Quilting with a Modern Slant: People, Patterns, and Techniques Inspiring the Modern Quilt Community

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Modern quilting allows artists the freedom to expand on traditions and use fabrics, patterns, colors, and stitching innovatively to create exciting fresh designs. In Quilting with a Modern Slant, Rachel May introduces you to more than 70 modern quilters who have developed their own styles, methods, and aesthetics. Their ideas, quilts, tips, tutorials, and techniques will inspire you to try something new and follow your own creativity — wherever it leads.

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Modern Quilting gives artists the freedom to play with every element of the quilt, to improvise and build on the aesthetics of traditional and art quilts, and to welcome inspiration however it strikes. Tour the varied world of modern quilting through the stories and works of more than 70 of its most exciting artists. Along with a compelling inside look at their creations, the quilters offer step-by-step instructions on favorite improvisational techniques and quilting projects.

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Rachel May is an organizing member of the Boston chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild and a lifelong crafter who has focused her energy on quilting for the past 6 years. She teaches writing classes and is currently a Ph.D. student of English and Cultural Studies with a focus on quilts and narrative at the University of Rhode Island. Her writing has received multiple awards, including two Pushcart Prize nominations. She lives in Rhode Island.

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