Denyse Schmidt is coming to MD!

Ladies and gentle-sewists, we are thrilled to announce that Denyse Schmidt will be here, at Modern Domestic, July 27th from 6-7pm. With hosting help from Bolt, and a trip out west for a class at PNCA, Denyse will be in the house to sign copies of her newest book, offer some quilting insights, and meet … Continued

Modern Minimal; Another Girl Quilt

I finished quilting and binding the second of my twin sized quilts! Honestly, I have been wanting to make my lovely daughters quilts for their beds for years, but the thought of actually quilting them was just too daunting. Once we set up the quilt frame and BERNINA 820, there was absolutely nothing to stop … Continued

New to the Shop: A Variety of Books!

MD is excited to be able to bring in a wider book selection, as a resource for beginners and beyond. These titles have been chosen for a variety of reasons, but mostly as books you would go to again and again for inspiration, skill, and execution.

Everything Workshops

Many of you may be familiar with Diana Rupp’s first book, Sew Everything Workshop. Erica teaches several classes from this go-to beginner’s book including Perfect Pencil Skirt and Learn to Sew: Foxy Boxers. In addition to full sized patterns included, the instruction in the first half is great as a reference and for skill building. … Continued

Time to Celebrate!

This week is going to be crazy fun! There are two not to be missed parties back to back Thursday and Friday. For those of you in Portland who love the land of sewing, this is a great week! Thursday night, you can find most of the MD ladies at the Colette Patterns book launch … Continued

Colette Sewing Goodness

You may have seen all over the interwebs (and maybe even from Sarai Mitnick herself) but her new book, The Colette Sewing Handbook, is out and it is GORGEOUS. We’ve got copies in stock!! It is full of great information (and 5 new patterns!) with a focus on the 5 Fundmentals–Plan, Pattern, Fit, Fabric, & … Continued