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2016 New Quilt Bloggers Hop

The 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Hop: The Sewcial Network This spring, I signed up to participate in the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Hop run by Quilting JetGirl and LateNightQuilter.  There are 17 of us who will be posting about our dreams, projects, lessons learned, favorite stuff and more. As one of the relatively new quilt [ …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 ]

Madly Modern Flamingo MiniQuilt--pattern and workshop by Carole Lyles Shaw

Modern Quilt Workshop in Gulfport FL

SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE IN THESE WORKSHOPS. I will be teaching a modern quilt workshop in June and July 2016 in Gulfport FL. The workshops will take place at FabricSmart located at 5401 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport FL 33707.  To register, contact Karen Donnelly at 727-914-8850.   Slow Curves and Strips: Modern Quilt Workshop Friday, [ …Continue Reading ]

Quilt Book Publication

Modern Quilt Book Update

NEW UPDATE 6/17/2016: Madly Modern Quilts is available now!! Click Here.                   Here’s my  modern quilt book update.   Good news is that after a fairly long holiday break, I’m back on track and making major progress. Here’s what I’ve accomplished to date: Hired my graphic designer and copy [ …Continue Reading ]

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Modern Quilt Workshop in Gulfport FL

I’ll be teaching a Modern Quilt Workshop at the Fabric-Smart Store in Gulfport FL on January 29, 2016.  To register, call+1 (727) 914-8850.   The shop is located at  5401 Gulfport Boulevard South, Gulfport, Florida US 33707. Modern Quilt Workshop Description Improvisation Made Easy: Fibonacci Style! Project: Quilt measuring approximately 59 by 62 inches.  Pattern Designers: [ …Continue Reading ]

In progress 12-20-2015

Modern Quilt Workshop in Orlando

Hi,  Openings are still available in my modern quilt workshop scheduled for January 7 and 8, 2016 in Orlando FL at World Quilt Florida. Modern Quilt Workshop Descriptions–click on titles to go to complete descriptions: Fractured Disappearing Modern 9 Patch (Full Day – Thurs, 1/7/16) Want to step into modern quilting without ‘pain’? How about [ …Continue Reading ]

Base block

Quilt Book Progress Update #1

I’m Celebrating! My goal is to make steady progress in writing and doing an initial graphic layout of my first quilt book. Well, here’s my first ‘quilt book progress update’.  I just finished inputting the text and images for the introduction chapter and the first project!!   Today, I taught myself how to use the [ …Continue Reading ]

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Writing My First Modern Quilt Pattern Book

People say that one way to get a goal accomplished is by declaring it publicly.  Well (deep breath), I am declaring a HUGE goal for 2016. This week I am deep into the first steps in book writing and publishing.  I am taking all the pattern drafts and workshop instructions that I’ve created over the [ …Continue Reading ]

Examples of Improv blocks

2016 Modern Quilt Workshops in Orlando

Due to book writing and other commitments, instead of running a Florida retreat, I will be teaching two modern quilt workshops at World Quilt Florida, January 7-8, 2016.  This is a wonderful event with many special quilt exhibits including a modern quilt exhibit by the South Florida Modern Quilt Guild.  I hope you will join [ …Continue Reading ]

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Fat Quarterly — My Pattern and Workshop

Hey everyone! Another nice announcement.  Fat Quarterly Ezine Issue #21 is all about Curves and has some wonderful patterns in it.  My modern quilt pattern was selected to be published.   I call it Parisian Improv Curves.  It has some Fibonacci math and free hand cut curved blocks.  It’s a lot of fun to make and [ …Continue Reading ]