Thursday, November 21, 2013

Classic Modern Quilts

 
I'm excited to share a little more about the Classic Modern Quilts book today as part of a blog tour.
All of the quilts in this book are based on traditional quilt blocks and then given a modern spin. All of the contributors also discuss their thoughts on modern quilting. This is the quilt I contributed for this book. You can read more about my Modern Red Cross quilt here.

Here is a sneak peak of a few of the other quilts in the book. This one is called Blaze by Adrianne Ove.
 Electric Fans by Susan Strong
King's Treasure by Lynne Goldsworty

You can read more about Classic Modern Quilts and it's contributors at the My Stars blog as well as at these stops on the tour:

Nov. 11: Lisa Calle, www.vintagemodernquilts.com
Nov. 12: Lynne Goldsworthy, www.lilysquilts.blogspot.com
Nov. 13: Lauren Hunt, www.myauntjune.blogspot.com
Nov. 14: Heather Kojan, www.heatherkojan.blogspot.com
Nov. 15: John Kubiniec, www.bigrigquilting.blogspot.com
Nov. 18: Adrianne Ove, www.littlebluebell.com
Nov. 19: Trisch Price, www.hadleystreetquilts.com
Nov. 20: Tammie Schaffer, www.craftytammie.com
Nov. 22: Susan Strong, www.strongstitches.wordpress.com

I have a few books available in my Etsy Shop, if you would like one signed. Books are also available from Kansas City Star and Marmalade Fabrics.
If you're looking to make your own Red Cross quilt, Marmalade Fabrics has Red Cross kits available as well as bundles of red prints in FQ's and 1/2 yards

I also have a copy of the book to giveaway! Leave a comment on this post to enter. Giveaway open until Saturday, Nov 23 at midnight MST. GIVEAWAY CLOSED

WINNER: Kara@ Kieran HoneybeeNovember 21, 2013 at 6:21 PM
ah! Ive been dying for this book! Great giveaway!

189 comments:

Sheryl said...

Looks like all the hard work has paid off in a beautiful book.

ecb69b4a-2440-11e3-9d2e-000bcdca4d7a said...

Wow, would love this in my library! Thanks for the opportunity.

slow panic said...

i want need must have this book.

Lisa said...

I am falling more in love with this book and all the contributed quilts with every stop on the blog hop. Thanks for the chance to win!

Alicia said...

I love everything I see about this book. If I don't win it some how, the husband is just going to have to get it for me for Christmas.

Beth said...

I really like the way you made the transition from the blocks to the border with the "spots".

Sherry Von Fumetti said...

Congratulations on your Modern Red Cross quilt! very pretty fabric selection. svonfumetti(at)yahoo(dot)com

Elizabeth said...

Your quilts are just gorgeous and I love the classic modern style. I am just getting into quilting and would love your book (it is going on my Christmas wish list).

CraftyBeth said...

Amy, I love your quilt in the book. It is such a clever way of putting together the design and I like the way you can see two different design depending on how you look at it. Did you quilt it or have someone else? Is that the 'square dance' pattern? I used that on a modern quilt I did and LOVE the design.

Teje Karjalainen said...

Looks esciting book! Classic blocks are so great and it's very nice to see and use them in modern way! Thank you for a lovely give away!
nerospost(at)gmail(dot)com

Heidi said...

Love the quilt!! The colors are great. The book looks like a lot of fun.

Live a Colorful Life said...

This is a wonderful book. And my favorite quilting style--fresh spins on classic blocks.

RCWfamily said...

Would love to get my hands on a copy of this book!!

Laurel09 said...

This looks like a good book with some fun patterns! Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

Heidi [Banks of Frog Creek] said...

Looks like a very fun book!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

This looks like such a cool book. Thanks for the giveaway!

Deairdre said...

Looks like a great book with lots of fun patterns!

S Staum said...

Your Red Cross quilt is wonderful! I would love to own a copy of this book- thanks for the chance!

Jenny L said...

What a beautiful quilt! I would love a copy of this book. Thanks for the opportunity!

Jeanne Gwin said...

