The latest session of my Classic Shirt Dress class wrapped up this week. I had such a great time with these ladies, and everyone made absolutely adorable dresses!
Behind the Scenes
While I do want to show you the iron cord holders, I also just wanted to share what’s been going on at the store today. There’s always so much activity–sewing, creating, open sewists–I feel sometimes like we’re brimming!
It’s been a month since Lupine and I got back from our enlightening trip to Thailand and now that we are settled back into our routine, I thought it was time to share some pictures with all of you. As many of you know, we won this trip by being voted BERNINA’s Rookie of the … 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!).
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.
Saturday morning was bustling at MD. Meredith kicked off the first meeting of the Sewing Society.
Here at MD I’ve been busy preparing for this Saturday’s first meeting of The Society. Goodies are being assembled!
Wednesday July 4th: CLOSED Thursday and Friday, July 5th and 6th: OPEN 10-6pm NO FRIDAY NIGHT SEWCIAL Saturday and Sunday, July 7th and 8th: OPEN 10-6, 11-5 (normal hours) Monday, July 9th: CLOSED Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 10th-12th: OPEN 10-6
A few weeks back, Erica, Amy and I all bought dress forms. The thing is, when you get a dress form, RARELY does it fit your exact dimensions. A custom made dress form will run you well over $1000, so instead, our dear Amy Alan taught Erica and me how to customize our dress forms … Continued
Ever since I moved my sewing studio from my light-filled but tiny sunroom to our LARGEST bedroom (jealous?), I have been on a quest to find the perfect balance between functionality and organization. I find that some of the most organized rooms look sterile and not used like a good studio should be. There needs … Continued