Over the weekend I decided it was time to create my first machine embroidery masterpiece. I have been making moves toward embracing all the magic that is machine embroidery since we became an Excellence Dealer last year. I have admired the little hooped machine embroidery images that Meredith created last year, and now have decided that… Read more »
Posts Categorized: BERNINA
If you missed our recent free mini class on how to make a super adorable headband on the new 530 or you’ve just been looking for an excuse to take the decorative stitches on your machine out for a spin, here is your chance!
I began sewing in 1987 on my mom’s peachy-brown Singer that she bought for herself brand new in 1967. I think she paid about $70 at the time, which was no easy task being so young and newly wed. That machine taught me basic skills: straight stitch, zig-zag & seam allowances. After college I purchased… Read more »
This coming week we will launch both our biannual classroom sale and the BERNINA financing event. Both events begin this Thursday, These are the same machines that many of you have fallen in love with over the last 5 months. All classroom machines have been meticulously maintained and get a last additional tune-up before they… Read more »
I’ve been working on developing additional Machine Owner classes for all our BERNINA sewists. While I cover the “must-knows” in your initial class, there’s always more to know and especially more presser feet and accessories to play with. Eventually I’d love to have a Needles and Thread session, but for now…Specialty Presser Feet!
Sure you can do pintucks the “hard way,” but why? Pintucks can be created using a combination of two machine accessories, the twin needle and a grooved pintucking presser foot. You frequently see the tucks in multiple parallel rows, which the grooves on the bottom of the presser foot help to align. BERNINA has a… Read more »
Craft Wonderland was wonderful! We meet soooo many awesome people! We were thrilled that such a flood of our lovely customers came by the booth to say hi, give us hugs, and chat about all the fun they have had in classes. We got to see teachers and friends selling their beautiful handmade goods and… Read more »
The BERNINA Credit Card is here! Modern Domestic is pleased to offer BERNINA financing and with the new addition to your purchasing options, there is a great 48 month no-interest event this Saturday from 10am-6pm only. The Bernina Credit Card is a revolving account and can be used anytime in our store, but it is… Read more »
Standing in line at Crafty Wonderland last year got me thinking: what a lot of handmade goodness, and what a whole whole lot of people who love hand made! What a perfect place for Modern Domestic to try out our very first booth experience! We have been ordering, packing, planning, and looking at each other… Read more »
Getting a great value does not always mean getting the least expensive. But you already knew that. When we started the store, we had two lines of machines, BERNINA and Janome. We liked them both, but discovered that for a variety of reasons, we would go for a full dealership with BERNINA. One of the… Read more »