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! Mine are plain white velveteen, and frankly, pretty boring. The girls have been asking for new ones for at least two years.
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 shop teaching a beginning quilt class and said she had just made the very same dress). — READ MORE —
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. — READ MORE —
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 reclaimed lawn furniture webbing.
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!
The beautiful 750QE arrived just this morning! There is nothing I can really say to express why I love the 7 Series better than a few haiku’s. Here you are:
Your bobbins are big.
Sewing on you makes me smile,
because you’re special.
What better way to enjoy Halloween night than with an adorable handmade Trick or Treat bag!