Modern Domestic now offers Bernina Financing!

The BERNINA Credit Card is here! Modern Domestic is pleased to offer BERNINA financing and with the new addition to your purchasing options, there is a great 48 month no-interest event this Saturday from 10am-6pm only. The Bernina Credit Card is a revolving account and can be used anytime in our store, but it is … Continued

Time to Celebrate!

This week is going to be crazy fun! There are two not to be missed parties back to back Thursday and Friday. For those of you in Portland who love the land of sewing, this is a great week! Thursday night, you can find most of the MD ladies at the Colette Patterns book launch … Continued

Expansion Update.

Exciting times around MD this week! I especially love all of the folks that have stopped in just to see the “giant hole”. We have been told that by 5:oo pm today, the pretty new space will be ours. The boys have been over there drywalling and painting it so it looks brand new again. … Continued

Modern Domestic is EXPANDING!!!!

You have no idea how hard it was for us to keep this to ourselves! We have been busting at the seams (had to add that pun) for a while now and every time we watch our beloved students struggle to find ample cutting space we just cringe. But after October 15th or so we … Continued

Hand Smocked Roundup

I love paging through my old family photos and looking back at my childhood, outfits and all. My mom, who has been my sewing inspiration since I was twelve, hand-smocked so many beautiful little dresses for me. I have always wanted to learn how to do it; it’s so adorable, feminine and has such a … Continued

My Modern Domestic Life: Bathroom Makeover

I must apologize, this post is not specifically about sewing, but I promise it will lead into it for my next one! For the last two weeks, we have been consumed with remodeling our bathroom. I have been working day and night, tiling until midnight, forgetting to eat dinner, relying on my dear friends to … Continued

My Modern Domestic Life: Pinterest Obsession!

All of my students have heard me rave about my recent obsession — Pinterest! Oh my, I can spend hours on this inspirational website. If you haven’t already gotten hooked on it, you MUST check it out! Here’s how it works: First of all, you have to be invited so find a friend who has … Continued

My Modern Domestic Life: Texas Fabric Field Trip

After a lovely week of Bernina Universtity in San Antonio, Texas, I was lucky enough to spend a few extra heat-filled days vacationing in the Hill Country and Austin. I wasn’t sure how I would feel about Texas. I had never really spent any time there except for a quick drive through the panhandle. I … Continued