How do we recognize modern fabrics and choose wisely when we are aiming for a modern result? For November’s special topic we will try to answer these questions as we look at fabric design and fabric choices in modern quilts.
Our November BOM is a block designed by Jess of Elven Garden Quilts for the Bee Hive. The Bee Hive is the brainchild of Alyce Blyth of Blossom Heart Quilts - it’s a year long series of block tutorials designed with online quilting bees in mind.
Modern Traditionalism: Quilt design incorporates the use of an identifiable traditional block pattern and modernizes it by applying design elements such as alternate grid work, asymmetry, color, scale, etc.