VESSEL QUILTS is a collection of modern quilts by Riane Menardi, a writer, designer and modern quilter from Des Moines, Iowa. Her writing and work has been featured in Modern Patchwork, Simply ModerneStitchFresh Quilts, and QuiltCon Magazine, among others. Her quilts have been exhibited at QuiltCon 2016 in Pasadena and QuiltCon 2017 in Savannah, GA, where she was also a workshop leader and lecturer. She also appeared as a guest on the second season of the public television show, Fresh Quilting, in 2017.

Riane is a co-author of the upcoming book Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century, by the Modern Quilt Guild, and manages communications for the worldwide organization.