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
This week, we’ll be profiling one of our beloved MD employees to find out more about her sewing life. Not only does Meredith work at Modern Domestic, she teaches all sorts of awesome classes here as well. If you’re interested in learning to how to sew, check out her Zippered Pouch or Sweet & Simple … Continued
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 … Continued
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!
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 … Continued
Spend this Friday night shopping on your favorite street in Portland! MD will be participating in Winter Frolic, an evening celebrating your favorite small businesses in the Alberta Arts District including Frock, Garnish, Collage, Tumbleweed, Salt & Straw, Close Knit, and pedX, plus others. Plan a whole evening–don’t miss the bars, coffee shops, and restaurants … Continued