We love a good holiday weekend! How are you spending it? Hopefully you are surrounded by friends and family while sewing away! Tomorrow we’ll be closed on Memorial Day. But look forward to seeing everyone the rest of the week.
Pattern maker, fabric designer, and truly amazing quilter Carolyn Friedlander spent all day Monday at the shop teaching back-to-back classes.
Piece with ease. May’s foot of the month is #57 Patchwork Foot with guide, a must-have foot for quilters (and even useful for non-quilters!)
I had so much fun checking out everyone’s progress during Jacquie Gering’s all-day Slice and Insert Improv quilting workshop this week.
Every month at Patchwork Society, we learn new quilting/patchwork techniques and sew together! Our handbook is Modern Blocks compiled by Suzanne Woods. This month we made the block Four Acres (on page 68) to add to our quilt sampler. In addition to this, every month we take a spin on this block and use … Continued
Please join us for a little special celebration of International Quilt Market (a wholesale-only show in PDX next weekend) and all the amazing new designs it brings to the sewing and quilting community. While this show is not for retail shopping, it is where many of the finest fabric and sewing shops go to shop, … Continued
Doesn’t your machine (or your Mom’s) deserve a day at the spa? Take advantage of a great deal for machine service going on all May! You can save $30 on a Clean, Oil and Adjust! What a great way to tell your dear mother how much you love her! Sneak her sewing machine in this … Continued
I don’t know about you, but I needed to spruce up my summer wardrobe! I hate those days when you stare into your closet and feel like everything is old and tired. Summer is the perfect season to whip out some seriously cute and seriously easy pieces to make your closet a little more appealing.
We are really looking forward to having Jacquie Gering guest teach at the shop on May 15th! She will be in town for Quilt Market, so we’ve snagged her to teach a Wednesday Workshop while she’s in Portland.
While I do want to show you the iron cord holders, I also just wanted to share what’s been going on at the store today. There’s always so much activity–sewing, creating, open sewists–I feel sometimes like we’re brimming!