For years, I have had the same rather boring stockings that haven’t quite expressed my love for Christmas decorating. This year I made a promise to myself and to everyone here at MD that I would make new embroidered stockings for everyone in my family (including the dog and cat!).
I think most of us take Portland for granted on any given day. When I travel to visit my parents in my home state of Wisconsin, I am reminded just how unique Portland is and how lucky we are to live in a city absolutely teeming with creative folks and small businesses that reflect that … Continued
What better way to enjoy Halloween night than with an adorable handmade Trick or Treat bag!
Erica and I had the opportunity Monday to receive training on the new 780 (which, by the way, is in the store NOW) so come in and drool over this impressive, elegant sewing machine. I can honestly say, I’m in love. At some point, one of the new 7 series will come home with me.
On our recent trip to NYC, Mere, Lupine and I visited The City Quilter, Meredith’s store that she managed before she moved to Portland. We all picked up some fun fabric that we hadn’t seen locally, and we found this gem that had only a couple of yards left on it. Of course we all … Continued
I have REALLY been needing to buy new kitchen towels. You feeling me? I didn’t want to spend a ton, so I went to the Swedish Superstore. I scoured through their ever-changing selection and didn’t find any that I liked. When I swept by their fabric department, I found some striped cotton fabric that I … Continued
Are you familiar with the Aurora 430? If not, stop in and talk to Michelle or Lupine–it’s the machine they sew on at home! Or check out Amy Alan’s true-love testimonial. This beloved machine won’t be available much longer, so if you’ve been longing for a steady, versatile machine that can tackle garments, home dec, … Continued
Huge Spring Sale on ALL Floor Model Machines! Including top of the line BERNINA 8 Series: 820, 830E and 830LE. Plus bernettes and sergers. When we say all floor models, we mean it.
When I was recently working on a set of spring pillows, I wanted to have a simple one-color design with an oversized motif. My idea was to complement and tone down the brighter colors and complex piecing of the others in the set. We had just sold an 830E and with it went the Jumbo … Continued
We can hardly believe that we have been making sewing magic with all of you for two whole years. What a great thing to celebrate! Enjoy a sale on all notions, books, and accessories this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 13th-15th. Plus, join us for a fun-filled open house all day Saturday, complete with giveaways … Continued