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
Sunday I wondered around Alberta Street in my sweet new Peony dress I made from a lovely black and white striped cotton I picked up at the Bolt Sale last weekend. Stopping first at Greenbean books with my two daughters to grab some new reads, then down to MD for a moment (Heather was at the … Continued
I don’t know about you, but I can not stop thinking about all the things I want to SEW! I think it must be this time of year. My stack of projects is miles long. First up is finishing my half-square triangle quilt (it is finished quilting and ready to bind). Then, I will be … Continued
Time for another installment from the Presser Foot Queen of MD! This month’s special isn’t on any one particular foot–it’s for all of them! That’s right, it’s time for “Buy One, Get One 50% off,” going through the 24th.
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!
Way back last spring, Michelle and I were filmed for an online TV production featuring Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson. It was such a while back that we nearly forgot all about it, until a few weeks ago we heard from the producer letting us know our episode was available to view!
Thursday, Michelle and I unpacked 6 BERNINA 350’s and 3 BERNINA 800DL Sergers downtown at Josephine’s Dry Goods. We are so happy to support their talented teachers and students by providing excellent sewing machines for their classroom! With it comes good things for MD students as well. Josephine’s has extended a 10% discount on class … Continued
We can hardly believe that we have been making sewing magic with all of you for two whole years. What a great thing to celebrate! Enjoy a sale on all notions, books, and accessories this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 13th-15th. Plus, join us for a fun-filled open house all day Saturday, complete with giveaways … Continued
As the daylight stays later this time of year, my lovely daughters struggle to go to bed at a reasonable hour and have been requesting some curtains for their room. They have wooden blinds, but they’re not particularly stylish and let a lot of light in through the cracks. In order to achieve the light-blocking … Continued
This event was brought to our attention by our dear customer Jamie Fay Whitaker. Sewing for service is a wonderful way to bond with other sewists, learn something new, and help those in need. There is a great opportunity coming up on Monday, January 16th. Here is what Jamie has to say about Binky Patrol: