Category: Past Events

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...

September 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....

A September Weekend with Diane Ericson

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 MORNING SESSION 10 AM – Noon, Open to All Diane’s Creative Primer: Building New Design Diane will use her closet of creative, remodeled garments in a trunk show and powerpoint...

Exotic Fabrics with Paula Smith-Danell

Morning Program, 10 AM-Noon Sewing with Recycled Saris Have you ever wanted to learn about sewing with the iconic East Indian sari? In this presentation, we will look at the design considerations and sewing...

Spring Fling 2017

Spring Fling is back! Members Debbie Utberg and Lisa Pridgen are back to show you some new things. Debbie returns to teach you about lace and how to sew with it. Lisa’s easy zippered...