MYoD2015

The 2015 edition of My Year of Design will bring you exciting design exercises built loosely around art history eras. The Coincidence Quilt and a Mystery Project are back as well...

MYoD2 Travelling Exhibition

MYoD2 Travelling Exhibition

As you can see in the MYoD2 (MYoD15) space here at Quilt around the World, we have accelerated the publication rhythm with the entire part 17 online already now and part 18 to follow in the next few days.

My Year of Design 2015

Sneak Preview: My Year of Design 2015

My Year of Design 2015 is over and will soon be available as book publication. Please e-mail us if you'd like to be notified when it is available.

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My Year of Design 2015 is meant for all quilters of all levels. Having taken part in MYoD2014 is not a prerequisite, neither do you have to be a professional quilter or an art historian. Just be curious and join us in our creative trip back in time - another journey of thinking, designing and making.

My Year of Design TWO Exhibition - Nadelwelt 2016

Nadelwelt 2016 - MYoD TWO Ulla

Here are a few impressions from the Nadelwelt 2016 in Karlsruhe, the largest and most popular exhibition and trade fair for textile art and crafts in Germany.

We presented selected works from quilters and other textile crafters whom we had invited to embark with us on an exciting journey of thinking and making off the beaten paths of quiltmaking, to challenge themselves and their ways of working and to experience new textile adventures and surprises over the past 18 months...

MYoD2015 - 18-1/2/3 - Architecture

MYoD2015 - 18-1/2/3 - Architecture

In preparation for the first destination of the My Year of Design Travelling Exhibition, we have accelerated publication of the last two parts of MYoD2015/2016 or MYoD2 as we have started to call it within the Quilt around the World team.

So find here the 18th and last part of MYoD2 inviting you to immerse yourself in architecture and the multitude of aspects behind this exciting subject.

MYoD2015 - 17-1/2/3 - Ancient Greece

MYoD2015 - 17-1/2/3 - Ancient Greece

In preparation for the first destination of the My Year of Design Travelling Exhibition, we have accelerated publication of the last two parts of MYoD2015/2016 or MYoD2 as we have started to call it within the Quilt around the World team.

So find here the 17th part of MYoD2 inviting you to immerse yourself in Ancient Greek Art, its design elements and its concepts...

MYoD2015 - 16-3 - Line Mystery Part 4

The Line Drawing Mystery is just that - a line drawing of a mysterious motif hacked into 6 pieces with only a minimum of information on colour values and some textures.

MYoD2015 - 16-2 - Coincidental Connections Part 6

MYoD2015 - 15-2 - Coincidental Connections Part 6

Here comes the sixth round of our series of "quilt design by coincidence" - the Coincidental Connections!

MYoD2015 - 16-1 - Precolumbian Art

MYoD2015 - 15-1 - Precolumbian Art

The April edition of MYoD2015/2016 invites you to immerse yourself in Precolumbian Art, its design elements and its concepts.

What you will find in the PDF below:

... Get in the Mood and go for gold...

... Dig Deeper into the ideas, concepts and creations of Precolumbian Art

... Something else to try: Investigate mysterious lines and your colossal self...

MYoD2015 - 15-3 - Line Mystery Part 3

MYoD2015 - 15-3 - Line Mystery Part 3

The Line Drawing Mystery is just that - a line drawing of a mysterious motif hacked into 6 pieces with only a minimum of information on colour values and some textures.

The goal of this exercise is to send you on a creative journey without a planned and known outcome. An expedition into unknown design lands, so to say. The objective is not to get as close as possible to the underlying motif at record speed!

MYoD2015 - 15-2 - Coincidental Connections Part 5

MYoD2015 - 15-2 - Coincidental Connections Part 5

Here comes the fifth round of our series of "quilt design by coincidence" - the Coincidental Connections!

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