We were treated to a presentation and trunk show by modern quilt designer Amy Friend at our April meeting. She brought the quilts that are in her new book, Improv Paper Piecing, as well as some of her latest quilts.
The quilts below are by Amy:
During the afternoon, Amy gave a workshop where we learned how to design our own paper-pieced block and various ways of incorporating it into a modern quilt. The photos below are from the workshop.
The April meeting was an Area 2 gathering, hosted by Coastal Quilters, Friendship Sampler Quilts, and Georges Valley Quilters. Amy Friend gave a presentation and trunk show on the modern quilting movement. Below are some of her quilts, as well as member quilts.
Amy Friend’s first quilt using negative space.
Several people contributed blocks for this modern quilt, titled “Art Quilt,” which Amy designed and constructed.
The following three quilts are in Amy’s book:
Becca Babb-Brott’s triangle quilt, which she donated to Bags of Love.
Tree quilt by Joan Herrick.