Your quilt is beautiful. Thank you for sharing your incredible talent. i would love to be the winner of this book. :)

EmileeHope said...

I am loving everything I see about this book...I hope I win a copy-thanks for a chance!

Cattlilly said...

So many fun quilts in this book. I would love to win it.

thriftstorecrafter.com said...

This looks like such a great quilt. I'd love a copy! thriftstorecrafter@yahoo.com

Lostinspace said...

So refreshing and has to be fun making a modern quilt, we have the skills for traditional blocks but the difference in "look" is amazing! It's a whole new trend, I'd love to win a copy. Julietwood191@gmail.com

Mel_Lind said...

These are exactly the patterns/quilts I love!! A nod to tradition with an updated spin. Thanks for sharing, Amy!

the mrs said...

Love the title and the concept.

Ginny Worden said...

This book looks like a must have. On this hop I have found so many quilts I would like to make?Thanks.

Lynn said...

I think this a good mix for me, would love to have a copy!

Elli said...

I am having such a good time seeing all of the beautiful quilts from the book. Thank you so much for the chance to win it.

Tamie said...

Love your quilt. Beautiful.

bnh123 said...

I can't wait to read this book! It's on my Christmas list, although of course I'd love to win one!

Archie the wonder dog said...

It looks like a fabulous book and I'd love to own it!

Jen said...

Looks like a great book!

M.W. said...

Looks like a fun book thanks for the chance to win.
Shawn

Karen at Birdsong Cabin said...

This looks like a fun book. Thanks for the giveaway!

Lisa Mikel said...

It looks like a great book, I'd love to win. Your quilt is lovely.

Jan said...

Love the Red Cross Quilt. I can envision how to make it, but I'd like a peek at how it was actually done.

mvink said...

Gorgeous quilt!! Looks like an awesome book! Thanks for the chance!

Leigh Anne said...

This looks like an awesome book! Thanks for opportunity to win one :)

Alison Christensen said...

I love your quilt! Thank you for the chance to win the book, can't wait to curl up with it in the near future :)

Emily said...

I'd have to say, of the quilts you showed, I LOVE yours the best. :)

Melissa @ Missouri Mel said...

It looks like a fantastic book. I'm tossing my name in the hat! I've added your giveaway to my weekly link up.

Elizabeth said...

I pinned this quilt last night off of Pinterest. I had no idea I would get to see it today in my blogroll! I love how this design works year-round and looks so modern.

Lisa Marie said...

I've seen so many beautiful quilts from this book! It would be a thrill to win it, thanks for the chance!

Kim M said...

This book looks great and I LOVE your contribution! Gorgeous!

wipgirl said...

I don't know if you're giving away outside of the US, so jump over my name if you aren't! (I'm in Canada.)

I mostly just wanted to say that that quilt is really beautiful! The colours are so classic and it just looks crisp and lovely. I'm a little intrigued by the fact that it doesn't ping me as being an Americana type quilt - usually red, white, and blue quilts feel very American to me, even though many many many countries use those three colours in their flags - and I'm curious why it doesn't. I just can't figure it out! (Maybe it's because the colours are so crisp, and it's often more of a greyed out navy for the blues if it is more USA-themed? I mean, obviously, not having stars or stripes makes a difference, but lots of red, white, and blue quilts without those elements still make me thing USA. I just don't know.)

(clumsy.chord(at)gmail.com)

Karisma said...

I love that blaze pattern! Thank you so much for the chance to win! Happy Thursday!

Jessica Young said...

What beautiful quilts! Thank you for the giveaway :)

anyadahab said...

This book looks fabulous. I really love the electric fans quilt.

Barbe said...

love how the quilt turned out, such fun colors

Lisa E said...

This book has so many great quilts. It would make a great addition to any quilter's bookshelf.

L said...

Looks like a great book!

james and bess said...

looks like such a great book! congratulations!

bess :)

Linda said...

HI, CONGRATS,LOOKS LIKE A NEAT BOOK!
THANKS FOR SHARING!

msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

Tanyia said...

how fun, congrats! Thank you for the chance as well!

Julie said...

I love the new spin on old favorites.

