Modern Domestic transforms substance into style through a curated fabric selection, instruction for sewists of all stripes, and an inspiring emphasis on community.

Modern Domestic is a BERNINA excellence dealer – any Bernina sold comes with four complimentary classes in our fully-equipped studio. We’ll service sewing machines from any major brand. And we’ll abet any project with technical support, tools and accessories, thread, advice, and inexhaustible enthusiasm.

Located in the DIY heart of NE Portland, Modern Domestic will help you thread even the finest of needles, encouraging naturals and novices alike to make an art out of craft.


Fall Sewing: Apparel for Men


The end of summer is near and we’re getting excited for fall sewing! We have so many great apparel patterns for women, that sometimes the menswear patterns are overlooked. We have some fabulous patterns for men in the shop, and many handsome fabrics to pair with them. We picked out a few of our favorite combos to get you in the mood for autumn!