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
You may have noticed some similarities between these pillows I blogged about…
This week, our spotlight is on one of our wonderful teachers, Nicole Morgenthau. Nicole does beautiful hand-smocking work, and offers adult classes on hand-smocking periodically. She also teaches the 8- to 12-year-old set how to sew, and will have several different kids classes on the schedule this summer. If you’ve been wanting to take a … Continued
Around here, we’re all for making the most of whatever workspace you’re in. And in the spirit of spring cleaning, why not take a little time this week to get yourself on the right track. Some things I like to do are–
I am absolutely in love with Clover’s Trace & Create Quilt Templates. They come in a couple different designs — the uber traditional Lone Star and Hexagon patterns. Both templates make these more advanced designs a lot simpler and frankly, more likely to use.
We all know contemporary sewing machines are going to come with decorative stitches to complement the utility stitches. But why?
I was scrolling through some photos and came across these gems. I thought it appropriate to share with our second anniversary weekend upon us. Modern Domestic opened its humble doors two years ago with the high hopes of fulfilling our dream of become the sewing studio we had diligently planned on. When Lupine and I … Continued
When I was recently working on a set of spring pillows, I wanted to have a simple one-color design with an oversized motif. My idea was to complement and tone down the brighter colors and complex piecing of the others in the set. We had just sold an 830E and with it went the Jumbo … Continued
Get your springtime table off to a happy start–be it for Easter, Mother’s Day, or everyday! I modified my Personalized Napkin project with spring colors and motifs in mind. These can instantly add life to any table.
Pinterest has become the new go-to for inspiration. You can geek out for hours finding sparks of imagination for pretty much any decorating idea, menu, paint color or sewing project! We pin things constantly, carefully categorizing them onto different boards, but how often do we go back and actually make the projects that we pinned … Continued