Flat Felled Seams

You may have heard all the buzz around Colette Pattern‘s new men’s shirt, Negroni.  One of the great construction details involves flat felled seams.  Maybe you’ve used some other ways to finish seams before–could be pinking, serging, maybe even French seaming.  You use different seam finishes for different projects, taking into account the fabric, the … Continued

Sally’s Wish List

By Sally Hess! 1. Bernina 440QE As far as material THINGS go, I am pretty well covered. I have a family of wonderful women who also sew and who totally appreciate good tools. There really is nothing finer than sewing on a great machine (I have the Bernina 440QE and love it more than anything!) … Continued

Making a List

It’s the time of year for list-making; maybe for yourself or for the crafter in your life.  Here at MD we’re so lucky to have such a wonderful and knowledgable staff and group of teachers.  And what better way to compile your list of must-have work essentials than to get their top choices.  We’ll be … Continued

Buttonholes Made Easy

Gone are the days of bulky buttonhole attachments as large as your machine. Welcome to the 21st century–these Berninas are not your grandmother’s sewing machine.  Let’s look at the effortlessly awesome key buttonhole, available on the Bernina 350PE and up. One quick note as you’re threading up your machine.  There is a finger on the … Continued

Events Galore at Modern Domestic

This is our first fall sewing at Modern Domestic, and we are having a wonderful time coordinating events, planning visiting teacher workshops, and making plans for upcoming sales, and of course, sewing up a storm! The run down of what we have in store for November is as follows and it is good good stuff, … Continued

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