Bound by April Rhodes is in the shop and online! This evocative collection has us dreaming of fresh living spaces and bohemian wardrobes. If you love April’s previous collections, BOUND is going to be your new favorite collection to work with. Shop Bound online now LOOKS DREAMY WITH:
We were so inspired by April Rhodes’ use of her knit fabric, we decided to make a cozy throw too! Meredith put this beauty together in no time. This throw is the perfect weight to cuddle up with; you can’t get cozier than this!
We love to work with knits. Sometimes it can be tricky, but we’ve got some helpful tips, tools and classes that are sure to help you out!
We’re having a Colette book signing party on Saturday, May 31st, from 5-7PM, right here at Modern Domestic! Sarai and Alyson will be signing copies of their new book, The Colette Guide to Sewing Knits. There will be treats and tasty beverages! Hear insider tips on choosing the right knits for a project. Afterwards, there will … Continued
We all have presser feet that we wouldn’t sew without. While I have (what I consider) the perfect assortment of feet for my old-style-using 1008, I had to consider what to re-buy for my new shiny 580. The obvious–#10 Edgestitch, #35 Invisible Zipper, #50 Walking foot. But the first foot I purchased was the Bulky … Continued
One of the best things I have ever done to increase my sewing skills is sewing for my kids. I think it was particularly useful for a few reasons. First, I tend to make two of the same thing, one for each girl. We all know that repeating a pattern/project helps us become a better … Continued
MD has been a fan of Sewaholic patterns for a few months now. Ever since Erica proposed teaching the Minoru Jacket pattern (I have now made three!) we have been great supporters of Tasia’s patterns. She makes patterns to flatter the pear shaped body. Yes, that’s me and so many others. Baby got back! When … Continued
Sewing projects at MD spread around the staff like wildfire. One minute we are all working on quilts, the next machine embroidery, and currently is seems to be knits. We are all crazy right now sewing (and teaching) knit patterns, from dresses to t-shirts, the Renfrew (love) and leggings: check out these classes.
Last weekend I was honored to be invited to teach some of my serger classes in Kansas City! I met Jamie David at Bernina University last summer in San Antonio and we’ve kept in touch since, talking about machines (of which we now have matching 580’s), sewing blogs, new patterns, and exciting projects we’re working … Continued