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Altered State Quilt Pattern Now Available in Make Modern Magazine

The latest issue of Make Modern Magazine is now available and my quilt pattern, Altered State, is featured in the publication!

Altered State Quilt featured in Make Modern Magazine. Image: Make Modern Magazine

This design started as a completely different sketch I made years ago. On a random Friday night inspiration struck and I morphed that original sketch into this design. This particular quilt and the color palette define me well. I love using extremely simplified geometric shapes in my designs. And if you’re been around for awhile, you know that black and pink are my favorite colors, especially in quilts.

By using transparency where the blocks intersect, it creates an optical illusion that tricks the eye – the placement of the blocks moves forwards or backwards depending on where your eye focuses.

To construct the quilt, I glue basted a few important seams. A short glue basting tutorial is included in the pattern.

Altered State Quilt. Image: Jessica Plunkett

Altered State was pieced using Kona Cotton Solids in Pomegranate, Black, Graphite and Silver. I pieced the quilt using 50 wt Aurifil Thread in 2026 (Mist). Thank you to Jukebox Quilts for providing the E2E longarm services on Altered State. We chose the Waterdrops panto from Natalia Majors.

You can make the Altered State Quilt by picking up the latest copy of Make Modern Magazine! Make Modern is a digital modern quilt magazine out of Australia. You have the option to purchase single issues or an annual all-access subscription. Here is a link to purchase a single issue of Issue 34 that includes the Altered State Quilt Pattern. The link is an affiliated link and I may be compensated for purchases you make.

I’d love to see your version of Altered State! Feel free to message me or tag on Instagram (@maeberrysquare)!

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