Lectures and Trunk Shows

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

All Carole Lyles Shaw lectures include a PowerPoint presentation. I provide my own laptop; however, if projection equipment is not available, I can give the lecture without slides by providing a more detailed handout.


On the go? 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

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 new 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
Carole Lyles Shaw lectures

Sew My Stash mini-quilt

 


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

Carole Lyles Shaw lectures

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