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Modern Minimalism

At the end of 2017 I completed a quilt for submission to Curated Quilts Issue 3: Minimalism.

Quilts that are minimalist will have large areas of negative space and rely on balance and color, or lack of, to carry the design.  There are so many amazing modern quilts that can be categorized as modern minimalism.  If you would like to see more examples of modern minimalism I recommend checking out the new MQG book.
My design inspiration for this design came from a pom pom key fab I bought from J. Crew. (pictures courtesy of J. Crew)




I was instantly drawn to the colors and proportions of each color.  The pom pom also reminded me of the rabbit feet key chains I used to see at the county fair and came up with the name Faux Hare Fair.  Thankfully I haven't seen too many rabbit feet for sale in the last 25 years.

For the quilting I kept the background simple with 1/2" horizontal lines.  I tried 1/4" lines but it was too distracting and took them out.  Speaking of taking out quil…

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