Can't travel to take classes from your favorite instructors? Looking to try something new on a retreat or getaway? Missing out on QuiltCon? Never fear! In Lucky Spool's Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making, Susanne Woods invites 10 popular quilting teachers to share their most-requested workshop. This book is the perfect way to enjoy 10 detailed classes with in-demand quilters right in your own home! Workshop topics include: viewing color with a critical eye, thinking outside the box in quilt design and settings, breaking out of the grid, English paper piecing by machine, improv piecing, incorporating curves and finally a gallery of 50 modern quilts curated by Heather Grant of The Modern Quilt Guild. Detailed instructions and inspirational patterns encourage practice and ensure success.