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You were a Great Year 2013

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The last year of owning MD has been truly amazing. We began the year with a trip to Thailand; riding scooters to waterfalls, eating noodles, meeting elephants and bonding with other incredible BERNINA dealers from around the country started the year on high! Upon returning, we made some big and fast decisions to expand (again)… Read more »

Holiday Hours and a Very Merry!

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Wishing all of you a wonderful family filled holiday week! We are open Christmas Eve 10-3pm and Closed December 25th and 26th. We are open Regular hours over the weekend and then close early on New Years Eve at 3. We are Closed January 1st and 2nd.

Demo Machines Available!

Posted by & filed under 7 Series, BERNINA, Sale, Sewing Machines.

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We are lucky to have a few demo models in stock for Santa-making magic. They even happen to be a few of our very favorites! We have ONE Demo 780E. Oh, be still my beating heart. This machine is a dream. I  spent some time sewing on it and fell crazy in love. It has… Read more »

Teacher Profile: Diane Gilleland

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We are so excited to introduce you to our amazing staff and teachers. Thanks to Rebecca Powers for collecting, compiling and writing our teacher profiles. Diane Gilleland learned to sew in grade school with weekly lessons from her mother, a college Home Economics major. During her college years and through her thirties, sewing “was mostly… Read more »

Teacher Profile: Michelle Freedman

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We are so excited to introduce you to our amazing staff and teachers. Thanks to Rebecca Powers for collecting, compiling and writing our teacher profiles. Michelle Freedman moved to Portland in 2006 from New York City where she attended Parsons School of Design. She discovered her passion for sewing at age seven when her mother… Read more »

Teacher Profile: Christina Lane

Posted by & filed under Quilting, Teacher Profiles, Uncategorized.

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We are so excited to introduce you to our amazing staff and teachers. Thanks to Rebecca Powers for collecting, compiling and writing our teacher profiles. Christina Lane, born and raised in Southwest Washington, has been sewing since she was six years old. Taught mainly by her mother, a seamstress for Janzen, Christina learned to make… Read more »

Sewing for All Seasons Party!

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Susan Beal has a beautiful new book Sewing for All Seasons with great projects for sewists throughout the year. Her book is packed with fun illustrations, design inspiration and easy instructions. Susan has been bringing crafty-goodness over at her blog West Coast Crafty for years and has authored many books, including Modern Log Cabin Quilting and World of… Read more »

Free-Motion Friday Night!

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This week, join us for some fun celebrating the new lovely book First Steps to Free Motion with Christina Cameli! Christina has been teaching with us and has a fresh take on free-motion quilting. Her book is packed with great projects and ways to gain practice moving fabric freely under the machine.