Block Party—The Modern Quilting Bee

About the Authors

Alissa Haight Carlton is a founding member of The Modern Quilt Guild. When she’s not hosting quilting bees, she’s at her day job in Los Angeles casting reality stars for television shows. More…

Kristen Lejnieks is an attorney currently living in Washington, D.C., with her husband and two daughters. More…

Featuring the work of:
Lisa Billings
Rashida Coleman-Hale
Jacquie Gering
Elizabeth Hartman
Sarah Johnson
Ashley Newcomb
Nettie Peterson
Megan Risse
Ashley Shannon
Josie Stott

Block Party - The Modern Quilting Bee

The quilting bee gets a modern makeover

Block Party—The Modern Quilting Bee

  • From the creators of popular blog,
  • Let go of “the rules” with 12 fun, funky, and improvisational projects
  • The fundamental techniques are outlined-from fabric selection to quilt tops to binding
  • Projects are perfect for both beginner and experienced quilters

It’s hip to be square! In this inspiring book, quilting mavericks Alissa and Kristen chronicle their year-long “virtual” quilting bee. Twelve chapters (one for each month) showcase the designs of today’s leading modern quilters along with easy-to-follow guidelines, so you can reinvent their work in your own signature style. Best of all, with this book in hand, you’ll have everything you need to start your own online quilting bee and enjoy collaborating with other fabric lovers around the world.

Click here to see the authors’ book trailer video!