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
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Meet Mary Morse, one of the young sewists who recently joined us for a Machine Owners class. Mary has been sewing a couple of months and has jumped right into learning how to use her Bernette 25. Her favorite thing to sew are pillows and dresses.
If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook, you’ll know that I (Heather) have recently added a furry friend into my family. She’s a 3 month old corgi pup, and my whole world has become obsessed over this little gal!
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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
Little basket + long handles = Social Tote! Carolyn Friedlander designed this basket pattern with Anna Graham (of Noodlehead) and it could not be more perfect for keeping project supplies together, including threads and closures. Or imagine keeping one next to your machine for those small bits that tend to get lost on your table.
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. Diane Gilleland learned to sew in grade school with weekly lessons from her mother, a college Home Economics major. During her college years and through her thirties, sewing “was mostly … Continued
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to take Katie Pedersen’s Modern Crazy Piecing Workshop at Modern Domestic. Katie and her friend Lotta, who helped teach our class, spent the day inspiring us and sharing their secrets for how to make exciting crazy pieced quilt blocks. By the first hour of class the walls … 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. Michelle Freedman moved to Portland in 2006 from New York City where she attended Parsons School of Design. She discovered her passion for sewing at age seven when her mother … Continued