Sewing for Boys Book Giveaway!

The wait is over! Our lovely and talented sewing instructor Shelly Figueroa’s first book, Sewing for Boys, is here! (And if you haven’t yet, read my interview with her over on the Bolt Neighborhood blog.) Shelly and Karen LePage, like many of you, have special boys in her life. While yours might be sons, grandsons, … Continued

Kids that Sew: The Next Level

Here is a post from Shelly about a few of her new upcoming kids sewing classes. These classes are designed to  get kids ages 8-18 sewing and they usually complete at least a couple projects in a two or three week class. We have moved most of our regular school year classes to the weekends … Continued

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

If Only We All Were 11

Modern Domestic hosted an eleven year old birthday party Sunday. We had five girls and they all finished darling skirts. All the girls but one had some previous sewing experience, so they got right to it. Shelly took them through her project runway skirt class in about two hours. They were thrilled, and so were … Continued