Scissor Sharpening Comes to MD

Next Tuesday July 13th we will have scissor sharpening available at Modern Domestic. You can drop off scissors (or other things that need a sharpen) between now and then. If you love your shears as much as we do, come by and get them all ready for summertime snipping. High quality scissors can last a … Continued

Classroom Machines are still on Sale!

We had a wonderful sale last weekend, and are super happy to have landed some wonderful sewing machines in the hands of our stitchers. We have only 3 Janome DC2010’s left in the classroom and we are moving into a new Janome model. We have loved that DC2010 (and still do)! But have found a … Continued

Sewing Machine Sale at MD!

This is kind of a big deal: on June 25th, 26th & 27th, every sewing machine at Modern Domestic will be on sale! That’s right—all of them. Have you been lusting after a Bernina for your quilting pleasure? Maybe you dream of rolling your own hems on the Baby Lock Imagine serger. Perhaps you’ve become … Continued

Day of Craft Shop Hop

Friday June 18th, ALL DAY LONG (10am-9pm)! In honor of Etsy’s birthday “Day of Craft” event we will be having sewing machine maintenance demos all day long at MD! This will be in conjunction with a special discount of 15% on all sewing machine maintenance supplies, including needles. We have these really useful (and cute, … Continued

How to Hem Jeans

Amy shares a great jean hemming tip over at Really Handmade. Have a look, you will be amazed at this cool way to get your jeans to look like you picked them up from the tailors. I have quite a few favorite tools when it comes to sewing. I’ve used countless brands of scissors, rulers, … Continued

My, what a busy weekend

This weekend is a busy one at Modern Domestic. We will have our usual friday night fun, followed by a busy Saturday including the first session of the Asymmetrical Wrap Skirt, Ties for Tying, and the Portland Modern Quilt Guild Sewing Night. Sunday is busting at the seams with classes as well. Susanna Scott will … Continued

Favorite Things: Erasable Markers

This post is from our lovely Amy Alan. She shares tips and tools and other great sewing knowledge in the store many days a week and even teaches classes. We love her for her funny laugh and fine penmanship, you will love her for her warm smile and impressive sewing skills. I found a few … Continued

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