Quilts & Blankets

Plus Sign Quilt Pattern

Free-Tutorial for a modern plus sign quilt. Add extra blocks to make a larger quilt, and quilt to your hearts content to really add some depth to this wonderful pattern.

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Yak Blanket FREE Tutorial

I know, I know…I’ve been over doing it on the Yak blanket on social media!  I promise this to be one of the only blog posts about them – at least until next fall 🙂 So many people have been ordering these kits that I thought I’d throw the pattern online! Sew you wanna know how […]

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5 Reasons We LOVE the Strip Quilt!

New Throw Size Strip Quilt made by Clarissa Tinjum, Quilted by Connie Biselx We’ve been making Strip Quilts at MT for years now, and our love for them just never goes away! We’ve recently updated our FREE pattern with new and improved instructions and more sizes than ever before! We’ve put together our top 5 […]

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Improv Quilting

Have you heard of improv piecing? Basically, it is the process of sewing a quilt without a pattern, letting it grow organically as you stitch each block together. I’ve wanted to try improv piecing for a long time. The main thing I couldn’t wrap my brain around was how to make a flat quilt with […]

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Handmade Giving Home Decor

We are going to change up our Handmade Giving series just a little bit today to share some ideas for bringing handmade into your holiday decorating. I’m sure there are many out there reading our gift guides that just don’t have people on their lists that would appreciate a handmade gift. We get that. But […]

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Snowflake Quilt

We’ve got a new quilt to show you today! I’m doing my best to enjoy the season and embrace it, and I guess a quilt with a giant snowflake is a great way to do just that. We’ve revamped the Snowflake Quilt we made last year, added some details and borders to make another size […]

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Stack It Table Runner

Today we have a new FREE pattern for you! I put this simple table runner together because I really wanted an easy, go to project to make for friends and family. Something that doesn’t require a lot of thought or time. This means that my desire to make things for the people I love actually […]

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Every quilt has a story, tell it!

We feel so fortunate to have a guest post today from Sara Sunderlin. Besides being a customer, Sara is a dear friend of all of us at Modern Textiles. Sara learned to sew from her grandmother and mom when she was five years old. As a self-proclaimed fabric addict she loves to visit Modern Textiles […]

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Hexi Quilt

I am so excited to share this quilt with all of you! Do you love hexies as much as I do? Have you always been terrified of all those Y-seams? Fear no more, I have found the best tutorial for sewing hexagons! I put the tutorial to the test on this quilt, and I have […]

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Quilting doesn’t have to be hard

I had so much fun making this quilt from our Strip Quilt instructions. I loved that I was able to start and finish it in just one evening. What I did to make it go quickly: I stacked 3 fat quarters at a time when I cut the strips. Don’t waste time thinking about the […]

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