Say hello to Alison Glass Handcrafted


We fell in love with the down-to-earth feel of Alison Glass' new line with Andover: Alison Glass Handcrafted. The slightly muted colors and softer hand of the fabric make it perfect for so many projects that appeal to many types of sewists. What makes this collection stand out is the process...

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway

Meet & Greet Melissa Lunden

Sew a Modern Home book

Just two years ago, Melissa Lunden launched her sewing pattern line, Lunden Design with the still-popular Star Gazer and By Sea or By Land quilt patterns. Since then she’s gone on to expand her line with a total of 14 quilt patterns. 

This fall, she branched into home decor sewing with her...

Valori Wells Quilts

Valori Wells joins us in-store from 11am to 2pm on Thursday, December 4th to meet local quilters, sign her new book "My Life in Fabric" (Stash Books, 2014) and show off her beautiful quilt designs. We hope you'll join us! 

Her work is inspirational, making quilting accessible and fun. Here are...

Black Friday Giveaways

christmas giftsLet the gift giving begin this Friday, November 28 both in-store and online! 

Portland-area sewists and quilters can join us at our shop for a free gift with purchase. Be one of the first 100 into the store and you'll get an extra special gift. Don't forget to get your Little Boxes app to enter...

Meet and Greet with Valori Wells

Valori Wells headshot

For more than 15 years Valori Wells has been pursuing her love of art as a professional quilter, author, fabric and pattern designer, painter and photographer.

As a designer for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, she is continuing her whimsical, colorful and detailed approach to fabric design. Her...

Shopping Local with Little Boxes

Little Boxes Logo

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner and we’re super excited to be taking part in Little Boxes PDX, a local campaign to encourage us all to shop local. Join us on Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29 for this city-wide shopping event. Plus there’s a prize raffle and...

Let's Make Holiday Bottle Covers

Wine Bottle Covers 2
The holiday season is here and whether you're bringing a bottle of wine for Thanksgiving dinner or sparkling cider for New Year's Eve, this quick project will dress up your gift beautifully. We used Ann Kelle Metallic Remix for the bags above with Spot On: Pepper for the lining and tied up...

Join Sam Hunter for the Chunky Wee Bag Class

Sam Hunter headshotPortland-based pattern designer, Sam Hunter of Hunter's Design Studio, will be joining us in-store this weekend to teach her roomy and fun Chunky Wee Bag pattern.

Cross one off your holiday shopping list with this fast and versatile handbag pattern. The bag is easy to complete in class and is...

Let's Make: All Wrapped Up Christmas Pillow

All Wrapped Up circle tree pillow
It's that time of the year when we all start hurrying to make the gifts we've been meaning to start, but haven't found the extra time. It's the holiday season at last! 

This pillow cover looks more complicated than it is, thanks to the ease of AccuQuilt's circle die and Mistyfuse, we were able...