Modern Quilt Showcase 2018 – A Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild Show

The Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild recently held their second biennial show, Modern Quilt Showcase, at The Pipe Shop venue in North Vancouver, B.C.  The Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild is eight years old, with about 120 members, and is part of the worldwide modern quilting movement. The quilts in Modern Quilt Showcase 2018 were colourful and … Continue reading Modern Quilt Showcase 2018 – A Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild Show

Paul Krampitz – Working with Wedges

Paul Krampitz's Working with Wedges Workshop was well attended, with members enthusiastic about learning something new and sharing the process with quilting friends. Armed with our wedge templates, we learned how to cut our fabric into angled pieces and sew them together to create interesting effects.  We started with the basics, creating our own block.  Later, Paul showed us some variations such as … Continue reading Paul Krampitz – Working with Wedges

Paul Krampitz – From Traditional to Modern Quilter

Our April meeting featured a presentation by Paul Krampitz, who has made the creative journey from traditional to modern quilter. Paul's quilts illustrate how new and exciting designs can happen when quilters change up conventional blocks and layouts. This was a lively presentation, with a great trunk show, and lots of ideas for modern quiltmaking. More information: Paul's Blog Vancouver Modern Quilt … Continue reading Paul Krampitz – From Traditional to Modern Quilter

Modern Quilt Showcase – A Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild Show

The Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild recently held their first quilt show called Modern Quilt Showcase.  Over 100 modern quilts made by guild members were shown. The eye-catching, creative quilts on display represented new directions in quilt making such as the use of solid colours, asymmetry, improvisational piecing and less traditional machine quilting designs. The show was … Continue reading Modern Quilt Showcase – A Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild Show

Stacey Day, Quilt Designer

Stacey Day came to our March meeting.  She talked about how her life today as a quilter, pattern writer and quilt designer began with her love of  fabric as a very young girl.  She sewed her own clothes and did crafts, and remembers her grandmother at her side encouraging her to have confidence in her own ideas and talents. A book … Continue reading Stacey Day, Quilt Designer