Mother’s Love Quilts for Quakes

The final sewing events for Quilts for Quake Survivors are scheduled this weekend at Modern Domestic. They are super casual, drop-in events for you and or your mother (or daughter) to come by and sew for a great cause. The focus will be on finishing quilts, so you will get to quilt, tie, bind, learn … Continued

Modern Log Cabin Quilting

Susan Beal is absolutely having a moment.  One here in Portland and one on a much larger stage.  She’s got her hands in all sorts of creative projects–Designer Fat Quarter Bundles at Bolt, Quilts for Quake Survivors with Daniela, and all on the heals of her latest creation, Modern Log Cabin Quilting. This is a … Continued

Lizzy House in the house!

I am beyond excited to announce that Lizzy House will be attending our Friday Night Sew-cial, March 25th, 6:00 pm!!! I have bits from all her fabric collections (Red Letter Day *may* be my fav) and they make me super happy. She’ll be at PNCA teaching a workshop on Textile Design and Printing that weekend. … Continued

Sew Social

If you happen to have picked up Vogue Patterns‘ new February/March issue, you may have seen something familiar–us!  There’s a very nice feature on sewing studios across the country, including a shout-out and pic of our humble studio.  A way to connect to others and our neighborhoods while learning something as tried-and-true as sewing, these … Continued

Alicia Paulson and Cupcakes

Friday, December 3rd from 5-6:30 we will join Alicia Paulson in celebrating her lovely new book Embroidery Companion. We have luscious samples from the book in the store that draw a lot of interest, and Friday evening we will have some cupcakes as well! Made by Alicia herself no less! You will be able to … Continued

An Evening with Elizabeth and her Quilts

Saturday evening at Modern Domestic was just lovely. Elizabeth Hartman joined us for an evening of special quilt love and signed copies of her beautiful new book The Practical Guide to Patchwork. After people had the chance to meet her, get their books signed, and ask all sorts of questions, we moved right onto sewing … Continued