Home Sewn Weekend special guest Susan Beal

Our first of morning of Home Sewn Weekend will include a special visit with craft writer, Susan Beal. Her newest book, Hand-Stitched Home, features sewing projects of all types and skill levels sewn with luscious Pendleton wool. Many projects were created by Susan along with several Portland designers including multiple MD staff members, including Lupine, … Continued

Pin It, Sew It: Courthouse Steps Mini Quilt

Pinterest has become the new go-to for inspiration. You can geek out for hours finding sparks of imagination for pretty much any decorating idea, menu, paint color or sewing project! We pin things constantly, carefully categorizing them onto different boards, but how often do we go back and actually make the projects that we pinned … Continued

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

Quilts for Quake Survivors

When devastation happens, it is difficult to know where to begin, how to help, and where to direct your efforts. For the last 10 days our hearts have all been in Japan, thinking of the lives lost, worlds turned upside down, and suffering of the survivors. There will never be too many things that we … Continued