Category: Past Events

Special Event with Anne Whalley

Columbia River Sewing welcomes Anne Whalley back to Portland for a special two-day event. Join us for one, two, or all three presentations. SATURDAY, 10AM-Noon The Marriage of Fabrics and Patterns Create the clothes that...

February 2020 Quarterly with Kirsten Wolff

Did you ever wonder how to use those mysterious feet and attachments for your serger? Join us to find out! In a lecture and slide presentation Kirsten will show you step-by-step how to use...

September 2019 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, September 20...

May 2019 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...

September 2018 Quarterly with Katrina Walker

Katrina Walker returns to Columbia River Sewing for our September 2018 Quarterly meeting. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 7 PM – 9 PM Cotton Chic Open to ALL – No Fee The secret to making chic...

June 2018 Quarterly with Susan Khalje

  Susan Khalje, a contributing editor to Threads Magazine and recent honoree of the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals’ Lifetime Achievement Award will join Columbia River Sewing for a special June 2018 Quarterly...

Spring Fling 2018

Spring Fling is back! Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Greater Portland Bible Church CRS members Debbie Utberg and Lisa Pridgen return to teach you about darts and string quilts. By popular demand Veronika...

March 2018 Quarterly with Colton Helfrecht

MORNING TRUNK SHOW, 10 AM-Noon (Open to All) In addition to seeing Colton’s very contemporary purses, bags, and small leather goods, you will learn where to buy leather and how to choose leather for projects....