Challenge Posted at

September 3, 2010

The first challenge for Project Modern has been posted over at

The task:  Make a quilt based on an inspiration of your choice and submit your inspiration, quilt, and explanation of why you chose your inspiration.

The judge: Valori Wells, fabric designer for Free Spirit, quilt book author, and co-owner of the Stitchin’ Post quilt shop in Sisters, Oregon.

The prizes, oh, the prizes:

Each of the three winners will receive a fabulous prize package, featuring the following products from C&T Publishing:

A copy of City Quilts by Cherri House, a book of beautiful quilt designs inspired by modern urban architecture and landscapes.  City Quilts is published by C&T’s exciting new imprint, Stash Books.
One package each of these amazing tools for exploring appliqué, paper piecing, and more:
Silicone Release Paper, Wash-Away Applique Sheets , Carol Doak’s Foundation Paper, and Quilter’s Freezer Paper Sheets.
A 3 in 1 Color Tool for handy reference and help planning color schemes.
Each prize package will also include:
A bundle of 12 coordinating half-yards of beautiful, modern fabric, courtesy of Fabricworm.
A Kona Cotton Solid Roll-Up in the popular Bright color palette, courtesy of Robert Kaufman.
Six yards of 90” wide Warm and White batting, courtesy of Warm Company.

Become a new Chicago Modern Quilt Guild member

Photo: Triangles quilt by Erika Mulvenna