Carole Lyles Shaw is a modern quilt designer, author and workshop teacher who has been an active member of the quilt and fiber art community for over twenty years.
Carole always takes a modern, improvisational approach to her quilt designs. Carole’s passion and focus is on designing quilts for the modern quilt movement. She lectures about modern quilting and teaches modern workshops for beginning and experienced quilters from all backgrounds and styles.
She co-founded and served as the first President of the Sarasota Modern Quilt Guild in Sarasota, FL. Carole served on the Board of Directors for The Modern Quilt Guild [2015-2017]. She is also a longtime member of the African American Quilters of Baltimore.
Many of Carole’s quilts have been exhibited in museums and art shows in the U.S. and internationally. Her modern quilt designs and articles have been published in Today's Quilter, American Patchwork & Quilting, Modern Patchwork Magazine, Patchwork Professional [Germany], Modern Quilt Guild Journal and many others.
Carole is the author of two books on modern quilting: Madly Modern Quilts and Patriotic Modern Quilts. Both are available on Amazon and in local quilt shops. She has also launched a series of modern quilt patterns available on her website.