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September Quarterly with Jan Bones

Join Columbia River Sewing for a special 3-day quarterly event with Jan Bones, clothing designer and author of Lingerie Secrets. We will be meeting at the Greater Portland Bible Church on Friday and Saturday,...

Anne Whalley Grab & Go Dress Workshops

Anne Whalley came to Portland to teach her Grab & Go Dress workshop to us on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, which were deemed “exceptional.” Follow Anne on Facebook and Instagram. Saturday...

Special Event with Anne Whalley

Grab & Go Creative Dress Pattern Workshop with Anne Whalley SATURDAY, MAY 11, 10 AM to 4 PM or SUNDAY, MAY 12, 11 AM – 5 PM Learn how to design and create the dress...

May Quarterly with Jody Alexander

  Boro is a word used to describe Japanese textiles that have been pieced, patched, repaired and passed down from generation to generation. Boro textiles are utilitarian objects that are rich and sumptuous and...

Tribute to Hazel Cox

  Hazel Cox was one of the 12-15 women who chartered the Portland ASG chapter (CRS). She originally joined CRS to meet other sewers, learn new skills and ideas. Hazel was quite active. As...

Learning from Laura Nash

A large group of our members were treated to a morning trunk show of garments made from Laura Nash’s line of retro style patterns, Sew Chic. She began by defining garment features that create...