Learn How the Cozy Craft of Quilting Endured the Civil War and Thrives Today

Contemporary Quilting Inspiration

There are passionate quilters who create contemporary quilt patterns. Check out some of their inspiring work before you get started!

Vacilando Quilting Co.


Arianna Caggiano (aka Quilt Kween)

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Suzy Quilts


Lo & Behold Stitchery


Nina Dodge

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met, Manager of My Modern Met Store, and co-host of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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