As BERNINA sewing machines get more and more sophisticated, we are embracing the age of the sewing computer. Like our desktop computers & laptops, now and again we need to update our sewing computer’s software, formally known as ‘firmware’.
We are lucky to have a few demo models in stock for Santa-making magic. They even happen to be a few of our very favorites! We have ONE Demo 780E. Oh, be still my beating heart. This machine is a dream. I spent some time sewing on it and fell crazy in love. It has … Continued
Lupine, Michelle, and I have just returned from BERNINA University in San Francisco! I wanted to share a bit of the experience and give you a sneak peak at the fun.
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