Courtneysews said...

Looks wonderful! Thanks for the chance to win it!

juceyj03 said...

Wonderful quilts! Thanks for the chance at your giveaway!
*Jessica
juceyj03@gmail.com
FINGERS CROSSED :-)

Nikki Rutland said...

I always love a great red, white and blue quilt.
Thanks!

dwylie said...

I love the modern twist on these quilts! Thanks for the chance!

Beth said...

All the quilts look amazing in this book! Love red, white and blue!

Robin (noteverstill/noteversewing) said...

Those quilts are gorgeous - especially the fans.

Jenny said...

Oh, you're so sneaky putting it down at the end there -- YES, I want a copy of this book! Very much!

Maria said...

Looks like an awesome book, and your quilt is lovely! Thanks for a chance to win.

Cathy Smith said...

I am so in love with this book! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

Gill said...

This looks such a great book - I love the modern red cross and electric fans!!
Thanks!

Jeanie said...

Looks like a fabulous book.... thanks so much for the giveaway!

mary said...

One of my favorites! I love the second pattern. Very clever!

Laura said...

So exciting! As I was reading your post I though, "ooh I like the Blaze one" and then I saw it was by a friend from the Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild!! I should have known I'd love anything by her!

Cindy said...

Looks like a great book and I just love your quilt!

allierae said...

Congrats on the book! It looks like a good one.

Gabrielle Robles said...

Love the photos your shared. Great giveaway.

brownj6610 said...

These quilts look so fresh with your choice of colors in the classic patterns. Well done.

Animated_Librarian said...

I love the concept of this book! I am looking forward to making some once I get the book (I can not find it on Amazon yet).

traciesuzanne said...

Beautiful book! Thanks for the chance to win it! :)

Alexis said...

This quilt is beautiful. I love it. Thanks for the chance to win!

Brooke @ little b quilts said...

Love that Red Cross quilt! :-) Looks like a lovely book.

brookeali(at)Hotmail.com

webby said...

I absolutely love the Blaze quilt. I love the mix of bright colors with the black and white. A perfect balance of modern and classic quilting!

Jessica Slattery said...

I love the Electric Fans quilt! Although my quilting isn't up to par for the blank spaces!

LeAnne said...

Congratulations on getting your quilt in a book.

Katie.Herzog said...

I can't wait to read this book

Claire Welch said...

Love the simplicity of the block and GREAT color position.

quiltyVal said...

Wow! Glad I found this blog! LOVE your quilt, need the book for my collection

emcrorie said...

What a gorgeous quilt! Thank you for the chance to win the book :)

TS Quilter said...

Love, love your quilt. Thank you for the chance to win the book.

Debbie N. said...

Oh, how I would love to win this book. Amazing colors, amazing design, and amazing quilting. Good job quilters!

Allison C said...

Love the modern cross quilt and the colors you picked.

Lisa in Port Hope said...

Classic blocks are my favourite. Thanks!

Barbara said...

I love the clean lines of those quilts! Thanks for the chance to win.

Joan and Kevin said...

Love the book!
Thanks for the giveaway!

Alisa said...

Looks like a good book to have. Maybe I'll win it for myself! :-)

Kara@ Kieran Honeybee said...

ah! Ive been dying for this book! Great giveaway!

Karen V said...

The book looks like its full of fun and fresh designs. Thanks for the give-away!

Nony said...

This really isn't an entry (I'm Australian) but I wanted to say - I *love* that King's Treasure quilt! Too gorgeous for words! I can't wait to have a look at this book and I'll definitely be buying a copy :^)

Wife, Mom, and Nana said...

Your creation is stunning...congrats on being published!! Do you appear in other books? LUV your blog!

Paula @ Sewy Stuff said...

Lovely quilts! Thanks for the chance to win!

scottylover said...

Love the King's Treasure quilt! Haven't seen it before.

Sandy A

collectcreatecirculate.com said...

Wouldn't it be lovely to win a copy of such a yummy quilting book! Then all I would need is to hop on over and buy up the kit and I would be all set! Sure hope I win! Thanks for the giveaway!

