Sew for Service

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:

Winter Frolic this Friday!

Spend this Friday night shopping on your favorite street in Portland! MD will be participating in Winter Frolic, an evening celebrating your favorite small businesses in the Alberta Arts District including Frock, Garnish, Collage, Tumbleweed, Salt & Straw, Close Knit, and pedX, plus others. Plan a whole evening–don’t miss the bars, coffee shops, and restaurants … Continued

Time to Celebrate!

This week is going to be crazy fun! There are two not to be missed parties back to back Thursday and Friday. For those of you in Portland who love the land of sewing, this is a great week! Thursday night, you can find most of the MD ladies at the Colette Patterns book launch … Continued

Colette Sewing Goodness

You may have seen all over the interwebs (and maybe even from Sarai Mitnick herself) but her new book, The Colette Sewing Handbook, is out and it is GORGEOUS. We’ve got copies in stock!! It is full of great information (and 5 new patterns!) with a focus on the 5 Fundmentals–Plan, Pattern, Fit, Fabric, & … Continued

Expansion Sale Final Day!

Monday brings the end of a long, fun, and exhausting weekend at Modern Domestic. We only closed Friday night, a few hours early, but otherwise were here working, sewing, and having a wild time! There are now lights, tables and machines in the new space and still much to do, but things are coming together. … Continued

Sidewalk Sale Saturday September 3rd

Join Modern Domestic, Tumbleweed, Frock, Pie Footwear, Abrahams and Duffy, Garnish, Grasshopper and so many more for some Alberta Street Sidewalk Sale awesomeness. At MD you can get grab bags, books, presser feet and much more for super awesome hot summer prices. Don’t miss the fun.

Mother’s Love Quilts for Quakes

The final sewing events for Quilts for Quake Survivors are scheduled this weekend at Modern Domestic. They are super casual, drop-in events for you and or your mother (or daughter) to come by and sew for a great cause. The focus will be on finishing quilts, so you will get to quilt, tie, bind, learn … Continued


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