Swooning over Skinny laMinx

Today was like Christmas. When our mailman strolled in this morning carrying a weathered looking box, we excitedly shouted, “is it from South Africa?!?” When he said yes, we practically hugged him. Our Skinny laMinx arrived! We couldn’t open it quickly enough to reveal the most beautiful fabric from Heather Moore. You can see a … Continued

Woodland Sewing Dreams

Maybe it’s because I live in the woods. Maybe it’s the colors. Maybe it’s because Art Gallery fabrics feel so amazing. Maybe it’s all three. I cannot take my mind off this fabric! Indian Summer by Sarah Watson has arrived and we are busy planning projects, finding inspiration, and basically drooling over every piece in the … Continued

New Patterns at the Shop

Spring has arrived in Portland and so have some great new patterns perfect for Spring!  Colette patterns just released a new pattern, Laurel, and we’ve started carrying the Wiksten patterns. The Tova Top and the Wiksten Tank have been out in the sewing world for a while, but if you purchase them online, you have to … Continued

Luke Haynes at MD this Month

I met Luke via Facebook. Our online introduction quickly lead to real life spicy wings at Pok Pok and a delightful chat over sticky fingers. Luke is one of the most delightful people I have ever met, full of enthusiasm for quilting, design, wings, and new friends. He was pretty easy to convince to come … Continued

Spring Table Runner

Needing a little pop of color in the dining room and the wonderful combinations of fabric arriving gave me some morning inspiration for a new spring table runner. This was an easy choice with a fresh bouquet of daffodils at home, I knew there had to be yellow. Constellations is full of beautiful blues and … Continued

Kid and Teen Summer Camps are here!

Summer is a wonderful time at Modern Domestic. We get to spend nearly each week introducing our youngest sewists to BERNINA machines and many new projects and skills that will last their lifetimes. The projects and classes this year are very exciting. We have a My First Sewing Machine class that includes a bernette 46 … Continued

New in Shop: Timber & Leaf

Sarah Watt’s Timber and Leaf line just arrived and it is so sweet! We have yardage and will always have pre-cuts of all the fabric we bring in so you can grab it quickly. What will you do with it? I’m thinking pajama bottoms, pillowcases and a throw quilt.

New in Shop: Constellations and Architextures

Lizzy House’s latest collection, Constellations, is a fun mix of celestial motifs, including phases of the moon (my personal fav) and stars. Look closely at the constellation print and discover classic Lizzy designs from Red Letter Day, Castle Peeps, Outfoxed, and more!