I think most of us take Portland for granted on any given day. When I travel to visit my parents in my home state of Wisconsin, I am reminded just how unique Portland is and how lucky we are to live in a city absolutely teeming with creative folks and small businesses that reflect that … Continued
For December’s Society project, I wanted to continue to use the fun folksy linen print we saw in the holiday apron from last month. (You may have also notice a similar print in my Modern Folk Stockings as well.) I love the rustic simplicity of the print, but also how great it looks with solids. … Continued
Are you a handmade holiday kind of person with a set of totally underwhelming stockings? This could be your year to change that! Michelle and I were saying just the other day that it is finally the year for us to add some charm to the little socks that hang up for the holiday season! … Continued
Every other week, we profile one of our customers to find out a little bit about their sewing life. This week the MD Sewist Spotlight is on Karie Galvin.
Sunday I wondered around Alberta Street in my sweet new Peony dress I made from a lovely black and white striped cotton I picked up at the Bolt Sale last weekend. Stopping first at Greenbean books with my two daughters to grab some new reads, then down to MD for a moment (Heather was at the … Continued
Erica and I are IN LOVE with Sewaholic’s Minoru jacket pattern. So in love, in fact, that we have made 8 jackets between the two of us! The pattern provides the perfect raincoat for our Oregon winters, a super sweet vintage wool coat or the ideal lightweight windbreaker.
Modern Domestic is hiring and we are turning to our own readership to find the newest member of our close-knit MD team.
Check out Anna, as she whips through this pillow in just a couple seconds! And while you are at it, hop over and see what she has on the fall schedule, you can learn right from her all her tricks of the trade. Speed like this however, takes time.
Every other week, we profile one of our customers to find out a little bit about their sewing life. This week the MD Sewist Spotlight is on April Alden, who is one of the wonderful employees down at Bolt Fabric Boutique. Check out her Etsy shop, where she sells awesome items made from recycled and … Continued
October’s Foot of the Month is perfect for sewing with leather, coated cottons, oilcloth and other sticky fabrics–all 4 variations of Teflon Feet!