Local quilter Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill’s work is featured in the Modern Quilt Guild’s new book, published in December 2017. Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century is a collectible, hardcover book that traces the history of modern quilts, explores the hallmarks of the genre, and honors the genre’s past, present, and future. It is the definitive gallery book on modern quilting over the past decade, detailing the history and early influences of modern quilting, and showcasing over 200 works by modern quilters of today.
CIfaldi-Morrill’s quilts Cabana and Big Love are featured in the gallery section of the book, in beautiful full-page photography.
Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill is an award-winning designer and modern quilter living in Woodbridge, Connecticut. Combining her passion for quilt design and her technical skills, Sheri founded Whole Circle Studio (www.wholecirclestudio.com) in 2014. Whole Circle Studio specializes in custom modern quilts, patterns and education. Sheri’s quilts have gained international recognition including awards from QuiltCon, Quilt Week/Paducah and the Quilt Alliance. Sheri was also awarded the first annual Craftsy Quilt Designer Fellowship in 2016. In addition to publishing her patterns, her quilts have been featured in national publications. She makes commissioned quilts for individuals and organizations and also teaches quilting techniques locally and nationally.
“I am thrilled that two of my quilts are featured in Modern Quilts,” Cifaldi-Morrill says. “It’s the first time my work has been published in a book, and I am honored to have my work showcased alongside some of the world’s top modern quilters. I am so glad to be a part of this incredible community and have this opportunity to share my work.”
CIfaldi-Morrill has the following work exhibited in the book:
95” x 78”
67” x 70”
Modern Quilts is a project by the worldwide Modern Quilt Guild (MQG), and was published by Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, and was curated by Riane Menardi, Alissa Haight Carlton and Heather Grant of the MQG.
About the MQG: The Modern Quilt Guild is made up of more than 200 guilds and 13,000 members around the world. Our mission is to support and encourage the growth and development of modern quilting through art, education, and community. Learn more at themodernquiltguild.com.
Published by Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, Modern Quilts (December 2017) is available at ctpub.com and other fine booksellers.
For additional information contact: Riane Menardi Morrison, Communications Manager, The Modern Quilt Guild, 307.258.2869, themodernquiltguild.com, quiltcon.com.