You may just want to stop by and sew and not even have a project in mind. We would like to make that possible. We are now packaging fabric kits for simple projects that come with Open Sewing cards so you can make the project right here at MD!
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Lupine, Meredith, Erica, Cat, Tony and I would all like to wish you and your families a very happy holiday season! It’s been quite a year and having the privilege of getting to know you – all of our amazing customers is absolutely the highlight of our job. Helping everyone find their stride in sewing … Continued
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
Erica and I are IN LOVE with Sewaholic’s Minoru jacket pattern. So in love, in fact, that we have made 8 jackets between the two of us! The pattern provides the perfect raincoat for our Oregon winters, a super sweet vintage wool coat or the ideal lightweight windbreaker.
Modern Domestic is hiring and we are turning to our own readership to find the newest member of our close-knit MD team.
Saturday morning was bustling at MD. Meredith kicked off the first meeting of the Sewing Society.
I have found yet another use for Wash-Away Wonder Tape! I do a lot of home dec sewing – A LOT. One of my favorite home dec projects is making curtains (both shower and window). They are a snap and totally customize your room. When working with windows and baths that are wider than a … Continued
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