Double the fun! We’ve got TWO upcoming workshops with amazing guest instructors, Libs Elliott and Christine Haynes. Make the graphic Weight of Love quilt with Libs Elliott or a playful Emery Dress with Christine Haynes this month! Libs is a creative designer and quilter based in Canada. Her quilts are randomly designed using a programming language … Continued
The quilts currently in our studio are made by our teachers and staff members. It’s a treasure to have so much talent in one place. The community here at MD could not be what it is without the talented teachers using their skills to allow others to grow and learn. We are so grateful to them … Continued
We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Lizzy House who will be joining us for our first ever Home Sewn Weekend this October. Lizzy will be teaching a few workshops over the weekend, including her Meadow Quilt, which is only available as a workshop. She has also given us permission (and sketches!) to digitize for a one-of-a-kind embroidery … Continued
We can’t wait to ‘fois bois’ pillows with Wise Craft author Blair Stocker at our Home Sewn Weekend this October. We had a moment to chat with Blair and she was kind enough to answer a few questions for us about sewing, crafting, and her new book Wise Craft.
Here at MD we are so excited to introduce Karen Bachofner as one of our new quilt teachers! Karen is not new to teaching, but she is new to us, and we are so happy to welcome her into the Modern Domestic family.
We are so excited to introduce you to our amazing staff and teachers. Amy Alan started sewing when she was 6 or 7. She began with cutting up pillowcases and switching around the skirts and bodices on her Aunt’s old prom dresses. Through high school she really only sewed on patches and went fabric shopping … Continued
We are so excited to introduce you to our amazing staff and teachers. Thanks to Rebecca Powers for collecting, compiling and writing our teacher profiles. Diane Gilleland learned to sew in grade school with weekly lessons from her mother, a college Home Economics major. During her college years and through her thirties, sewing “was mostly … Continued
We are so excited to introduce you to our amazing staff and teachers. Thanks to Rebecca Powers for collecting, compiling and writing our teacher profiles. Michelle Freedman moved to Portland in 2006 from New York City where she attended Parsons School of Design. She discovered her passion for sewing at age seven when her mother … Continued
We are so excited to introduce you to our amazing staff and teachers. Thanks to Rebecca Powers for collecting, compiling and writing our teacher profiles. Christina Lane, born and raised in Southwest Washington, has been sewing since she was six years old. Taught mainly by her mother, a seamstress for Janzen, Christina learned to make … Continued