We are so excited! This Thursday Purl Soho is hosting a book release party for Denyse Schmidt’s gorgeous new book, Modern Quilts Traditional Inspiration. Denyse herself will be in attendance to sign books, to chat with fellow quilt lovers, and to share an up close and personal viewing of several quilts from her book. 

The Party

WHEN: March 29th from 6 to 7pm
WHERE: Purl Soho, 459 Broome Street, NYC

The Prizes

There will also be three amazing prize packages that include:

Plus, one lucky sewist will win a gift certificate to attend Denyse’s legendary Improvisational Patchwork class held at her beautiful Connecticut studio. 

The Sale

Denyse’s classic Hope Valley collection will be 20% off in the store and online beginning Thursday morning the 29 of March until Sunday April 1 at 7pm EST.

Fleamarket Fancy

Also get an early chance to check out Denyse’s newly reprinted Flea Market Fancy collection. This limited edition line won’t be around for long!


Of course, there will be lots of delicious refreshments and wonderful company! 

If you can’t join us…

One lucky online reader will receive a Hope Valley 1/2 –yard fabric bundle, a copy of Modern Quilts Traditional Inspiration, and seven Denyse Schmidt Quilt Patterns. To enter, leave a comment on this post by 7pm on Thursday EST telling us what you’d make with all of these goodies. Please be sure to enter a working email address on the comment form so that we can get in touch if you win (your address is strictly confidential, we promise!) .


And don’t forget, you can pre-order your copy of this beautiful book right here!  Books will begin shipping out to customers no later than Friday!

More Info

If you missed the Purl Bee review of Denyse’s book, check it out right here. And to learn more about Denyse’s work visit her website here, and to see even more images from the new book view the gallery here!

We hope to see you Thursday!