Category Archives: Mod Mood Quilt

Open Call For Mod Mood (Get Your Curve On) Quilts

Submit your strip-pieced wedge curve quilt based on the Mod Mood quilt for possible publication in the Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters. Continue reading

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Upcoming Events & Workshops

I’m happy to announce improv quilt workshops and an exhibition scattered across the country. I may be teaching in your neighborhood soon! Continue reading

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QuiltCon ~ Day 2: Get Your Curve On

Today I taught an improv curve piecing workshop to another awesome group of quilt makers. Continue reading

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Color Riot! ~ Mod Mood Workshop at OCMQG

Over the course of two days this curve piecing, improv workshop gradually begins to explode with color and creativity! Continue reading

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Mod Mood Quilt Performed

Welcome to Improv Mondays, a weekly series exploring improvisation in quilt making. Last week I introduced the concept of improv quilting from a score, and the Mod Mood Quilt Along that I posted last summer is a score. So this … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt FAQ ~ 5 Tips to Piecing Gentler Curves

There are several people who have taken the Mod-Mood Quilt challenge and have hopefully, happily discovered that it really is a challenge. Through a series of FAQ updates I want to highlight a few of the blog posts out there … Continue reading

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Modern Mood Quilt, Summer 2010

My finished Modern Mood Quilt, was made from hand-dyed fabrics, color, quilt pattern improvised based on emotional states. Follow the tutorial to make your own. Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 9 ~ Get Your Binding On

Step 9 is the final tutorial in the Modern Mood Quilt craft-along. Quilt-along with me and learn how to make an invisible binding. Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 8 ~ Get Your Stitch On

Step 8 of the Modern Mood Quilt craft-along. Quilt-along with me and learn how to mark your quilting pattern, template free, and how to hand-quilt with ease and flare. Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 7 ~ Get Your Bias On

In step 7 of the Mod-Mood Quilt craft-along, quilt-along with me and learn how to use bias-cut strips to machine piece the curvy corners of your moody modern quilt. Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt Challenge ~ You Can Do It

I’m delighted to receive so many new visitors to my site from True Up, Craftzine and others. If you are entertaining the idea of crafting your own Mod-Mood Quilt, I’m here to encourage and support you. Your mod-mood quilt will … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 6 ~ Get Your Curve On

In step 6 of the Modern Mood Quilt craft-along, quilt-along with me and learn how to machine and hand piece curves without a template. Continue reading

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Mod Mood Quilt Giveaway Winner

I enjoyed picking out a beautiful range of oranges for Debby Chester of NY, the winner of the giveaway. The 40th commenter out of 97, it seems that Debby was destined to win. Of all the entries she was the … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 5 ~ Get Your Puzzle On

My love for puzzles has served me well as a quilt maker. Step 5: Get Your Puzzle On A. In step 4 you created either rectangular or curved sections from wedged shaped strips according to your moods. At some point … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt Giveaway ~ Mod-Mood Quilt Button

My moods so far this summer haven’t been fantastic, but on the upside my quilt is looking great. Using my moods to set color parameters has broken me out of my usual color preferences. These color combinations are not what … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 4 ~ Get Your Line On

In 1992 I took my first quilt making workshop with Nancy Crow. It was on improvisational process and one of the first things Nancy said to the class was, “You don’t need a ruler to cut and sew fabric together.” … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 3 ~ Get Your Pattern On

Step 3: Get Your Pattern On Once you have identified your moods and chosen corresponding colors in step 2 what are you to do? It’s time to choose a pattern. A. For your Modern Mood Quilt you can choose any … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 2 ~ Get Your Mood On

What color are you today? Our souls know so many colors and emotions. Most of us experience several different, sometimes conflicting, emotions at once. It is this unique mix of transient emotions that defines my overall mood at any particular … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 1 ~ Get Your Chart On

Thanks for joining me on the Modern Mood Quilt Craft-along as we explore and manifest our summertime emotions. Let’s go! Step 1: Create YOUR mood color chart A: Organize your fabulous collection of fabrics by color. You don’t have to … Continue reading

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Mod Mood Quilt Along

Ever since my fascination with mood rings when I was a kid in the 70’s, I’ve been drawn to the symbolic, cultural, and emotional aspects of color. When I came across this mood-color chart (replicated above in hand-dyed fabrics) a … Continue reading

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