Denyse's Latest Book

Denyse's latest book – Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration – has received rave reviews.  Visit our official book page to find out more, find an event near you, or order your signed copy.

"Denyse Schmidt's contemporary art quilts are things of enduring style and beauty, but few fans realize her 16-year career as a textile artist began when Schmidt fell in love with tried-and-true, centuries-old traditional quilt patterns - from Basketweave and Orange Peel to Streak of Lightning and Mariner's Compass. Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration is the artist's return to this fertile terrain, featuring her colorful and updated take on 20 time-tested designs. Schmidt contextualizes each quilt pattern with historical details and pertinent notes on her adaptations. Full-page photos of gorgeous quilts full of those bold geometric shapes that first inspired her provide ample motivation, while detailed instructions, a pull-out book of templates, and a section detailing tools and techniques offer plenty of how-to support, even for novice makers." - American Craft

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