News from the Modern Quilt Studio:
“Modern Quilts Illustrated is our advertisement-free publication that takes a colorful and graphic approach to modern quilting. Printed on high-quality acid-free paper, each issue contains patterns, design inspiration, tips and techniques.
Issue #10 is the Japan issue with articles and patterns relating to one of our favorite countries. Included are patterns for four quilts: Katsura, Kumihimo, Quiet on the Set and Give Me Liberty as well as two projects, an appliqued tote and a table runner made of vintage kimono. 25 pages.”
About Modern Quilts Illustrated: Modern Quilt Studio launched the first ever magazine exclusively dedicated to modern quilting, Modern Quilts Illustrated, in 2011. Their books on modern quilting and design include Transparency Quilts, Quilts Made Modern, The Modern Quilt Workshop and Quiltmaker’s Color Workshop.
About Modern Quilt Studio: Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr are professional quiltmakers and co-founders of Modern Quilt Studio, a design studio in Oak Park, Illinois. Since 1999 Bill and Weeks have brought a modern twist to the great American quilting tradition with decades of quiltmaking experience and graduate design degrees.
Their work has been featured widely in the national press including in O:The Oprah Magazine, TIME, The New York Times, Dwell, American Patchwork & Quilting and Country Living. They design multiple lines a year for Andover Fabrics and have developed bedding and textiles for Crate and Barrel.
Bill and Weeks lecture and teach design and quiltmaking throughout the US and internationally. When not busy designing and sewing, Weeks writes about craft and creativity on her blog Craft Nectar. When he’s not working in the studio, Bill can be found at Dominican University in River Forest, IL where he is Chairman of the Art Department.