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Modern Domestic

Amazing Flying Geese quilt by Rachel
I was just going through some pictures and rediscovered some pretty ones I took while I was in Portland this spring.
I was in Portland for Quilt Market, and got the chance to visit a beautiful local shop called Modern Domestic. The shop offeres classes taught in a gorgeous, modern space. They also carry Bernina sewing machines and a beautiful selection of modern fabrics. With so many pretty things to look at, I figured the pictures needed to be shared.
And some pretty, classic fabrics too, in this case gorgeous Liberty lawns. (I still want to get a copy of the book Liberty Love. I’ve flipped through a copy and it’s so pretty with some great projects.)
Cool embroidery hoop mobile.
Lots of  beautiful inspiration on the walls. I’m such a sucker for red, white, and blue, so I especially loved the string quilt above as well as the flying geese quilt in the top photo. I want to dig through my stash and scraps to make one of each.

If you’re going to Portland, I recommend a visit. You can find out more about Modern Domestic here.

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19 Comments

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    Karen - Quilts...etc.
    July 2, 2013 at 5:55 am

    I haven't seen that Liberty Lawns line of fabric – nice!

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    Marianne
    July 2, 2013 at 6:14 am

    Beautiful photos – that liberty one is just gorgeous!

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    Megan Lang
    July 2, 2013 at 7:47 am

    The stack of solids is so beautiful; like stained glass. Wonderful shot. I also really like the Liberty Lawns. Would make a wonderful traditional-meets-modern type of quilt. Great pics!

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    NW Patchwork
    July 2, 2013 at 8:10 am

    I'm only about a 1/2 hour from Portland and still have never been to Modern Domestic. Ha! Better plan a trip soon 🙂 Nice to know they carry Berninas–I have a new one and want to buy another foot. Great excuse to go, right ?

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    Trix
    July 2, 2013 at 10:18 am

    The 3rd picture is fabric from Skinny Ma Links from South Africa! I have bought some of her scrap bundles on Etsy. So glad she is local, because as much as I would love to buy from the online shops, the shipping costs kills the pleasure.

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    Jenny
    July 2, 2013 at 2:33 pm

    AHHHH! I love that navy bordered quilt! And the flying geese one.

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    Steven and Ginger
    July 2, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    Just curious about your union jack bags. Can I purchased one from you? I'm not able to go to fabric fest in Las Vegas. I love it, need it, want it!! 🙂

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    Jésabelle B.
    July 2, 2013 at 6:13 pm

    Oh, the flying geese one makes my heart melt…

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    ✾Jamie Lee Cooley✾
    July 2, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    Red, white and blue never goes up of style!

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    Karen
    July 2, 2013 at 9:58 pm

    I want that blue Brother sewing machine — love that color!!

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    Pétra
    July 2, 2013 at 11:00 pm

    The flying geese quilt is by Rachel Kerley who blogs at 2nd ave studio. She is a fellow PMQG member and amazing quilter!! Sorry we didn't get to see each other more when you were here it was so busy!

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      amy smart
      July 3, 2013 at 9:02 pm

      Awesome! Thanks for the citation – I was wishing I knew who to credit for the quilts.

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    Serena Edwards
    July 3, 2013 at 1:44 am

    Gorgeous shop, sadly I'm on the other side of the world. Probably a good thing as far as my bank account is concerned. I like the kaleidoscope looking quilt – how do you think they did that?

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    Esther F.
    July 4, 2013 at 4:21 am

    Thank you for showing us all of these beautiful quilts! They are amazing!<br />Esther<br />esthersipatchandquilt dot yahoo dot com<br />ipatchandquilt dot wordpress dot com<br />

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    Katy Cameron
    July 4, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    That all looks rather droolworthy!

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    Katie
    July 8, 2013 at 9:08 pm

    I think I want to move in!

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    2ndAvenueStudio-Rachel
    July 15, 2013 at 12:07 am

    Wow! I just saw the photos in my reader – thanks so much for kind words. The red white and blue one will go to quilts of valor when it comes down.

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      amy smart
      July 15, 2013 at 1:40 pm

      It&#39;s gorgeous, Rachel! And the fact that it&#39;s going to Quilts of Valor makes it even more awesome.

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