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“How New is Modern?” Chinese Coin Quilts

“How New is Modern?” Chinese Coin Quilts

Today we’re previewing some of the modern Chinese Coin style quilts featured in our “How New is Modern?” exhibition. Our Chinese Coin inspiration quilt is the lush Red Velvet Carriage Robe (1899), shown above. Enjoy these modern Chinese Coin quilts, photographed beautifully by Shelby Skumanich. […]

“How New is Modern?” Log Cabin Quilts

“How New is Modern?” Log Cabin Quilts

Today we’re previewing some of the modern Log Cabin style quilts featured in our “How New is Modern?” exhibition. Our inspiration quilt is the intricate Victorian-era log cabin quilt shown above. Enjoy these modern approaches to the traditional Log Cabin quilt! Links are included with […]

“How New is Modern?” Broken Dishes

“How New is Modern?” Broken Dishes

Exciting News! The online catalog for our guild’s “How New is Modern?” exhibition is now on display at our How New is Modern? Show Website. Congratulations to everyone who participated in our guild’s nationally-recognized show at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. It truly was an […]

July 2018 Guild Recap

July 2018 Guild Recap

The July guild meeting at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum was inspiring!  Julie and Erin showed two unconventional ways of framing mini quilts.  And we shared some awesome quilted postcards that we’ll be sending to our partners in the Salt Lake and Madison guilds. Education […]

June 2018 Guild Update

June 2018 Guild Update

Our June meeting featured a visitor from Craftsy and a dazzling collection of superhero capes, made for a children’s camp sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation. This month’s show-and-tell was particularly inspiring. Amy and Anne shared fabrics that they’d designed themselves (photos on our Facebook page), […]

May 2018 Guild Update

May 2018 Guild Update

Meeting Date: May 9th 2008 Location: Fancy Tiger Facilitator: Erin Amos Number Present: 16 members plus 6 new visitors Quilted postcards, sustainable quilting, and superhero capes! DMMQG’s May meeting at Fancy Tiger Crafts was great fun. We were also delighted to welcome a number of […]

April 2018 Guild Update

April 2018 Guild Update

The April guild meeting was full of fun activities and an inspiring show-and-tell session!  Here’s a recap of the meeting, along with some important reminders. Education & Programming Emily and Susan led an exercise for painting our own color wheels, as part of our series […]

March 2018 Guild Update

March 2018 Guild Update

  This month we were delighted to share the results of our Design Challenge Mini-Quilt Swap! Thank you to all the talented quilters who participated, and thank you Julie for spearheading the challenge. Thanks also to Rebecca and Lauren from the Boulder MQG, who shared […]

February 2018 Guild Update

February 2018 Guild Update

This month we were honored to host author Amy Friend, who taught a full-day workshop on Improvisational Paper Piecing and also shared her quilts at our February meeting. Thank you for all the inspiration, Amy! We met on February 9th at Colorado Fabrics with approximately […]

Guild Quilts in the News

Guild Quilts in the News

Our quilters and their quilts are taking the world by storm! We’re incredibly proud to share the news that Denver Metro Modern Quilt Guild’s 2015 group quilt “Twisted Sisters” is one of the outstanding quilts included in the Modern Quilt Guild’s new book Modern Quilts: Designs […]