We can’t wait! This Wednesday from 6-8pm we will celebrate local fabulousness Colette Patterns with Sarai herself and loads of her beautiful samples as well as a great pattern sale!
She is gonna be here tonight! And in honor of Denyse spending some time with us this evening, we thought we would extend a 20% discount on notions, tools and accessories to you (sale goes through Sunday)! We are also about to wrap up our Trade-In Event, so don’t miss the chance to get out … Continued
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
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
I am absolutely in love with Clover’s Trace & Create Quilt Templates. They come in a couple different designs — the uber traditional Lone Star and Hexagon patterns. Both templates make these more advanced designs a lot simpler and frankly, more likely to use.
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.
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
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
We are getting really excited about machine embroidery here at MD! In all honesty, if you would have asked us how we felt about it a year ago, we would have turned up our noses. How wrong we were! Our beloved Meredith has taken a sewing technology that until recently conjured up thoughts of … Continued
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