Quilt Market Classes: Values Quilt with Cheryl Arkison

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

Swooning over Skinny laMinx

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

Woodland Sewing Dreams

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

New Patterns at the Shop

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

Luke Haynes at MD this Month

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