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

My Modern Domestic Life: Bathroom Makeover

I must apologize, this post is not specifically about sewing, but I promise it will lead into it for my next one! For the last two weeks, we have been consumed with remodeling our bathroom. I have been working day and night, tiling until midnight, forgetting to eat dinner, relying on my dear friends to … Continued

My Modern Domestic Life: Pinterest Obsession!

All of my students have heard me rave about my recent obsession — Pinterest! Oh my, I can spend hours on this inspirational website. If you haven’t already gotten hooked on it, you MUST check it out! Here’s how it works: First of all, you have to be invited so find a friend who has … Continued

My Modern Domestic Life: Texas Fabric Field Trip

After a lovely week of Bernina Universtity in San Antonio, Texas, I was lucky enough to spend a few extra heat-filled days vacationing in the Hill Country and Austin. I wasn’t sure how I would feel about Texas. I had never really spent any time there except for a quick drive through the panhandle. I … Continued

My Modern Domestic Life: One Top, Six Ways

Have you ever found a pattern or project that is so easy and satisfying that you obsessively make not one, not two but SIX of the same thing? This summer I’ve been churning out top after top from Simplicity pattern 2599. I stumbled across this pattern on patternreview.com’s list of Top 10 Patterns for 2010 … Continued