Cheryl Arkison, a Canadian-based quilt designer, will be in town for Quilt Market and will be guest-teaching at Modern Domestic on Saturday, May 18th. Her first book, co-authored with Amanda Jean Nyberg, is called Sunday Morning Quilts, and we are pleased to carry it in the shop! Her second book, A Month of Sundays, will be published in … Continued
When it came to start carrying a full line of batting sizes, there was only one brand I knew we needed–Quilters Dream Batting. And now we have it in stock!
There are so many reasons to be excited about Quilt Market this year. For us, getting to attend the trade show (which will be held at the Portland Convention Center May 17th – 19th) and seeing new fabric lines, patterns, etc. has us giddy with excitement. Although Quilt Market itself isn’t open to the general … Continued
Hey! It’s our 3rd anniversary and we are having a Super Awesome Spring Birthday Sale! Come in and save 10% on all BERNINA and Bernette sewing machines and sergers and 20% off on all notions, accessories, thread and FABRIC! We now carry fabric, and it is on sale too! The sale goes from now through … Continued
Sign up now for May’s Sewing Society. This month we’ll be focusing on an accessory that’s perfect for spring–a clutch!
Today was like Christmas. When our mailman strolled in this morning carrying a weathered looking box, we excitedly shouted, “is it from South Africa?!?” When he said yes, we practically hugged him. Our Skinny laMinx arrived! We couldn’t open it quickly enough to reveal the most beautiful fabric from Heather Moore. You can see a … Continued
Maybe it’s because I live in the woods. Maybe it’s the colors. Maybe it’s because Art Gallery fabrics feel so amazing. Maybe it’s all three. I cannot take my mind off this fabric! Indian Summer by Sarah Watson has arrived and we are busy planning projects, finding inspiration, and basically drooling over every piece in the … Continued
We are having so much fun around here receiving beautiful fabric, planning spring classes (and summer too) and working on projects for both Sewing Society and Patchwork Society. I wanted to share a few quick pics and let you know that we will be closed Sunday, to spend a little time with our friends and … Continued
Spring has arrived in Portland and so have some great new patterns perfect for Spring! Colette patterns just released a new pattern, Laurel, and we’ve started carrying the Wiksten patterns. The Tova Top and the Wiksten Tank have been out in the sewing world for a while, but if you purchase them online, you have to … Continued
I met Luke via Facebook. Our online introduction quickly lead to real life spicy wings at Pok Pok and a delightful chat over sticky fingers. Luke is one of the most delightful people I have ever met, full of enthusiasm for quilting, design, wings, and new friends. He was pretty easy to convince to come … Continued