Tag Archives | modern quilts

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GiveAway Winners and More!

GiveAway Winners! I’m happy to announce the winners of my first Newsletter Giveaway!  Winners were chosen at random from my newsletter subscribers and could choose to use their cash prize at the quilt shop of their choice. It was a lot of fun to call the surprised shop owners and tell them that a customer [ …Continue Reading ]

MidCentury Modern Curve--pattern and workshop by Carole Lyles Shaw

Modern Quilt Workshop in Tampa!

Upcoming Modern Quilt Workshops I will be teaching two modern quilt workshops at the StitcherParadise Retreat, being held in Tampa FL from August  17-19, 2017. NO-SEW Hands On Demo:  Fractured Disappearing 9 Patch. This is a project from Madly Modern Quilts, my first book,  We’ll use paper and scissors and you’ll learn some of the [ …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 ]

Madly Modern Quilts

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 ]

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Planner GiveAway

I am hosting another Planner Give Away.  This Planner is from Elise Joy and is called the Get To Work Book.   It’s a beautiful planner with inspirational messages and plenty of pages to draw quilt ideas, put in your deadlines and more. I’m not keeping it because I have another planner and decided to consolidate [ …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 ]

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Quilt History Online Course

There’s a new quilt history online course being offered by Dr. Sandra Sider that will give you a foundation.  The lecture series is being offered by the Texas Quilt Museum starting Feb. 1st.  If you make a donation to the Museum, you will be enrolled in the lecture series!!  It’s a bargain–the suggested donatin is [ …Continue Reading ]

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