Modern Quilting - A Contemporary Guide to Quilting by Hand by Julius Arthur

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In Modern Quilting discover the versatility, comfort and style that a beautifully designed quilt can bring to your home. Long seen as a traditional craft-form, contemporary textiles designer, Julius Arthur, guides you through the basic construction, patchwork and appliqué techniques of quilt-making, before showcasing 20 stylish hand-stitched projects perfectly suited for modern living. From a large-scale heirloom quilt, to a fashionable cross-body pouch, each project is minimal in design but with thoughtful details, making it ideal for first-time crafters. Complete with stunning lifestyle photography and clear instructions throughout, Modern Quilting will make you fall in love with this age-old craft and give you a new-found appreciation for textiles.

About Julius Arthur

Julius Arthur is a designer and maker residing in Sussex, UK and founder of House of Quinn, a design studio with a considered approach to crafting handmade objects for living spaces. Working with renewed and consciously sourced textiles, his collections centre on using traditional techniques to create contemporary objects with a sense
of place and function. For more information visit

Workshops at Ray Stitch
We run regular Creative Quilting workshops with Julius, at our sewing school. Join us for a day of 

Abstract Appliqué 

or Curved Piecing, and produce a small wall-hanging or quilt.