Posts Categorized: Apparel Sewing

Pick up the Bernina Walking Foot this Weekend!

Posted by & filed under Apparel Sewing, BERNINA, Foot of the Month, Home Decor, Promotions, Sale, Tools and Notions.

Walking foot with center guide

This weekend (November 30th-December 3rd), Modern Domestic is offering the walking foot on sale for only $149. ONE-FOURTY-NINE you say? This foot is truly priceless. It is able to assist in so many sewing situations: quilting (or anytime you encounter more than 2 layers of fabric), sticky fabrics (leather, oil cloth, vinyl), plaids and strips,… Read more »

Weekend Peony

Posted by & filed under Apparel Sewing, Neighborhood.

peony dress

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… Read more »

Colette Launch Party!

Posted by & filed under Apparel Sewing, Classes, Neighborhood, Parties, Sale.


Please join us Wednesday, September 19th from 6-8pm for a lovely evening of all things Colette! We love a reason to throw a party, and the release of two new much anticipated patterns from a lovely local pattern making star is a simply fantastic one!

Great Fall Classes Posted!

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I loved getting fresh school supplies in preparation for the new school year–fresh pencils, a new Trapper Keeper, different colored notebooks. As your kiddos get ready to go back to school, don’t forget you can too! Fall classes are posted on our website and are a great place to start building skills, making friends, and… Read more »

Hot Hot Heat Sewing

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It has been a chilly summer here in PDX. Except for yesterday! Finally the temps are climbing, and with it brings the urge for perfect summer clothing. Complete with comfort, style, and ease. Luckily, I have been eyeballing the Wiksten Tank for some time, since last summer I think. And after our little trip out… Read more »

Iris Shorts by Colette Patterns

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It’s June and in Oregon we’re still not entirely in summer yet. We have seen some bursts of sun and pleasant weather, so I know it’s just around the corner. I wanted to get a jump on summer sewing and recently have been highly productive. A Colette Peony has finally been completed, plus a simple… Read more »