Category Archives: Modern Quilt

American Quilter – sneak peek

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So my sister wrote a book.  It was released a couple of weeks ago.  (If you’ve been under a rock and didn’t know this, see the previous post).  Her publisher, The Kansas City Star, sent a copy of her book to AQS.  AQS then asked Trisch to write an article for their magazine, American Quilter.  Trisch asked if I would like to quilt one of the quilts for the magazine.  Of course I said “yes!”

After finding out that our FedEx delivery person needs some glasses I received the quilt top and back a few weeks ago.  (The package was delivered to a neighbor whose house number doesn’t look anything like mine.  Last week he tried to deliver someone else’s package to me but I saw the addressee on the package before signing for it.  But I digress.)

Now that I’ve taken you around the block with my story I’ll tell you that I completely enjoyed working on this quilt!  I had a couple of frustrating moments but I learned from them.  I cannot show you the whole quilt yet, but it is beautiful!  I love the colors she used too!

As promised, here are a couple of pictures of the quilt.

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This will be in the Winter 2014 issue of American Quilter.

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Accentuate the Negative

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Accentuate the Negative by Trisch Price

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As many of you know Trisch is my sister.  She just received several copies of her book a couple of days ago.

In her book she explains how to use negative space to enhance quilt design.  I haven’t actually read the book yet but I’ve seen all of the quilts and they are fabulous!

I was up close and personal with one of the quilts for about a week.  Trisch asked me to quilt one of them.  I had a choice of 3-4 quilts and when I saw this one I knew exactly how I would quilt it.  It is called Hopscotch.

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Here are a couple of close-ups.

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As you can see the top section of the quilt is very light and almost blends in with the background.  I used several different fillers for each of the sections.

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The background of the quilt is completely filled with spirals.

Here are some in-progress pictures

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You can learn more about the book and see more of the quilts at http://www.mystarsblog.com