Bright, fun, and simple-to-stitch quilts for beginning sewers--and everyone who loves modern style! This book teaches beginner quilters simple techniques to create successful quilts that reflect today's tastes for bold colors and prints, high contrast, and expansive use of negative space. Simple Quilts for the Modern Home provides all the how-to a beginner needs to know to cut, piece, and finish 12 modern-inspired quilts. With over 75 pages of patterns, detailed instructions, high-quality photography, helpful illustrations, and step-by-step captions, you'll learn and practice simple techniques to create beautiful, modern quilts. Each project is an opportunity to utilize a new skill, like strip piecing, using fusible appliqué, and cutting at a 45-degree angle. The results are fresh, bold, and contemporary quilts that will appeal to quiltmakers of all skill levels.