Time to decorate with Halloweenies + a giveaway!

Halloweenies

New from McKenna Ryan, each one finishes at 8" x 8" and are designed to be framed individually. We saw them displayed this way at Quilt Market and knew we had to get them for you. Make one, three or all nine for a fun Halloween display! Aren't they the cutest?! 

Scaredy Cat Block 1

Block One: Spun Sugar Halloweenie Bat Block 2

Sewing Curves with the Quick Curve Ruler

Sew Kind of Wonderful Curve RulerIf you've ever been intimidated by sewing curves, the Sew Kind of Wonderful Quick Curve Ruler was made just for you. The gentle curve is easy to sew and there are a variety of patterns available to use with it.

This past weekend, Paula took over the the demo area and showed our in-store...

Join us at Quilt! Knit! Stitch!

QKSIt’s just one week until Quilt! Knit! Stitch! and we are busy, busy, busy getting ready. The annual event will be held again at the Oregon Convention Center on August 13, 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Come on by our booth to see new products, meet designers and get special show...

Round Three of the Kona Quilts!

Kona Wall of QuiltsWe have our third (and final!) round of Kona's 30th Anniversary quilts from Robert Kaufman Fabrics on display. They are as beautiful as they last and a great opportunity to see the numerous ways to work with solids. If you're in the Portland-area, come on in and check them out in-person. If you...

Meet the Designer: Cheryl of Paradiso Designs

Cheryl KuczekWe are excited to have Seattle-based designer Cheryl Kuczek of Paradiso Designs back in our store at the beginning of August to teach both pattern hacking and handbag-making. Her past classes have been great hits with our customers and we thought you might want to get to know her a little more....

Paper Piecing 101

 Row by Row Cascades

If you're joining us for the Row by Row Experience this summer, you might have seen our Cascades Row. Constructed with paper piecing, it highlights the natural beauty of Oregon. While paper piecing isn't difficult, it can seem a little confusing at first. No worries, though, we'll walk you...

Round Two of the Kona Quilts

Kona Quilts at Fabric Depot

We were thrilled to get the chance to show off a series of Kona quilts last month and we're just as happy that we have another collection of ten quilts in-store now. With designs from 30 different pattern designers, bloggers and authors, the Kona 30th Anniversary quilts have showcased the wide...

Get Ready for Row by Row Experience 2015

Row By Row logoWe’re so excited to be participating in the 2015 Row by Row Experience, a shop hop that includes more than 1000 shops in the US and Canada, including dozens of shops in Oregon and Washington. Quilters visit as many shops as they want and can collect one free pattern at each store!

This year’s...

Sewing with Knits

sewing knitsKnits have scared away plenty of sewists, but the truth is that with the right tools and a little practice, you can get great results with your domestic sewing machine. No serger required! 

Knit garments are great because they require less fitting and finish work. Knits don’t unravel, so you...

Spotlight: Lemon Drop Dress and Tunic Pattern

AMH tunic

Have you thought about tackling knits, but weren't sure where to start? We're in love with this classic Anna Maria Horner pattern and used her knits in our recent store sample.  

AMH Lemon Drop TunicThe pattern is designed to be used with light- or medium-weight jersey knits. We have a wide selection of them,...