Spring has arrived in Portland and so have some great new patterns perfect for Spring! Colette patterns just released a new pattern, Laurel, and we’ve started carrying the Wiksten patterns. The Tova Top and the Wiksten Tank have been out in the sewing world for a while, but if you purchase them online, you have to … Continued
I met Luke via Facebook. Our online introduction quickly lead to real life spicy wings at Pok Pok and a delightful chat over sticky fingers. Luke is one of the most delightful people I have ever met, full of enthusiasm for quilting, design, wings, and new friends. He was pretty easy to convince to come … Continued
Summer is a wonderful time at Modern Domestic. We get to spend nearly each week introducing our youngest sewists to BERNINA machines and many new projects and skills that will last their lifetimes. The projects and classes this year are very exciting. We have a My First Sewing Machine class that includes a bernette 46 … Continued
What’s more perfect then learning how to improv sew on a Sunday afternoon? We’d love to have you come join us for the Wonky Log Cabin Pillow class. In this class, you’ll feel liberated as we make a quilt block without having to precisely measure every piece. Often so many people tell me they are … Continued
I think most of us take Portland for granted on any given day. When I travel to visit my parents in my home state of Wisconsin, I am reminded just how unique Portland is and how lucky we are to live in a city absolutely teeming with creative folks and small businesses that reflect that … Continued
Are you a handmade holiday kind of person with a set of totally underwhelming stockings? This could be your year to change that! Michelle and I were saying just the other day that it is finally the year for us to add some charm to the little socks that hang up for the holiday season! … Continued
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.
We are adding new classes almost every week this time of year! From quilting to garment sewing, classes perfect for beginners and those that already sew! There is always something perfect for your skill level and interests on the schedule at MD!
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!
Please join us Wednesday, September 19th from 6-8pm for a lovely evening of all things Colette! We love a reason to throw a party, and the release of two new much anticipated patterns from a lovely local pattern making star is a simply fantastic one!