Welcome to Modern Patchwork, inspired by the growing and thriving modern quilt movement. The pages are packed with contemporary projects of every type, plus new features following modern quilting through the big wide world! In this issue Features include: Meet Kim Eichler-Messmer - Engineering Art by Betsy Blodgett; QuiltCon: A Movement Matures - Cultural event that has shaped the trajectory of the craft; Break Out of Your Color Rut by Michelle Bartholomew - Five exercises to expand your color "safe zone". Made Modern: On Taxonomy By Thomas Knauer - Systematically classifying quilts; Open Studio: Timna Tarr - art quilter and longarmer; Stitch by Stitch by Timna Tarr - Set up your studio for success. Projects include: Diamond on Display by Heather Black, Fade Away by Stacey Day, Angled Clutch by Gosia Pawlowska, Sound Maze by Caroline Hadley, Fowl Play by Diane Harris, Moody by Linda & Carl Sullivan, Plaid Clutch by Daisy Aschehoug, Simple Gifts by Malka Dubrawsky, Good News Pillow by Gosia Pawlowska, Flying Here and There by Elaine Theriault, The Dessert Quilt, Accordion Place Mats by Lisa Swenson Ruble. Modern Patchwork Magazine - July/August 2018.