I don't keep up with the modern trends anymore. There's just so much going on and I like the kinds of quilts I've made for years. I figure it's my right as a senior to just have fun sewing what I want.
When Beth's oldest daughter was pregnant, she requested Beth make a modern style wall hanging. This is the piece Beth ended up making:
These modern styles are apparently the rage with the younger generations. There are many semi-circle modern quilts now and pinterest is full of them. If these pieces seem reminiscent to you of modern art from the 1950s and 1960s, you're not alone. Many artists refer to their pieces in this style as modern but the word "retro" might be more fitting. Here are some examples I found on pinterest.
When I was preparing yesterday's post on Nancy Cabot's I stumbled upon a quilt pattern called Chinese Gongs: