Auckland Modern Quilt Guild

 Auckland Modern Quilt Guild

Sorry this group and website is no longer functioning.

 

But you can purchase Modern books, a wide range of  fabrics - both print and solid in a modern style at Patchwork Passion, 335 Onehunga Mall, Auckland.

 

 The Modern Quilt Guild Movement

This is a worldwide guild with 150 Guilds across the world. It was started in Los Angeles in October 2009. It’s mission is to support and encourage the growth and development of modern quilting through art, education, and community. 

 What is Modern Quilting?

 

Modern quilts are primarily functional and inspired by modern design. Modern quilters work in different styles and define modern quilting in different ways, but several characteristics often appear which may help identify a modern quilt. These include, but are not limited to: the use of bold colours and prints, high contrast and graphic areas of solid colour, improvisational piecing, minimalism, expansive negative space, and alternate grid work. "Modern traditionalism" or the updating of classic quilt designs is also often seen in modern quilting.

 

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