Lectures and Trunk Shows

Setting up for a lecture!

Lectures and Trunk Show

What Is a Modern Quilt? The Myths and the Magic!
Patriotic Modern Quilts—A Tradition Made New

My lectures are fun and interactive!  I provide a handout for all attendees.


All lectures and workshop class descriptions are also available for download: C Shaw Workshop and Lecture Descriptions rev 3-9-2017

My Teaching Agreement can be downloaded here. Carole Lyles Shaw Contract 3-31- 2017

Patterns for many of my quilts are also available in my book, Madly Modern Quilts!


Modern

Improv Curves!

 

modern quilt

Sarasota Sunset #3

What Is a Modern Quilt? The Myths and the Magic!

This 40-60 minute lecture introduces quilters of all backgrounds to the modern quilt movement. Intimidated by modern quilts? Carole dispels some of the rumors so you can embrace this new style of creative expression!

 

Topics include:

  • What makes a quilt modern?
  • It’s a big tent: from traditional to madly modern!
  • Myth busters: blowing away the myths about what is (and is not)
    a modern quilt
  • Tips for getting started: starting a modern stash
  • Resources list (master handout provided)
  • Trunk show

 


patriotic

Patriotic Modern Quilts—A Tradition Made New

This 40-60 minute lecture provides a tutorial incorporating patriotic themed fabrics into a modern quilt. Topics include:

  • Modern design principles
  • Patriotic modern quilt gallery: examples of modern quilts and blocks
  • Tips for getting started: starting a modern patriotic stash and incorporating other themed fabrics
  • Easy starts: piecing and quilting your patriotic modern quilt
  • Resources list (master handout provided)
  • Trunk show featuring quilts from my forthcoming book Patriotic Modern Quilts USA

 

Carole Lyles Shaw lectures

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