I had the supreme privilege of attending Denyse Schmidt’s workshop at PNCA this past weekend. After she graciously stopped by MD for the book signing and trunk show Friday night, she was prepared bright and early Saturday to lead us breaking down and reimagining a traditional quilt block.
She is gonna be here tonight! And in honor of Denyse spending some time with us this evening, we thought we would extend a 20% discount on notions, tools and accessories to you (sale goes through Sunday)! We are also about to wrap up our Trade-In Event, so don’t miss the chance to get out … Continued
Ladies and gentle-sewists, we are thrilled to announce that Denyse Schmidt will be here, at Modern Domestic, July 27th from 6-7pm. With hosting help from Bolt, and a trip out west for a class at PNCA, Denyse will be in the house to sign copies of her newest book, offer some quilting insights, and meet … Continued
We have a new quilting teacher here at MD and I’m thrilled to introduce Heather Davidson!
MD is excited to be offering a new quilt block template set from the team of 2nd Avenue Studio and TabSlot based on the traditional quilt block, the orange peel! Characterized by curved piecing and a play on scale, the Portland Peel is a fresh interpretation with the bonus of REAL acrylic templates. Combined with … Continued
I finished quilting and binding the second of my twin sized quilts! Honestly, I have been wanting to make my lovely daughters quilts for their beds for years, but the thought of actually quilting them was just too daunting. Once we set up the quilt frame and BERNINA 820, there was absolutely nothing to stop … Continued
I am absolutely in love with Clover’s Trace & Create Quilt Templates. They come in a couple different designs — the uber traditional Lone Star and Hexagon patterns. Both templates make these more advanced designs a lot simpler and frankly, more likely to use.
We all know contemporary sewing machines are going to come with decorative stitches to complement the utility stitches. But why?
Pinterest has become the new go-to for inspiration. You can geek out for hours finding sparks of imagination for pretty much any decorating idea, menu, paint color or sewing project! We pin things constantly, carefully categorizing them onto different boards, but how often do we go back and actually make the projects that we pinned … Continued
Last Monday I introduced you to my latest quilting project. It is now nearly done! All quilted and mostly bound. I, unlike my dear Michelle, love to hand bind. So that process does take a bit longer, but is going along quite nicely and will be easily done in time for the birthday at the … Continued