Get to Know: Sam of Hunter's Design Studio

Hunter's Design Studio Patterns
Are you familiar with Hunter's Design Studios? Sam Hunter sews and designs from her studio in Portland, Oregon and 
has designed dozens of quilts, written a book on paper piecing the alphabet, Quilt Talkand has taught quilting for more than 20 years nationwide. We wanted to get to know her a...

How To: Sewing with Minky

minky stuff
This super soft and supple fabric is great for blankets, scarves, stuffed animals and much more, but its characteristic softness can also make it a little more challenging to work with. Here are a few tips and tricks to make it easier to sew with minky fabric:

It's Time for Spring Sewing and Crafting

Easter fabric
Spring is finally here and the sun is beginning to peek out a big It's the perfect time to sew and we have some great projects for you! 

Join Sam Hunter to Make a Big Block Tumble Quilt

 Big Block Tumble

Join local pattern designer Sam Hunter, of Hunter's Design Studio, for a fun-filled day of quiltmaking. She'll be here in-store, to teach her deceptively simply Big Block Tumble pattern.  The blocks are made from only three fabrics (a light, medium and dark) with clever construction to avoid...

Let's Make: Mixed Up Hexies

Mixed Up Hexies quilt

Sometimes when we're scrolling through Instagram (you follow us @fabricdepot, right?), we come across designs that we just love. When Elaine saw a half hexie quilt made by @nightowlquilts, she knew we needed to give it a try, too!


Sew Circles with the Punch Drunk Quilt Kit

Punch Drunk Quilt Bright colors and a solid background lend a modern twist to the traditional Drunkard's Path quilt block in this fun quilt. But do the curves scare you? If you're like many quilters, there's a little trepidation when it comes to those rounded edges, but with a few tips and techniques, you'll be...

Celebrating 23 Years of Fabric Depot

Serving sewists, quilters and crafters since 1992, Fabric Depot is a family-owned business in Portland, Oregon. Our founder, Tony Bosboom, always believed in providing great products and a great deal for our customers, and more than two decades later we’re proud to be continuing his...

This Just In: Wanderer by April Rhodes

Wanderer by April Rhodes

 April Rhodes newest collection with Art Gallery Fabrics has arrived! 

"World travel and ancient craft come together to form Wanderer, where April Rhodes creates her own language through a panorama of adventure dotted by symbols from her heritage, destinations and dreams. These artful designs...

Daily Deals and Demos

We're celebrating our anniversary this month with lots of sales and demos and in-store guests! We hope to see you!

Clover products

Friday, March 13

• Demonstrations of the newest Clover products 

• 40% off Clover brand products 

• Meet & Greet with Natalie Barnes of Beyond The Reef...

This Just In: Elizabeth by Tula Pink

Were you as excited as we were when this latest collection from Tula Pink was shown at Quilt Market last fall? We are big fans of her illustrations and were thrilled to see more of her beautiful work coming to quilting fabrics. Now that it's here in-store, we can't wait to share it with...