The best place to be…

…when it rains is behind a sewing machine at Modern Domestic. This fall is packed with amazing classes. Each one will teach you new and amazing skills, introduce you to a fabulous teacher, the world of presser feet, the coolest sewing companions and classmates and makes for a great way to spend a few evenings … Continued

Early Fall Classes are Posted!

In the last few weeks we have been looking at all of the wonderful new class proposals and samples that have arrived from our lovely teachers. We sure are lucky to have Portland’s most talented and creative sewing teachers right here at MD. Thanks ladies for all your hard work and inspirational projects! We wouldn’t … Continued

What’s going on with BERNINA at MD?

We are thrilled to announce that we have become a full BERNINA Excellence dealership! We are now even listed on the BERNINA USA dealer locater site, which I am so excited about that I go check it a few times a day, just to make sure we are really there. It is thrilling to see … Continued

The Right Tools for the Job

BERNINA offers a wide variety of specialty feet. It’s one of the many reasons we here at MD are so enamored with them. You may scoff but this is not over-indulgence. All these different feet are designed to aid your sewing, making it easier and less frustrating. Ever think about not painstakingly hand sewing on … Continued

Alicia Paulson and Cupcakes

Friday, December 3rd from 5-6:30 we will join Alicia Paulson in celebrating her lovely new book Embroidery Companion. We have luscious samples from the book in the store that draw a lot of interest, and Friday evening we will have some cupcakes as well! Made by Alicia herself no less! You will be able to … Continued

Happy Holly DIY

Handmade in Portland and Supportland (as well as MD, Bolt, and other friends) have teamed up to offer a super fun and super easy opportunity for you to win big! As you love and patronize these DIY style businesses, and swipe your supportland card, you are automatically entered to win a prize pack with a … Continued

And the Winners are…

We had such a lovely evening last night at the Handmade Holidays: Open House! To those of you who came, thank you! And to those of you who won: Katrina Andree and Bruce CONGRATULATIONS!!! We will see you soon, when you come in and pick up your prizes!

In good company.

If you want to learn to sew here in Portland, turns out you are in good company. Not only do you have lots of people with a shared interest, but you also have some sewing studio resources that other cites could only dream of. Here is a round up of Modern Domestic and two other … Continued