Use traditional piecing skills to create tomorrow's heirloom quilts. You'll discover how to give your favorite blocks a scrappy, modern look with elegant and up-to-date versions of time-tested quilt designs from popular designer Amy Ellis. Learn a bit about the history behind each block as Amy reimagines them as new classics. Build your confidence to "go modern" with Amy's bright and appealing designs that begin with traditional blocks. Tips for using color and negative space ensure a modern look with the fabric from your stash. Get handy hints, from Amy and other top designers, that will help you better understand what makes a scrap quilt successful. 80 pages.