel, but perhaps in a quilt we can catch a glimpse of the “pictures of our thoughts.’ We invite you to explore a glimpse of the latest issue of Curated Quilts to see the ways modern quilters channel their thoughts, emotions, and desires into beautiful, powerful quilts.
For the Black & White issue, we are looking for quilts that read black and white, and display a sense of motion. This can be achieved with the piecing or quilting. Solids and prints are welcome in the challenge. The deadline for submissions is August 31, 2019
Curves are surprisingly approachable, incredibly adaptable, and thoroughly modern. These modern quilts are based on traditional blocks happened to catch our eye and we have a feeling you’ll be captivated too.