Bra Making Mania

I hate shopping for items that never fit right anyway. It’s what lead me to start making staples like t-shirts and jeans. Being embarrassing low on undergarments now has me on a mission to master some new basics like bras and panties. When you think about it–they’re pretty small, use minimal supplies, and should make … Continued

MD Sewist Spotlight: Anna Joyce

This week, our spotlight is on one of our fantastic teachers, Anna Joyce. You’ll find Anna providing all kinds of useful design insight and inspiration in her machine applique classes. Check out her upcoming sessions of Intro to Machine Applique and Applique For Your Clothing. And follow along with Anna and her vision on her … Continued

New to the Shop: A Variety of Books!

MD is excited to be able to bring in a wider book selection, as a resource for beginners and beyond. These titles have been chosen for a variety of reasons, but mostly as books you would go to again and again for inspiration, skill, and execution.

Serging away in Kansas City

  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

My What a Week

This coming week we will launch both our biannual classroom sale and the BERNINA financing event. Both events begin this Thursday, These are the same machines that many of you have fallen in love with over the last 5 months. All classroom machines have been meticulously maintained and get a last additional tune-up before they … Continued

New Year’s Sewing Resolutions

As we move into 2012, it’s only natural to look ahead at goals we’d like to achieve in the new year. Now I know I won’t be joining a gym anytime soon, though I’m going to try to keep up the yoga. A resolution I’ve had for years is to “Have more fun!” And it’s … Continued

MD Holiday Schedule and New Sewcial Hours

We are running low on crafting days before Christmas, but there are still a few left. In order to help you finish your last minute projects, we will be open everyday until Christmas and have open sewing available during the entire holiday schedule. Listed below are MD’s holiday hours. We will be open during our … Continued