Monday, May 15, 2017

Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century


One of my 1970s quilts will appear in the new book, Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century by Riane Menardi, Alissa Haight Carlton, and Heather Grant. The book is scheduled for release toward the end of this year. A list of artists and contributors appears with the book information, and it is an exciting roster with many friends and also a few fellow members of Portland Modern Quilt Guild. 

Here's the line-up:

Paige Alexander, Cinzia Allocca, Kari L. Anderson, Daisy P.Aschehoug, Neva Asinari, Jill Ault, Melissa Averinos, Teresa Barbagallo, Linda Barbin, Rachel Barsness, Nathalie Bearden, Mickey Beebe, Michelle Engel Bencsko, Wendy Bermingham, Hayley Berrill, Andrea Berryhill, Bev Bird, Heather Black, Katie Blakesley, Anna Boenish, Sarah Bond, Susan Borger, Mathew Boudreaux, Angela Bowman, Kristyn Box-McCoy, Jenna Brand, Cheryl Brickey, Jessica Brown, Rebecca Bryan, Rebecca Burnett, Amy Butler, Arianna Caggiano, Megan Callahan, Chelsea Camalick, Leanne Chahley, Joan Christ, Emily Cier, Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill, Miriam Coffey, Leanne Cohen, Pamela J. Cole, Carson Converse, Amber Corcoran, Melissa Corry, Ruth Costa, Violet Craft, Nancy Crow, Elizabeth Dackson, Nicole Daksiewicz, Shruti Dandekar, Rosalind Daniels, Ben Darby, Kristy Daum, Michelle Davis, Leah Day, Alexis Deise, Anne Deister, Katherine Dithmer, Emily Doane, Shawna Doering, Rachael Dorr, Karen Duling, Charlayne Dunn, Kim Eichler-Messmer, Libs Elliott, Heidi Elliott, Season Evans, Tara Faughnan, Heather Ferguson, Donna Ferrill James, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Krista Fleckenstein, Lysa Flower, Wendy Frieden, Carolyn Friedlander, Amy Friend, Yvonne Fuchs, Gee's Bend Quiltmakers, Jacquie Gering, Penny Gold, Lesley Gold, Hillary Goodwin, Mary Gregory, Yara Greuter, Scott D. Griffin, Carole Anne Grotrian, Alissa Haight Carlton, Shelly Hannon, Charlene Harp, Phoebe Harrell, Elizabeth Hartman, Laura Hartrich, Liz Harvatine, Karen Harvey Lee, Luke Haynes, Lee Heinrich, Carol Heisler, Brigitte Heitland, Shea Henderson, Angie Henderson, Krista Hennebury, Katrina Hertzer, Amanda Hohnstreiter, Kamie Hone Murdock, Solidia Hubbard, Linda Hungerford, Rossie Hutchinson, Cassandra Ireland Beaver, Debra L. Jalbert, Jeannie Jenkins, Lee Jenkins, Jennifer Johnston, Faith Jones, Kat Jones, Jeniffer Jones Rossotti, Becca Jubie, Agatha June, Carla Keahey, Nydia Kehnle, Bill Kerr, Mary Kerr, Samarra Khaja, Kim Kight, Chawne Kimber, Jennifer Kloke, Thomas Knauer, Susan Kyle, Lauren Lang, Katie Larson, Melissa Leray, Tami Levin, Alyssa Lichner, Marsha Loewenberg, Jenny Lyon, Susan MacDonald, Karen Maple, Nikki Maroon, Gwen Marston, Laura McDowell Hopper, Dena Mehling, Riane Menardi, Mary Menzer, Melissa Miller Curley, Colleen Molen, Darby Myer, Nicole Neblett, Lindsey Neill, Sheri Nichols, Stacey Lee O'Malley, Bernie Olszewski, Lou Orth, Shannon Page, Shelly Pagliai, Suzanne Paquette, Heidi Parkes, Emily Parson, Krishma Patel, Katie Pedersen, Christine Perrigo, Barbara Perrino, Mary Ann Pettway, Gina Pina, Elaine Wick Poplin, Yvonne Porcella, Laura Pukstas, Nancy Purvis, Quantum Quilts, Mary Ramsey Keasler, Katie Rapp, Olan Reeves, Michelle Reiter, Christine Ricks, Week Ringle, Rebecca Roach, Pam Rocco, Wendy Roth, Daniel Rouse, Stephanie Ruyle, Kristi Ryan, Latifah Saafir, Annette Samborski, Judy Sanclaria, Susan Santistevan, Denyse Schmidt, Sarah Schraw, Kristi Schroeder, Dorie Schwarz, Sarah Seitz, Emily Sessions, Stacey Sharman, Caro Sheridan, Beth Shibley, Kristin Shields, Lisa Sipes, Steph Skardal, Shelby Skumanich, Susan Slusser Clay, Juli Irene Smith, Kim Soper, Jen Sorenson, Maritza Soto, Corinne Sovey, Molli Sparkles, Linda Spiridon, Lindsay Stead, Susan Strong, Amy Struckmeyer, Anne Sullivan, Silvia Sutters, Jessica Toye, Melanie Tuazon, Kathryn Upitis, Diana Vandeyar, Marla Varner, Betsy Vinegrad, Kari Vojtechovsky, Bill Volckening (hey! that’s me!), Amy Wade, Lucinda Walker, Angela Walters, Christa Watson, Dena Wayne, Jean Wells, Nancy Whittington, Carrie Wikander, Michelle Wilkie, Suzy Williams, Julia Williams, Sarah Wilson, Krista Withers, Kelly Wood, Sherri Lynn Wood, Mary Workman, Kathy York, and Jaime Young.


I'm impressed, and honored to be part of such an incredible group of quiltmakers. The book is 208 pages, but I'm sure it easily could've been double the size with all the talent out there. I am happy the book includes one of my vintage quilts. It is a window into a world of historic context worth exploring. Kudos to Riane Menardi, Alissa Haight Carlton, Heather Grant, The Modern Quilt Guild, and all the artists and contributors whose work is represented in the book. Can't wait to see it!

Pre-orders are now available on Amazon, for details click here.
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  1. Congratulations! I look forward to getting a copy.

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