Modern by the Yard Cover

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At the beginning of the year I had several deadlines, four in fact all due before QuiltCon in February, and now that the latest issue of Modern by the Yard e-zine is out I can finally share my Follow the Leader quilt!!

Click HERE for the free pattern/e-zine

My Follow the Leader quilt features Christa Watson's newest fabric line with Benartex Contempo Studio, Abstract Garden.  I love Christa's playful prints and that each of her lines coordinate with the other previous lines.  The background on this quilt are grey prints from her Fandangle fabric collection.


This design is fat quarter friendly and is 100% compatible with one of my favorite templates, the Tri-Rec tool!  I wish I would have remembered to take more pictures before sending the quilt to Benartex.  I did manage to get a quick shot of the quilt top.  I can't help but smile when I see all those bright cheerful colors.

I hope you will take a moment and check out the latest issue of Modern by the Yard.  It's comp…

Show Quilts


*All Quilts designed, pieced, and quilted by me unless otherwise noted*
2019

Colonnade - QuiltCon Nashville, TN (juried, international)

Fringe Area - QuiltCon Nashville, TN (juried, international)

Lilium - QuiltCon Nashville, TN (juried, international)

Pickle Knots - QuiltCon Nashville, TN (juried, international)

Jawbreakers - QuiltCon Nashville, TN (Quilt of the Month Showcase)

Positive Illuminations - QuiltCon Nashville, TN (Quilt of the Month Showcase)

Keyhole Kaleidoscope - QuiltCon Nashville, TN (giveaway quilt)

Diamonds on Display - Road to California Quilt Show (juried international)

Clockworks - Road to California (juried, international)


2018

Lilium - Washington State Quilters Show (not juried, regional, 2nd place modern solo quilter)

Diamonds on Display - Washington State Quilters Show (not juried, regional)

Positive Illuminations 2.0 - Washington State Quilters Show (not juried, regional)

The Cool Kids - Washington State Quilter Show (not juried, regional)

More Stop Thank Go - Washington State Quilters Show (not juried, regional)

Faux Hare Fair - Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival (juried, regional, 2nd place modern)

Misprint (not pictured) - Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival (juried, regional)

Stratagem, MQX Quilt Show - Midwest (juried, international 95/120)

Sparrows at Play (left), Pickle Knots (right), Northwest Quilting Expo (national, juried)

Positive Illuminations, AQS QuiltWeek Fall Paducah (juried, international)

Citrus Play, AQS QuiltWeek Fall Paducah (juried, international)

Diamonds on Display, Spokane Interstate Fair (regional, not juried, blue ribbon, special award, honorable mention excellence in quilting)

Lost In Oz, Spokane Interstate Fair (regional, not juried, blue ribbon)

Lemon Drops, Chewelah Art Guild Quilt Show (Local, not juried)

Urban Trek, QuiltCon, First Place Use of Negative Space, Best of QuiltCon Traveling Exhibit (international, juried)

Misprint, QuiltCon (international, juried)

Lemon Drops, QuiltCon, QuiltCon Magazine (international, juried)

Clambake, QuiltCon (international, juried)

Lost In Oz, QuiltCon 2018 (international, juried)


2017 

Urban Trek, Modern Quilt Guild Showcase, Quilt Festival (international, juried)


City Planner, Tactile Architecture Showcase, Quilt Festival (international, juried)

Retro Rollers, Washington State Quilters Show (national, not juried)

Graffiti Rings, Washington State Quilters Show (national, not juried)

Busby Berkeley, Inspired Popsicles Washington State Quilters Show (national, not juried)

Quarter Hours, Washington State Quilters Show (national, not juried)

Barcode Chic, Northwest Quilting Expo (national, juried)

Cool Kids, Northwest Quilting Expo (national, juried)

Office Daydreams, AQS Fall Quilt Week (International, juried)

Peaks + Horizons, AQS Fall Quilt Week (International, juried)

Optics AQS, Fall Quilt Week (International, juried)

Chevrons Revisited - Sixlets, AQS Fall Quilt Week (International, juried)

All's Fair in Love and Board Games, Quilt Expo (International, juried)

Modern Stepping Stones Mini, Spokane County Interstate Fair (regional, not juried, blue ribbon)

Scandinavian Pathway, Spokane County Interstate Fair (regional, not juried, blue ribbon)

Mountain Scene, Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (International, not juried)


Modern Stepping Stones, Quiltcon, Modern Quilts for a New Century Museum Exhibit (international, juried, Traveling Best of Quiltcon Showcase: Original Sewing and Quilt Expo (Lakeland, FL & Cleveland, OH), Australasian Quilt Conventoion (Melbourne Australia), Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (Sisters, OR), Festival of Quilts (Birmingham England), Quilt & Stitch Show (Tokyo Japan & Niigata Japan))


Peaks + Horizons, Quiltcon (international, juried)

Mountain Scene, Quiltcon (international, juried)
Office Daydreams, Quiltcon (international, juried)
Mini Luxe, Quiltcon Michael Miller Fabric Challenge (international, juried)


2016 

Modern Stepping Stones, Modern Quilt Guild Showcase International Quilt Festival (juried 1 or 28 accepted)
Peaks + Horizons, Modern Quilt Guild Showcase International Quilt Festival (juried, 1 of 28 accepted)
Mountain Scene, WSQ Show 2016 (Featured Quilter's Award/Choice, not juried)


Beananers aka Anna Banana, WSQ Show 2016 (3rd Place Modern Category, not juried)

Optics, WSQ Show 2016 (not juried)

Chevrons Revisited - Sixlets, WSQ Show 2016 (not juried)

Mt Baker, WSQ Show 2016 (not juried)

Paris Medallion, WSQ Show 2016 (not juried)

Canoe Paddles, Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show Sisters, OR (International, Not Juried)

Summer Sunset, Quiltcon (international, juried)
 
Changing Hexies, Quiltcon (international, juried)


Mountain Scene, Spokane County Interstate Fair (regional, not juried: red ribbon)


2015


spokane county interstate fair 2015
Paris Medallion, Spokane County Interstate Fair 2015 (regional, not juried; blue ribbon special award)

washington state quilters spoakne show vive le difference 2015
Canoe Paddles, WSQ Show 2015 (not juried)

washington state quilters spoakne show vive le difference 2015
Summer Sunset, WSQ Show 2015 (not juried)

washington state quilters spoakne show vive le difference 2015
Changing Hexies, WSQ Show 2015 (not juried)

2013

Retro TVs, WSQ Show 2013 (not juried)

Bright Cross, WSQ Show 2013 (not juried)

Trajectory, designed by Megan Dye, WSQ Show 2013 (not juried)

Simply Cheveron, WSQ Show 2013 (not juried)

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