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Sketch Quilt by NYC Metro Mod Quilt Guild!

We’ll be displaying this group quilt at Market next month, but are so excited we just couldn’t wait any longer to share it!

NYC Guild Quilt

In December, we held a challenge with the NYC Metro Mod Quilt Guild, our local chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild. (Find your local chapter here!)
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The guidelines, set in place by by the guild’s VP, Kim Hryniewicz, were simple and specific, yet flexible enough to allow for plenty of individual variety and creativity in the blocks. Featured fabrics are from our Sketch collection (select new colors released earlier this year), plus darks from our Soho Solids.

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Members brought their blocks to the February meeting. Here are some on the collection table, patiently waiting for a home in the finished quilt. Look how different they all are!

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Kim arranged and sewed the blocks into a top (we love how the colors go from warm in the center to cooler on the edges), and teamed up with guild president Victoria Findlay Wolfe for finishing. Victoria quilted it with fun vertical wavy lines, and Kim attached the binding. This project was a fabulous group effort, from conception all the way to reality!

A big THANK YOU to the Metro Mod members for making this possible! Here are the full quilt credits for all who contributed:

Pieced by Kim Hryniewicz
Quilted by Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Blocks by:

Amy Jaffe
Andrea Faulhaber
Andrea Murray
Barbara Peterson
Bernadette Forward
Bette Anne Sheganoski
Cassandra Rosser
Chris Sullivan
Christa Farmer
Deborah Bingham
Dorothy Hill
Earamichia Brown
Ellen Foster
Emily Klainberg
Hayden Lees
Helen Beall
Janet Hopkins
Jennifer Bergman
Jody Sullivan
Judith Hoffman Corwin
Judy Stadler
Lisa Mason
Margaret Cibulsky
Michelle Kucker
Nancy Dougherty
Naomi Mankowitz
Nellie Wu
Nicole Gustafson
Rossanna Wells
Susan Sato
Tina Marney

If you’re attending Quilt Market in Portland next month, make sure to stop by our booth (#736) and check out this colorful collaboration in person! A credit sheet will be available for you to take home, and a PDF version of it will be posted to our Projects page online too.

24 replies
  1. Jane McKay
    Jane McKay says:

    Love this quilt. And, thanks for the opportunity to see all the beautiful blocks and quilts. Inspired!

  2. Jane McKay
    Jane McKay says:

    Love this quilt. And, thanks for the opportunity to see all the beautiful blocks and quilts. Inspired!

  3. Ruth Ann Mistler
    Ruth Ann Mistler says:

    Love the fabric! The Guild Members did an awesome job as well as the quilter! Beautiful!

  4. Ruth Ann Mistler
    Ruth Ann Mistler says:

    Love the fabric! The Guild Members did an awesome job as well as the quilter! Beautiful!

  5. Brenda Strauss
    Brenda Strauss says:

    Really like the way all the individual blocks came together. Wonderful job all around!

  6. Brenda Strauss
    Brenda Strauss says:

    Really like the way all the individual blocks came together. Wonderful job all around!

  7. Susan
    Susan says:

    What a clever way to have a group made quilt with both individual variations and a cohesive theme.

  8. Susan
    Susan says:

    What a clever way to have a group made quilt with both individual variations and a cohesive theme.

  9. Robin McGahan
    Robin McGahan says:

    I can’t wait to make this quilt, “Metro Mod, Group Quilt” I have been looking for a modern quilt to make for my 16 year old son, he wanted a quilt for a long time but does not like the older patterns. This is just what I need. I hope that next generation of quilters is watching how quilt making has become not only an art form but, modern, hip, and classy!

  10. Robin McGahan
    Robin McGahan says:

    I can’t wait to make this quilt, “Metro Mod, Group Quilt” I have been looking for a modern quilt to make for my 16 year old son, he wanted a quilt for a long time but does not like the older patterns. This is just what I need. I hope that next generation of quilters is watching how quilt making has become not only an art form but, modern, hip, and classy!

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