Ramp Up Your Warm Weather Wardrobe

In just a few short days it will officially be Summer, which means it’s time for dresses! We have so many great dress patterns in the shop, and many lovely fabrics to pair with them. We picked out a few of our favorite combos to get your creative juices flowing.

Colette Book Signing Party!

We’re having a Colette book signing party on Saturday, May 31st, from 5-7PM, right here at Modern Domestic!  Sarai and Alyson will be signing copies of their new book, The Colette Guide to Sewing Knits.  There will be treats and tasty beverages! Hear insider tips on choosing the right knits for a project.  Afterwards, there will … Continued

Colette Sewing Goodness

You may have seen all over the interwebs (and maybe even from Sarai Mitnick herself) but her new book, The Colette Sewing Handbook, is out and it is GORGEOUS. We’ve got copies in stock!! It is full of great information (and 5 new patterns!) with a focus on the 5 Fundmentals–Plan, Pattern, Fit, Fabric, & … Continued

Meredith shares some Love and Knowledge

This morning over at Colette Patterns, Meredith offers great tips on buying a sewing machine. She is certainly one to know, as she has sewn on many, sees loads come into the shop, and teaches our Machine Owner classes at MD (those are the ones you get for free when you buy a new machine … Continued

The Right Tools for the Job

BERNINA offers a wide variety of specialty feet. It’s one of the many reasons we here at MD are so enamored with them. You may scoff but this is not over-indulgence. All these different feet are designed to aid your sewing, making it easier and less frustrating. Ever think about not painstakingly hand sewing on … Continued