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Modern Quilts

Projects from Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting which represent Modern Quilts.

On the Dot, featured in Love of Quilting September/October 2013, is a throw size quilt patttern featuring appliqué circles made in modern fabrics. Quilt by Tonya Alexander.

This nature-inspired quilt pattern featured in Love of Quilting September/October is a throw size quilt featuring appliqué and and pieced rows. Quilt by Amanda Murphy.

Out of Bounds from Quilting Quickly Fall 2013 is a throw size quilt that features clusters of brightly colored hexagons set against a modern gray background. Quilt by Natalie Earnheart.

Writer's Block: circle triangle appliqué quilt. Fun Fabrics and design.

Writer's Block: This modern quilt pattern by Tia Curtis uses a fun technique for appliqué–it's like creating port holes on your quilt! Pick interesting quilt fabric prints to make this quilt from the July/August 2013 issue of Love of Quilting extra special!

Designer Tony Jacobson based this floral and solid quilt pattern on an English formal garden. To the Manor Grown is featured in the July/August 2013 issue of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting.

Inspired by a quilt designed by Janine Burke of Blue Underground Studio, Kristine Peterson used bright-color solid cottons for her striking quilt creation. This quilt, Color Study, is fat-quarter friendly.

Gather your solid scraps or purchase fat quarters-either way, be sure to have plenty of colors to make your version of this dynamic time-tested pattern. This quilt, Grandma's Broken Dishes by Diane Tomlinson, is fat-quarter friendly.

And a puzzle it is! The trick to laying out the Four Patch blocks is to find the rhythm in the diagonal rows. Just be sure the browns are connected to the browns and the reds to the reds. This quilt, Four Patch Puzzle by Maria Umhey, is fat-quarter friendly.

Combine colorful strips of fabric with a crisp white to make this cheery pyramid block quilt. Use the handy Fons & Porter 60° Pyramids Ruler, or make your own triangle template. This quilt, Strippy Pyramids by Tony Jacobson, is fat-quarter friendly.

Piecing this beautiful quilt requires a bit of precision and patience, but the end result is well worth the effort-ribbons of colored curves cascade down the quilt like a rainbow waterfall. This quilt, Curvy by Mark Lipinski, is fat quarter friendly.

4-inch strips, 4-inch squares, 4-inch ... you get the idea-the power of 4 is strong in designer Tony Jacobsons straight-line quilt. Bands of blue are woven together with sand and sea color strips, creating a cohesive end result.

Susan McDermott dressed her Tents of Armageddon-the patterns traditional name-in surprisingly bright Civil War reproduction fabric prints. This quilt, Pomegranate Mountain, is fat quarter friendly.

At solstice, the sun appears to stand still- a moment in time designer Carl Hentsch took advantage of to immortalize this glowing orb in his masterful quilt, Midsummer Solstice.

Washington Island Poppies is the latest in Marianne Fons series of quilts inspired by one of her favorite places on earth, Washington Island, Wisconsin. Every spring, bright wild poppies dot the island farm fields.

The beautiful big stars in her quilt design reminded designer Faith Jones of the twilight hours. Two different star patterns intermingle in her quilt, Twilight, for a spectacular result.

Mary Fons' favorite traditional churn dash quilt block takes on a larger scale with modern fabrics used in this quilt, Butter.

Feminine fabric petals get grounded in gray in this modern quilt, Petaled Bloom, by Sarah Watson.

Modern Pinwheels Quilt design by Jay McCarroll. A chic pinwheel quilt block quilt from Project Runway winner and textile designer Jay McCarroll.

Stamped Quilt by Ellen Luckett Baker. This modern quilt is one part Mondrian, two parts marvelous.

Play a Card quilt designed and quilted by Brigitte Heitland. Let fabric be your deck for this modern quilt.

Designer Mary Fons goes green in this quilt, Emeralds, with her interpretation of the traditional Rolling Stone block.

Thomas Knauer made his quilt, Reticulum, with a netlike formation of color strips. The 100 block units are all alike, making construction much easier than it looks.

The pieces of fabric in one Layer Cake™ take care of the colorful segment in all 40 blocks of this quilt by Brigitte Heitland called Oho.

Trés Chic by Nancy McNally is a quilt that looks like it was made in Paris.