2nd Anniversary Sale!

We can hardly believe that we have been making sewing magic with all of you for two whole years. What a great thing to celebrate! Enjoy a sale on all notions, books, and accessories this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 13th-15th. Plus, join us for a fun-filled open house all day Saturday, complete with giveaways … Continued

Be awesome today

Over the weekend I decided it was time to create my first machine embroidery masterpiece. I have been making moves toward embracing all the magic that is machine embroidery since we became an Excellence Dealer last year. I have admired the¬†little hooped machine embroidery images that Meredith created last year, and now have decided that … Continued

The Cutest Little Machine

…is the bernette 46 of course and it’s on SALE!! We love this little darling for its vintage styling, simple function, and fact that it comes with classes! All the machines sold at Modern Domestic come with machine owner classes so you can know exactly how to use your wonderful new tool to its fullest. … Continued

Crafty Wonderland and We Will be There!

Standing in line at Crafty Wonderland last year got me thinking: what a lot of handmade goodness, and what a whole whole lot of people who love hand made! What a perfect place for Modern Domestic to try out our very first booth experience! We have been ordering, packing, planning, and looking at each other … Continued

Winter Frolic this Friday!

Spend this Friday night shopping on your favorite street in Portland! MD will be participating in Winter Frolic, an evening celebrating your favorite small businesses in the Alberta Arts District including Frock, Garnish, Collage, Tumbleweed, Salt & Straw, Close Knit, and pedX, plus others. Plan a whole evening–don’t miss the bars, coffee shops, and restaurants … Continued


Getting a great value does not always mean getting the least expensive. But you already knew that. When we started the store, we had two lines of machines, BERNINA and Janome. We liked them both, but discovered that for a variety of reasons, we would go for a full dealership with BERNINA. One of the … Continued