Meet Tony.

Please allow me to introduce MD’s new favorite man in the house, Tony. Tony the Tiger or Mr. T as we lovingly call him is our new sewing machine technician. We felt so lucky to find him and his 40 years of machine tech experience of servicing every machine brand there is! He has been … Continued

Bigger is Better with the Aurora 450

Today through the 22nd you can receive a guarenteed trade in value on any Aurora machine of at least $250 dollars. That even applies to a broken down clunker unearthed from your grannies basement. Come on in and meet Erica’s favorite Aurora, the 450. It will make you weak in the knees. Lately I can’t … Continued

Stitching, Decoratively.

There’s a lot of conversations around here about the use of decorative stitches.  Purpose and whatnot. And really the consensus is, use them anytime! They are great for enhancing and embellishing–as an extra touch on a skirt or dress or even on home dec or craft projects. A great place to look at decorative stitches … Continued

Mother’s Love Quilts for Quakes

The final sewing events for Quilts for Quake Survivors are scheduled this weekend at Modern Domestic. They are super casual, drop-in events for you and or your mother (or daughter) to come by and sew for a great cause. The focus will be on finishing quilts, so you will get to quilt, tie, bind, learn … Continued

New Bernettes are in!!

I’ve actually been really interested in seeing the newly redesigned Bernette line for BERNINA.  These affordably priced, quality machines have had quite the face-lift.  I think they look SLICK. White and black minimialist design with light-up stitch selection–they’re like TRON! First in are the mechanical models, with features like the recessed handwheel, flip top lid, … Continued

Trade in to Aurora in May

Join us in our undeniable love for BERNINA Aurora sewing machines. We have been posting about their features for the last few weeks, from buttonholes to the Free Hands System and BERNINA Stitch Regulator, they offer a lot for sewists of all levels. We are thrilled to offer the trade-up to Aurora event May 12-25th. … Continued

Look…no hands!

Did you know you can raise and lower the presser foot on most BERNINAs without using your hands? Did you know you can raise and lower the needle with using your hands either? I know!!! As Elaine from Seinfeld would say, “Shut up!” This first feature is similar to industrial machines. Starting standard with the … Continued


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