In the "Machine Quilting for the Modern Quilt" class by Angela Walters at Machine Quilters Showcase in Kansas City in May 2012, Ms. Waters states that a"modern quilt may include:
Traditional quilt pattern made with modern fabrics
Irregular layouts or asymmetrical designs
Large areas of negative space
Bold modern fabrics and/or solid fabrics"
In the premier issue of "Modern Quilts Unlimited, Fall2012", Vicki Anderson, Editor in Chief stated: "Modern quilting is a fresh approach reflecting each quilter's personality and personal style. Modern quilters embrace functionality, simplicity and minimalism, and use asymmetric desgins in their approach. They reinterpret traditional blocks and pattern, and are often inspried by modern art and architecture. Bold colors, graphic prints and simple quilt lines are favored as well as solids. White and gray are used extensively as background and as neutrals."
I am starting to receive modern quilts and I look forward to continuing to apply what I have learned in Ms. Walters class.