The modern quilt

Finally I finished the modern quilt, started in a class with Lyn Uphill (Riverlea Quilts) earlier this year.  
 The journey has been an interesting one.  I started with colours and prints that I would usually never buy, but felt were more appropriate for the theme.  I had made all the blocks in class, but was at a loss as to how to best put them together.  Lisa came to the rescue at our sewing weekend away in May helping me with the layout design and the top was finished.

The top then had to wait a few months before I was able to tackle the quilting. And in the process I learned that I CAN free motion quilt.  Well enough to finish the quilt and happily tackle other projects with a fresh eye and new approach.  Thank you modern quilt, I learned a great deal along the way!


  1. So excited to see this! It looks fabulous, and the quilting compliments it so well. Well done on a quilt way outside your usual style.

  2. love it sue.... those blocks look great and what a lot of quilting in there... just beautiful.... well done...

  3. This is fabulous! Well is a great it!

  4. Your quilting looks fabulous...I really like the look of this...Modern indeed!

  5. I think you have done a marvellous job with this quilt. The layout is great and your quilting is very apt for the design. Some quilts really do teach us a lot don't they.

  6. awesome modern quilt! I think the fmq is perfect for that quilt.


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