Spring Clean: Your Sewing Machine!

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Categories: Machine Maintenance.

We know the value of a well oiled machine! And with the arrival of spring, we would love to help get yours running smoothly again. Grab this coupon and enjoy the lowest price we have ever offered on a Clean, Oil, and Adjust for your precious gal. Remember, anytime you service your machine at Modern Domestic, you receive free open sewing (normally $8/hour) for the entire time we have your machine. This coupon is valid now-May 31st.

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Standard Sewing

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Categories: Home Decor.

There are quilts (almost two) and lovely curtains, and just the other day, a couple of new pillowcases. I am really making progress on the girlification of my daughters bedroom!

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An MD Walk Down Memory Lane

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I was scrolling through some photos and came across these gems. I thought it appropriate to share with our second anniversary weekend upon us. Modern Domestic opened its humble doors two years ago with the high hopes of fulfilling our dream of become the sewing studio we had diligently planned on. When Lupine and I look back we welt with pride. Amy, Jen, Erica, Meredith, Tony, Shelly, Lupine and I have worked so hard to get where we are now and what a joy it has been getting to know all of our lovely MD customers. My partner and co-workers are my closest friends and Lupine and I feel honored to work amongst such talent. We are still amazed on a regular basis that this is actually our job! All of us feel lucky to be able to share our love and knowledge of sewing with you.

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You Spin Me ‘Round

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Categories: BERNINA, Home Decor, Machine Embroidery, Sewing Machines, Tools and Notions, Uncategorized.

When I was recently working on a set of spring pillows, I wanted to have a simple one-color design with an oversized motif. My idea was to complement and tone down the brighter colors and complex piecing of the others in the set. We had just sold an 830E and with it went the Jumbo Hoop I was hoping to use. Faced with the dilemma of producing an embroidery design large enough to fill in my 20″ pillow, I remembered the Circular Embroidery Attachment. I had blogged about it here after using it at BU last summer and had indeed taken one home to play with, but with no clear idea until now. I used the deer silhouette found on Embroidery Design Studio and enlarged it to fill my large oval hoop.

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2nd Anniversary Sale!

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Categories: bernette, BERNINA, Bolt, Neighborhood, Parties, Sewing Machines.

We can hardly believe that we have been making sewing magic with all of you for two whole years. What a great thing to celebrate! Enjoy a sale on all notions, books, and accessories this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 13th-15th. Plus, join us for a fun-filled open house all day Saturday, complete with giveaways and treats.

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Happy Easter!

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Categories: Sewing for Kids.

Happy Easter to all of you wonderful bunnies. We are open today, regular hours. We hope you have a few minutes to get some sewing in and have the chance to come by to say hello! — READ MORE —

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Drapes.

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Categories: Bolt, Home Decor, Neighborhood.

As the daylight stays later this time of year, my lovely daughters struggle to go to bed at a reasonable hour and have been requesting some curtains for their room. They have wooden blinds, but they’re not particularly stylish and let a lot of light in through the cracks. In order to achieve the light-blocking that is necessary, I have set out to sew them lined drapes. True confession: I hate sewing window treatments. They are big and awkward and just squares when finished. Good thing that I have Michelle!

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