Stabilizers

There are countless brands and types of stabilizers, used primarily for machine embroidery. Here at MD, we’ve started using OESD. This company provides a wide variety of types. Types, you ask?  What different types are there? Well, there are 3 main categories. Wash-Away, Cut-Away, & Tear-Away. You hoop the stabilizer behind your fabric which helps … Continued

The best place to be…

…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

Win a spot in MD’s new embroidery class!

You may have seen my little love-fest a bit back on our blog about machine embroidery. My love has not diminished! I just recently got a mention on the Apartment Therapy’s blog re-nest for that very first exploration. It’s so true, clean well-thoughtout design is timeless. I’ve been plotting (and playing) and discovering new ways to … Continued

Early Fall Classes are Posted!

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

Wonderful June Machine Sales!

We have two amazing events going on at MD right now to help you get the sewing machine of your dreams at a great price. The first one is the Modern Domestic Summer Classroom Machine and Serger Sale, and the second is the free gift with Aurora event. Do you know that our classroom sewing … Continued