I’m really looking forward to the kids sewing camps I’m teaching this summer. The majority of the classes I teach are geared toward adults, but I always have such a great time teaching kids. They are so imaginative, fearless, enthusiastic, and hilarious.
Kids and Teen Sewing
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
Last week kicked off the first week of the long and wonderful sewing classes for kids! Erica had 4 girls making skirts, tops, headbands and more in her 3 day class! It is so much fun to watch these kids create and relax behind the sewing machines. They are never intimidated by even the more … Continued
Who doesn’t want a new spring wardrobe? I certainly don’t feel sad stashing tall boots and heavy coats and opting for brighter colors. This season, there are loads of great classes that can get you started on sprucing up your spring wardrobe.
We are excited to be entering a new chapter of kids sewing classes at MD. While we are totally bummed to see Shelly Figueroa step away from teaching all the kids sewing classes, we are so happy for the fabulous growth of her beautiful children’s pattern line: Figgy’s Patterns. Shelly brought light-hearted fun, a great attitude, and … Continued
…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
Every other week, we’ll be profiling one of our customers to find out a little bit about their sewing life. This week the MD Sewist Spotlight is on Grayson Hackney. How long have you been sewing? I have been sewing since I was around 5 years old. My mother taught me how to sew on … Continued
A moment at Modern Domestic with my lovely little Daughters, Bina age 3.5 and Dot age 5.5. The very next morning they woke up talking about the machines they wanted for their 4th and 6th birthdays. Dot wants the cute little black bernette 46 and Bina would like the bernette 20. Good choices! I feel … Continued
…when it rains is behind a sewing machine at Modern Domestic. This fall is packed with amazing classes. Each one will teach you new and amazing skills, introduce you to a fabulous teacher, the world of presser feet, the coolest sewing companions and classmates and makes for a great way to spend a few evenings … Continued
In the last few weeks we have been looking at all of the wonderful new class proposals and samples that have arrived from our lovely teachers. We sure are lucky to have Portland’s most talented and creative sewing teachers right here at MD. Thanks ladies for all your hard work and inspirational projects! We wouldn’t … Continued