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Maximalism in Modern Quilts

I love Maximalism in Modern Quilts! Since I began quilting over 25 years ago, I have always loved making tops with lots of vibrant color. However, when I moved deeply into modern quilt design about 5 years ago, I started by learning about the minimalism and simplicity design principles.  That was fun and I learned [ …Continue Reading ]

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Modern Jelly Roll Race Quilt Tutorial

My Modern Jelly Roll Race Quilt Tutorial Jelly Roll Race quilts are a favorite fast & easy quilt to make.  I decided to make a jelly roll quilt as a gift for a dear friend.  I started by reviewing the tutorials on Youtube by the Missouri Quilt Company because it had been awhile since I [ …Continue Reading ]

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Fresh Quilting Brings Modern Quilts to TV

Hi Everyone, I’m sure you’ve heard about the great new TV show called Fresh Quilting. Well, the second series has launched and I’M IN IT!  As the song says…..Look Ma, I’m on TV….. Fresh Quilting is co-produced with the Modern Quilt Guild and features today’s most innovative modern quilters who reinterpret traditional techniques with a [ …Continue Reading ]

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Hear My Podcast

Hello Everyone, I’ve been up to a LOT of work lately.  Here’s one of the exciting things that I’ve been doing: Podcasting!! I am thrilled to announce that you can hear my interview with the marvelous Stephanie Kendron on her Modern Sewciety Podcast.  Stephanie and I had a great time talking about my ‘lessons learned’ [ …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   A few months ago, 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 [ …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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Madly Modern Quilts Published!

My Madly Modern Quilts book is published!! I’ve been working on a book about modern quilts for about two years and now I can see the results of my labor. Talk about doing a happy dance–champagne and french fries and chocolate for everyone!!  OK–that’s a weird combination, but those are some of my favorite foods.  [ …Continue Reading ]