INDIESEW 2017 SPRING/SUMMER COLLECTION

We are honored to be one of the four participating shops to carry the new collection of fabric from Indiesew! This beautifully curated selection of fabric is available in the shop now! There are recommended garment patterns that coordinate with each fabric and are available for purchase online here. Learn more about Indiesew and this … Continued

Meet Gertie TONIGHT!

Join us Monday, March 6 from 6 – 8 PM for a fun meet and greet with Gretchen Hirsch! We could not be more excited to have Gertie visiting us this week to share her skills of garment fitting. Her new book, Gertie’s Ultimate Dress Book: A Modern Guide to Sewing Fabulous Vintage Styles is … Continued

MD Gallery: PMQG Charity Quilts

We had a beautiful month of May in the studio with these quilts made by the Portland Modern Quilt Guild. It’s special to have these completed quilts on display because they were pieced and quilted right here in our studio! The Portland Modern Quilt Guild has been a long time friend to us and we love … Continued

#quiltconreject

The Portland community of talented quiltmakers is top notch. This month we are thrilled to display a number of local quilts that were submitted to Quilt Con and didn’t make the cut, but they are no less creative and inspiring!

MD Gallery: Katie Pedersen

We’re wrapping up this year of our MD Quilt Gallery with Katie Pedersen! Katie is based in Seattle, WA and teaches modern quilting classes. She creates playful, modern quilts with graphic geometrics paired with intricate quilting.

MD Gallery: Wynde Dyer

This month in our MD Quilt Gallery we have the pleasure of displaying a number of quilts using an unconventional fabric. Wynde Dyer is a local artist who, among other forms of art, creates one-of-a-kind quilts using tarps. 

MD Gallery: Kona Solids

Our gallery is looking bright with colorful quilts featuring Kona Cotton solids from Robert Kaufman Fabrics. It’s fun to see what quilters can do when using exclusively solid colors. Solids are versatile and allow for modern, geometric, and traditional quilt designs.

MD Gallery – Elizabeth Hartman

What do a fox, a whale, a hedgehog and a cat all have in common? They have all made their way into quilts thanks to Elizabeth Hartman! If you haven’t seen Elizabeth’s quilts, now is your chance. This month our classroom has quilts on display made by the talented quilter, author and designer! Elizabeth Hartman is a self-taught … Continued

Everything Workshops

Many of you may be familiar with Diana Rupp’s first book, Sew Everything Workshop. Erica teaches several classes from this go-to beginner’s book including Perfect Pencil Skirt and Learn to Sew: Foxy Boxers. In addition to full sized patterns included, the instruction in the first half is great as a reference and for skill building. … Continued

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