My sister loves to sew baby blankets and gifts but doesn’t have a machine she likes to sew with at home. Recently I invited her to take a Sew Basics class at Modern Domestic. My goal was to get her comfortable on the Bernina machines we have in the classrooms here so she could drop … Continued
When I started working at Modern Domestic I made a promise to myself to start sewing more of my own clothing. The first week I was there I made a scarf, but I really wanted to make some apparel. I had my eye on the Colette Jasmine Blouse which I thought would look great in … Continued
We are so excited to introduce you to our amazing staff and teachers. Thanks to Rebecca Powers for collecting, compiling and writing our teacher profiles. Christina Lane, born and raised in Southwest Washington, has been sewing since she was six years old. Taught mainly by her mother, a seamstress for Janzen, Christina learned to make … Continued
My dear friend Amy is pregnant with her first baby and I wanted to make her the coziest quilt for her tiny winter arrival. We recently got in Cloud 9’s organic cotton Fanfare flannel from Rae Hoekstra from Made by Rae. They are so plush and sweet, they made the perfect fabric for my project. … Continued
Hi Society Members (and those intereseted)! This Saturday will be our last meeting for the current year. Can you believe it’s been a whole year! We will be talking more soon about the new year and I’m hoping lots of you will join us again. Or if you’re interested in joining for the first time, … Continued
Patchwork Society is back! Two months is way too long to be apart! I’m excited to see everyone and if you haven’t come to a Patchwork Society now would be a great time to jump in!
It’s almost the first Saturday of August! I’d love for you to join me for our Sewing Society meeting on August 3rd, where this month our project will be these versatile and handy vinyl pouches!
There is nothing better than teaching a new skill to new sewists! I love teaching simple quilting techniques and have the joy of seeing their smiling faces and amazing finished quilted pillows! Didn’t they turn out beautifully?!
We’re getting new goodies in all the time. Pom Pom trim, fold-over elastic, twill tape, apparel & quilting fabrics–and some of it is NEON!
This summer BERNINA is making it easy to give to your community and get back a little perk for yourself. The Give and Get Back promotion goes from now until September 2nd and is an excellent opportunity to promote sewing.