I’m really looking forward to the kids sewing camps I’m teaching this summer. The majority of the classes I teach are geared toward adults, but I always have such a great time teaching kids. They are so imaginative, fearless, enthusiastic, and hilarious.
Summer will officially kick off in a few short weeks, so now is a good time to start thinking about beefing up your warm-weather wardrobe.
I had so much fun checking out everyone’s progress during Jacquie Gering’s all-day Slice and Insert Improv quilting workshop this week.
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.
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
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
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
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