Improv Inspiration

I had so much fun checking out everyone’s progress during Jacquie Gering’s all-day Slice and Insert Improv quilting workshop this week.

In Love with Quilted Patchwork

Have you ever learned a new skill and loved it so much you didn’t want to stop? That’s how I feel about quilting! Once I learned the basics I was constantly on the search for projects that I could easily sew and quilt. There really are so many options: tea cozies, place mats,  trivets, potholders, table … Continued

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

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