Tuesday, July 2, 2013

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.

19 comments:

  1. I haven't seen that Liberty Lawns line of fabric - nice!

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  2. Beautiful photos - that liberty one is just gorgeous!

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. AHHHH! I love that navy bordered quilt! And the flying geese one.

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  7. 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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  8. Oh, the flying geese one makes my heart melt...

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  9. Red, white and blue never goes up of style!

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  10. I want that blue Brother sewing machine -- love that color!!

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  11. 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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    1. Awesome! Thanks for the citation - I was wishing I knew who to credit for the quilts.

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  12. 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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  13. Thank you for showing us all of these beautiful quilts! They are amazing!
    Esther
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  14. That all looks rather droolworthy!

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  15. I think I want to move in!

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  16. 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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    1. It's gorgeous, Rachel! And the fact that it's going to Quilts of Valor makes it even more awesome.

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