Cecilia said...

Great book! Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win a copy.

Melissa said...

What a beautiful book! I definitely need a copy! Thanks for the chance to win one!

holly said...

Love the red cross quilt. thanks for the inspiration and chance to win!

Jeanne Gwin said...

I hope I win a copy of this book, love the red cross quilt. Thanks so much

Sherrye said...

Your quilt is beautiful. Congrats!!!!

Kim said...

Such beautiful quilts! It looks like a great book!

Leanne said...

It is a beautiful book, thank you for a chance to win one.

Sandi Griepenstroh said...

As a longarm quilter, I always love books that show and really highlight the quilting! I would love a copy of this one!

andpins said...

It looks like a great book. Thank you!

CJ said...

Your quilt is great!

Mommy Head said...

I love the look of the quilt you designed. I hope to win the book to make one!

paige said...

I love your quilt!

trudys_person said...

So far I've loved every quilt from this book that I've seen! If I don't win it I'll be buying it! Love your red cross quilt too! Thank you for the giveaway!

jenni said...

I would love to make that quilt!

Theresa N. said...

Would love to use the patterns in this book.
theresa n
weceno(at)yahoo(dot)com

Diane said...

Congrats! Looks like a great book. Thanks for the chance to win.

Sonia B said...

Looks like a fun book. Thanks for the chance.

Ali said...

Thank you so much for the giveaway, but I've been distracted by your post about the Quilty Box subscriptions... Christmas IS coming up.. :D

Ali said...

Thank you so much for the giveaway, but I've been distracted by your post about the Quilty Box subscriptions... Christmas IS coming up.. :D

Fran said...

Amazing book with the most fantastic quilts! Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

RaeLyn said...

This book looks great! Love your quilt.

Sue Carter said...

what great quilts! simple yet striking!

KP said...

Modernized traditional patterns are my favorite. I would love a copy of the book!

KMSC said...

Your quilt is beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win this book.

k.castanette@hotmail.com

Melanie said...

I would love to win this book…the quilts look fabulous!

biogrrl said...

So pretty! Thanks for sharing

Debra Kay Neiman said...

I would love a copy of this book. Here from the Blog Hop Party also. Thanks. I am here for the party! crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

Lynne Tilley said...

What a great book!!

Jude Jones said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I love your quilt and the book looks fab! I would love to win it!

Linda Fleming said...

Wonderful quilts. I love your Red Cross quilt!

Crafty Tokyo Mama said...

Lovely, lovely quilts. The quilting really makes them extra special.

Robyn said...

Such fun & fresh quilts! Love!

Pank said...

Congrats on your new book how exciting.

Deb said...

How did I miss this blog hop?? This looks like a another "must have" book!

Rebecca said...

I would love this book, thankyou for the chance!

DeborahGun said...

Looks like a fantastic book - thanks for sharing!

ozone3 said...

Would love to add this to my collection. Thanks for the chance to win!!

Jenny Faasavalu said...

What a great book! I love the look of the quilts!!!!

Janet M said...

Your book looks wonderful! Thanks for a chance to win one!

Brianna said...

ThOse quilts are lovely !

Barb said...

Beautiful book! Beautiful quilts. Thanks for the chance to win!

Bohemian Mimi said...

Delightful and bright! I love the new look,

Kathy Sue said...

Wow! Fantastic modern interpretations. Love this book. kathleendotlutzatcomcastdotnet

PT in SC said...

Love this book and would love to have it...thank you.

Barbara said...

Looks like a lovely book, would like to win one!

Tamara Hampton said...

I would LOVE this book! thanks for the chance to win!

Catrina MacDonald said...

love modern quilts! would love to win this book! catrinamac @ gmail.com

Carol said...

Just love your Modern Red Cross Quilt, it is beautiful. The book looks like fun!

Anne said...

What stunning quilts! And I love the quote on the chalkboard in one of the pics "She lives life in her own little fairytale."
(majesticjenkinsATgmailDOTcom)

Barbara McD said...

You know, the older I get, the more I find myself drawn to the modern quilts. What the heck?? Oh, well - I really like some of the quilts you showed from the new book and I think I would love to have one for my library!

Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

Vicki H said...

Love your Red Cross quilt. Thanks for sharing.

Rose in IN said...

Gorgeous quilts! Would love the chance to win the book, or fabrics or quilts! Thanks!

Jayne said...

What a great book to have! Your quilt is fantastic!

Kathy said...

That Red Cross quilt is beautiful. Would love to win the book. Thanks for the opportunity!

Bethany Martini said...

Wow, I am in love with the Red Cross quilt! Beautiful!

Jennifer said...

Your quilt is wonderful! And I am loving this book, thanks for the chance.

Weezy said...

This book looks great! And, the quilt's that you've featured are simply gorgeous. Thanks for the giveaway.

linda ziarko said...

The book looks exciting!!!! I would love to own my own copy!!!!!!!!! Love your BLOG.

linda ziarko said...

Love the Book, would like to own my own copy.

dagan said...

thank you for the lovely giveaway! everything in the book looks so fresh and pretty :)

Karen Pryce said...

I really like your modern red cross quilt. very vibrant. great book!

robin chapa said...

I'd LOVE a copy of the book-- thanks for a chance to win!
~robin
welchrobin@Hotmail.com

sewsydphoto said...

Thanks for the giveaway opportunity! All the designs look fantastic!

Steven and Ginger said...

Looks like a great book. Love the Red Cross bundle!

AMM said...

I love these modern takes on traditional blocks and would love to add this book to my collection.

sandrarumsey said...

Looks a great book. Thanks for the chance.

Ruth said...

I would love to have this book .

Fabric Fanatic said...

Thanks for a chance to win this inspiring book....those red crosses are to die for. Love that quilt!

Cecilia said...

Your quilt is beautiful! I love your color choices. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win a opy of the book.

Leila said...

What a great collection of quilts!

Donna S. said...

I could use some good news right now. A new book would be good news!! :)

aeundrw said...

Beautiful quilts!

supersara20 said...

I love red, white and blue quilts, this is gorgeous. This book likes a good one to have in my library.

Jodi - usairdoll said...

Congratulations in having your quilt included in the book! Looks like a neat book and I'm keeping my fingers crossed, hehe.

Thank you for a super giveaway and a chance to win.

usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

Beth said...

Thanks so much for the chance to win a copy of this lovely book.

cat said...

Love the quilt. Thank you for sharing. Book looks great.

Whit said...

Looks like an amazing book! Would love a copy! Thanks for a chance!!

Karrie S said...

This is such an awesome book! Thanks for the chance to win one :)

Joyful Mom said...

While I admire modern quilt designs, I truly love piecing quilts from traditional blocks. This lovely book seems a spectacular way to achieve both :)

Grandma Helen said...

What a beautiful quilt! I would love to win this book.

Sue H said...

I try not to buy too many quilting books (I would rather buy fabric!) but this one has been on my list since I first saw it!

Unknown said...

Gorgeous book!

Emily said...

I'm so excited to see this book! I love your red cross quilt. So beautiful :D

Neen said...

Oh my goodness gorgeous book. Would love to win this book totally.

Ramona said...

Every quilt I have seen from this book is gorgeous! Love your red cross quilt.

Teresa Stanulis said...

I think I deleted my comment, I hope this doesn't appear twice! The book is on my Christmas wish list! I look forward to reading it.
tstanulis@mac.com

Jessica said...

I happened upon you because I was looking up how to do an orange peel quilt. Your quilts are beautiful. I would love to win a book. I'm really liking the "Electric Fan". Very cute.

Carol said...

This book is a must-have - it's on my wish list.

diane said...

Hi AMy
I just got caught up on your last several blog posts. It looks like you got out of your funk and made a big change with sashing your Virtual Quilting Bee solids quilt. So many gorgeous projects in the works. I hope you continue to feel better. Thanks for sharing your beautiful creativity.xoxo

Sandie @ crazy'boutquilts said...

I would love to make some of the quilts in this book! Thanks for the chance!

B Greene said...

What a wonderful idea for a book - thanks for the chance to win!