Summer Kids and Teens Classes

We are so excited that Summer is finally here! Our kids and teens sewing camps bring in so many budding young sewists and their enthusiasm for learning a new skill is contagious.  We’re already one week in and the kids have had a great time making cute dresses, bags, and pouches.

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

Book Signing with Elizabeth Hartman

Come join us Saturday November 13th from 4-6pm and meet the lovely Elizabeth Hartman, author of The Practical Guide to Patchwork and the blog-genius over at oh, fransson! She has been busy on the virtual world with a blog tour for the last few weeks, and will be making an in-person appearance here in just … Continued

Mad Men style, made by you!

The first Mad Men class is wrapping up tonight and the dresses are adorable! Tonight’s session had students installing invisible zippers, hemming, and putting finishing touches on their garments. If you missed this class the first time around and are interested in taking it, you can sign up for the November session by clicking here.

Tee for Two

This post is by Shelly Figueroa, one of the smarties behind Patterns by Figgy’s. She has been spending her summer sewing with kids and teens here at Modern Domestic, but she also teaches all ages classes as well as classes for adults. She has a few things right around the corner, so have a look … Continued

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


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