Pure Improv with Denyse Schmidt

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.

Denyse Schmidt is coming to MD!

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

Portland Peel templates

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

Modern Minimal; Another Girl Quilt

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

Pin It, Sew It: Courthouse Steps Mini Quilt

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

Girl Quilt, Quilted and Bound

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