Modern Quilt Showcase – A Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild Show

IMG_1268The Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild recently held their first quilt show called Modern Quilt Showcase.  Over 100 modern quilts made by guild members were shown.

The eye-catching, creative quilts on display represented new directions in quilt making such as the use of solid colours, asymmetry, improvisational piecing and less traditional machine quilting designs.

IMG_1270_edited-1The show was held at the Pipe Shop Building, a restored structure from the historic shipyards on the North Vancouver waterfront, now a unique event venue.  The building’s heavy timbers and high ceiling and the natural light from many doors and windows made a wonderful setting for the quilts.

There was lots of inspiration at this show for those who want to explore modern quilt making – new quilters, or experienced quilters looking to do some rule-breaking.

Click on any image to open a carousel of photos from the Modern Quilt Showcase.

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2 Responses to Modern Quilt Showcase – A Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild Show

  1. Thank you for sharing our show with your members – so glad that you found it inspiring! The entire weekend was a thrill for all of our VMQG members and it was incredible to have the support of so many other local guilds.

  2. Felicity says:

    We are all so happy and proud of our first show! It definitely exceeded our expectations. Thanks for coming by!

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