Japanese Dress for My Littles

A recent trip to Uwajimaya to get some sticky rice turned into a stroll through the Japanese sewing book section. I forced myself to decide on only one title, and I picked this little beauty for the girls. Sewing Japanese kids clothing is quite fun. The projects require very little fabric (this came entirely from … Continued

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

Quilts for Quake Survivors

When devastation happens, it is difficult to know where to begin, how to help, and where to direct your efforts. For the last 10 days our hearts have all been in Japan, thinking of the lives lost, worlds turned upside down, and suffering of the survivors. There will never be too many things that we … Continued

Sewing Japanese

For any of you who have ever picked up a beautiful Japanese pattern book, admired the simple elegance of the photos and clothing patterns, and flipped back to the instruction book in the back and sighed, as you realized that your Japanese reading skills were rusty (or nonexistent) we have an solution for you! Next … Continued