Tag Archives | abstract quilts

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The Artist Within–My Latest Podcast

I’m honored that Danielle Palli, host of Birdland Media Works, featured me on her podcast series,  The Artist Within. In this interview, I share tips for unlocking your own creativity as well as my lessons learned for getting a quilt pattern design business up and running. I had a lot of fun tlaking with Danielle [ …Continue Reading ]

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Teaching Modern Quilting at AQS Quiltweek

I am very proud to announce that I will be teaching modern quilting workshops at the American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek in Daytona Beach, FL from February 27–March 2, 2019.  Signups will be up this fall.  And, be sure to check out the contests for their shows–they welcome modern quilts.  By the way, visit my Teaching [ …Continue Reading ]

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Modern MiniQuilt Challenge: Connections

I love a good MiniQuilt Challenge!  And, the great editors at Curated Quilts Magazine have created some clever ones for every issue.  The current mini quilt challenge is Connections using the palette shown above. The palette–cream, yellow, mustard yellow, navy, moss green, grey– is more muted than I normally choose. And, that’s what makes the [ …Continue Reading ]

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Parisian Curves Modern Batik Quilt

Hello everyone,  My explorations as an Island Batik Ambassador continues and wow, I had fun this month! The Island Batik challenge for June was to make a modern batik quilt. Of course, this was music to my ears! I decided to make a modern batik quilt using the Parisian Curves technique from my book, Madly [ …Continue Reading ]

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MidCentury Modern Curve–New Workshop!

I’ve added a new workshop to my offerings!  You can download my complete workshop descriptions here:  Carole Lyles Shaw Workshops   In 2016, I was invited to create a block for the  Cloud 9 New Block Blog Hop. The block size was small but I decided that the process had a lot of potential.  Here’s [ …Continue Reading ]

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Modern Quilt Workshops and Books

Welcome! And thank you for visiting my online home where I explore the wonderful world of madly modern quilts. I am a modern quilt designer, teacher and author.  I am deeply in love with the freedom and creativity that modern quilting offers quilters of any level and any type.  The world of modern quilting embraces [ …Continue Reading ]

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BeeSewcial Inspired Modern Quilt

The BeeSewcial group was created a couple of years ago.  One of my goals for 2016 is to follow along and design my own quilt blocks using the prompts created by this very inspiring group of modern quilters. You may recognize the #BeeSewcial and #InspiredbyBeeSewcial tags from Instagram or their Flickr feed.  Although this is [ …Continue Reading ]