"Modern quilts are primarily functional and inspired by modern design. Modern quilters work in different styles and define modern quilting in different ways, but several characteristics often appear which may help identify a modern quilt. These include, but are not limited to: the use of bold colors and prints, high contrast and graphic areas of solid color, improvisational piecing, minimalism, expansive negative space, and alternate grid work. 'Modern traditionalism' or the updating of classic quilt designs is also often seen in modern quilting."
At the Toronto Modern Quilt Guild, we strive to unite quilters of all ages and to share our love of modern quilting together.
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The Toronto MQG Board 2019
- President: Karen Brown
- Vice President: Rebecca Burnett
- Treasurer: Adrienne Van Halem
- Secretary: Shannon Nicols
- Communications Officer: Robin Cassady-Cain
Past Executive (2018): Steff Rose (President), Karen Brown (Vice President), Adrienne Van Halem (Treasurer), Christine Navarro (Secretary), and Laura Henneberry (Communications Officer).