We are so excited to introduce you to our amazing staff and teachers. Amy Alan started sewing when she was 6 or 7. She began with cutting up pillowcases and switching around the skirts and bodices on her Aunt’s old prom dresses. Through high school she really only sewed on patches and went fabric shopping … Continued
Liberty pre-cut yards and fat sixteenth packs are here! Come in and check out our cute little Liberty bundles. There are three different bundles, each with eight different prints. These candy-sized bundles are perfect for the Liberty collector or for quilting. Choose from twenty-three different prints of our one yard Liberty cuts. They are fabulous for … Continued
When I started working at Modern Domestic I made a promise to myself to start sewing more of my own clothing. The first week I was there I made a scarf, but I really wanted to make some apparel. I had my eye on the Colette Jasmine Blouse which I thought would look great in … Continued
The latest session of my Classic Shirt Dress class wrapped up this week. I had such a great time with these ladies, and everyone made absolutely adorable dresses!
In July I’m teaching April Rhode’s The Staple Dress pattern. I’m so excited to be able to offer a dress class appropriate for beginning sewists.
I don’t know about you, but I needed to spruce up my summer wardrobe! I hate those days when you stare into your closet and feel like everything is old and tired. Summer is the perfect season to whip out some seriously cute and seriously easy pieces to make your closet a little more appealing.
We are having so much fun around here receiving beautiful fabric, planning spring classes (and summer too) and working on projects for both Sewing Society and Patchwork Society. I wanted to share a few quick pics and let you know that we will be closed Sunday, to spend a little time with our friends and … Continued
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, … Continued
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.