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Modern Quilts

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

Modern Quilts

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Mary McGuire's retro look starts with strip sets cut into triangles and joined using straight seams. Here, she uses hexagons to create a vintage-inspired quilt with a fresh, modern look.

Designer Diane Tomlinson used batiks in the colors of sea glass she picked up on a beach vacation to make this gorgeous quilt. Various sized triangle and pyramid units give this quilt a kaleidoscope effect. Look for Sea Glass in Scrap Quilts Spring '15.

Linda updated the pattern and made it easier to piece. She also made her version smaller than the original one.

This trendy design is based on the traditional Ocean Waves quilt block. A sea-blue background grid gives it an updated look. This quilt is fat quarter friendly.

Sandi Irish made this modern quilt using a traditional design. Geese Go Modern is a modern quilt with flying geese units in earthy greens, browns and blues. Digital pattern available.

Alternate disappearing four patch

There's no getting around it– classic blocks made with rich solids against a black background come together to create a stunning quilt. Whether your décor is modern or traditional, this design is sure to be the star attraction. Shoo Shoo Fly is a fat quarter friendly quilt featuring the traditional shoo fly quilt block in striking solids on a black background. Look for Shoo Shoo Fly in Fall Scrap '14.


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It's no surprise that Designer Tanya Finken named this quilt Trifecta — the entire quilt is made up of triangles. It may look complicated, but it's nothing more than cutting triangles from strip sets. Digital pattern available! #FonsandPorter #white #quilt #project #stripsets

Contemporary prints are set against a white background in this modern quilt. An easy block and large background pieces make the assembly go quickly. Digital pattern available! #quilt #contemporary #art #quilting #modern

This fat-quarter friendly mock double wedding ring quilt was designed for Love of Quilting readers to make use of the new Snowball Die for the AccuQuilt Go! fabric cutter. If you're lucky enough to have this cutting system, you'll have the pieces cut in no time at all. Digital pattern and quilt kit available! #FonsandPorter #quilt #quiltblock #fabric

If you've been itching to make something out of batiks, here's a fast and easy table runner to satisfy your craving. There's no complicated piecing either– just simple seaming. Kay Berquist also made this table runner in a violet colorway. Digital pattern available! Look for Orange City Tulips in Easy Quilts Fall '14.

  • Nancy Zeutenhorst
    Nancy Zeutenhorst

    I am from the Dutch community of Orange City, IA and every May, we hold a Tulip Festival. This coming May will be the 75th anniversary of the Festival

In Swedish, Mormor (the name of the fabric collection) means maternal grandmother. Designer Tony Jacobson chose to name this #quilt in honor of his wife's maternal grandmother who was of #Swedish descent. Digital pattern available! Look for Ode to Blanche in Easy Quilts Fall '14.

Designer Anita Peluso created this quilt to showcase 5" charm squares. Simply chain piece the squares, add a few large triangles and squares, and you'll have a quilt in just a few days. Video piecing tutorial available! Find this quilt in Quilting Quickly Fall '14.

This fun quilt has curved piecing throughout. View a Sew Easy video tutorial on piecing curves. Digital pattern and video tutorial available!

This understated quilted wallhanging features pink gradations of a large center star and frame on a gray background. Digital pattern available! #QuiltPattern #Wallhanging #ModernQuilt

Flora Dot Digital Pattern from ShopFonsandPorter.... 99 modern blocks

Patterns - Flora Dot Digital Pattern

Peppermintz Digital Pattern from ShopFonsandPorter.... A modern take on half square triangles.

New Arrivals - Peppermintz Digital Pattern

What's more modern than Modern Plaid?

Quilt Kits by Style - Modern Plaid Quilt Kit

Lolly is so cute, we could lick it! (But we won't)

Patterns - Lolly Digital Pattern

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.

On the Dot - appliqué circle in square quilt

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.

Love of Quilting Bella's Garden

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: circle triangle appliqué quilt
  • Annie Harrier
    Annie Harrier

    Fun 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!

Writer's Block: circle triangle appliqué quilt