Make Modern FAQs | Modern Quilt Magazine



When is the next issue of Make Modern coming?

Make Modern is a digital magazine published every two months (see our calendar for future dates).

How do I submit a pattern or article to Make Modern?

We would love you to consider submitting a pattern or article to a future issue. Please see our submissions page for more details on how to get published in Make Modern, our submissions guidelines and a template to help you write your pattern. 

How do I advertise in Make Modern magazine? 

Make Modern offers very competitive advertising rates and discounts for multiple bookings. Please see our advertising page for more details and to download a copy of our current Media Kit. 

How do I subscribe to Make Modern?

Never want to miss an issue of Make Modern? Visit our subscription page to subscribe and get new issues delivered to your inbox the minute they're published!

Where can I purchase a copy of Make Modern?

Make Modern is a digital magazine, available to purchase through our online shop, and from a few selected affiliates. You can purchase single issues, back issues, bundles of issues, and subscriptions. Make Modern is not available in print form from any newsagents, or quilt stores. 

I want the pattern from a quilt I saw in Make Modern, but I can't remember which issue it is from. How can I find the pattern I want?

Easy! We have a pattern gallery which contains a photo from every pattern that has ever been published in Make Modern. Scroll through our images and click on the one you love to see which issue it came from. 

I've never purchased a digital magazine. How will it be delivered?

Immediately after you purchase a copy of Make Modern, or you subscribe, you will receive an email from containing your unique download link. You will be able to download a PDF copy of Make Modern, which you will be able to read on your computer, tablet or smartphone, and print pages as you require. We recommend saving a backup copy of your Make Modern magazine to a USB or online storage system, such as Dropbox. 

Can I send a copy of Make Modern, or a subscription, as a gift for a friend?

Yes! We would love you to gift an issue, or purchase a subscription to Make Modern for your friend.

To gift an issue of Make Modern, make your purchase from our shop. During checkout you will be asked if your purchase is a gift order. Select yes and enter your recipient's details, a message and the date you would like your gift to be delivered.

To gift a subscription of Make Modern, purchase a subscription from our shop. Forward your order confirmation email and the name and email address of the person you would like to gift the subscription to Once we have changed the details of the order, your friend will receive an email containing the link to their download page. 

I didn't receive my download link, how do I access my issue/s of Make Modern?

Once you have purchased a copy of Make Modern, or a subscription to Make Modern magazine, you will receive an order confirmation email (from containing your unique download link. If you paid with PayPal, this link will be sent to the email address linked to your PayPal account (this could be yours, or perhaps a partner's email address). If you have not received your order confirmation email, please check your junk box, ensure that the payment has been processed and click here to try to send the email again. If you still cannot find your link, please email

How do I cancel my subscription or update my payment details? 

Make Modern subscriptions automatically renew every six or twelve months. You can cancel the automatic renewal at any time by clicking on the 'manage your payments' link in the window at the top of your download link. Can't find your download link? Click here to resend your original order email (this will send you copies of the order emails from all of your previous Make Modern purchases). If you paid for your subscription with a credit/debit card, you will be able to change your card details on this page. If you paid using your PayPal account, please update your email address details via through your PayPal account (this will update our system automatically). If you would like to change the email address associated with your Make Modern subscription, please email 

Can I get a refund?

Make Modern is a digital magazine and cannot be returned. However, there are some instances where we offer a refund. We understand that sometimes life happens and you may have forgotten to cancel your subscription before it automatically renewed. Customers who request that their subscription be cancelled and refunded within 30 days of renewal and who have not downloaded any new issues of Make Modern since the payment was processed will be issued a refund, minus the Gateway fees (PayPal, Stripe, or bank charges). Customers may receive a refund or be allowed to exchange their digital product within 10 days of purchase if they have found it to be unsuitable, or been unable to access their download. If this has happened to you, please send us an email requesting a cancellation/refund/exchange. Please allow 2-3 business days for refunds to process. 


How do I save a copy of Make Modern onto my iPad or computer?

To save a copy of Make Modern onto your iPad or iPhone, download the issue from your unique download link. Click on the top right hand corner and ‘save to iBooks’ or Dropbox or Kindle, or whichever is your preferred app for reading PDFs. 

To save a copy of Make Modern magazine to your computer, download the issue from your unique download link. Once the PDF has opened, click ‘File’, then ‘Save’. This will save a copy into your Downloads folder, which you can then move to your preferred folder. You may also print a copy if you wish. You will not be able to 'save as' due to copyright restrictions. We recommend saving a backup copy of your Make Modern magazine to a USB or online storage system, such as Dropbox. 


How many times can I download issues of Make Modern?

If you have a subscription to Make Modern, you will be able to download your copies of Make Modern as many times as you link while your subscription is active. If you have purchased a single issue, or bundle of issues, you will be able to download your copies of Make Modern magazine FIVE times only. To ensure that you can always access your purchased copies, you will need to save or print each issue. Follow the instructions above to save a copy.

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Make Modern is a digital magazine produced in Australia by a small team of passionate modern quilters with creative collaborators from all over the world.

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