A History of CRS in Pictures

Take a look back at CRS workshops, retreats, fashion shows and more.

At the September 2021 Quarterly Meeting

On Saturday, September, Sandra Betzina presented Super Solutions online. Today's Fit Patterns Summer 2021 Total Running time: 1:38:41 Marker Speaker ...
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At the April 2021 Quarterly Meeting

On Saturday, April 3, Jane Koura presented A Hole in One online. A Hole in One Resource Guide Total Running ...
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At the February 2021 Quarterly Meeting

Bias is fabric cut 45 degrees from the grain of a woven fabric that can be used as trim, binding, ...
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At the 2020 Annual Meeting

On Saturday, December 5, we held the chapter Annual Meeting online. Click on the links below to watch the videos ...
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At the 2020 Annual Meeting – Chatting

On Saturday, December 5, we held the chapter Annual Meeting online. What were we chatting about? Watch the meeting videos ...
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Anne Whalley Returns

If you’ve never attended one of Anne Whalley’s presentations or classes, here’s a look at the experience based on her ...
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Learning from Kirsten Wolff

February 8, we brought our note-taking tools and our sergers along to the quarterly meeting. One of our talented and ...
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At the 2019 Annual Meeting and Social

At Quilting Delights on Saturday, December 17, 2019 our Annual Meeting celebrated the biggest turnout to date. Besides sharing treats, ...
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Jan Bones Workshops – September 2019 Quarterly

A weekend with Jan Bones Introduction to Draping On Friday evening, Jan gave a demonstration on draping techniques. While it’s ...
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Anne Whalley Grab & Go Dresses Done – May 2019

Anne's dress is done Leenie and Lisa Goodbyes ...
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Anne Whalley Grab & Go Dress Workshops – May 2019

Anne Whalley came to Portland to teach her Grab & Go Dress workshop to us on Saturday, May 11 and ...
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Jody Alexander – Generations of Mending – May 2019

Jody Alexander’s presentation to Columbia River Sewing May 4, 2019 Jody Alexander is a librarian who started her art life ...
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Learning from Laura Nash – February 2019

A large group of our members were treated to a morning trunk show of garments made from Laura Nash’s line ...
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At the 2018 Annual Meeting & Social

Saturday, December 8 at Quilting Delights Neighborhood and Special Interest groups show and tell ...
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Katrina Walker – One Day, Two Classes

September 15, 2018 Divine Details Plain old seams turned into Divine Details with beautifully decorative seaming techniques and inserts—adding texture, ...
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Passage Quilt Sew-cial 2018

Ten years ago, April 8, 2008, CRS joined the Passage Quilt Project (PQP)—a ministry of the Pastoral Services Department at ...
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Learning from Susan Khalje

Susan Khalje joined Columbia River Sewing June 8-9, 2018.  Here are a few comments about the Friday Trunk Show and ...
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Sewing Retreat – Fall 2017

In October, Twenty-four sewists gathered for another wonderful Fall gathering at Beachcombers Haven in Gleneden Beach. If you've heard the ...
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2017 Annual Meeting and Social

Elections and a review of NG/SIG projects was held December 9, 2017 at Quilting Delights ...
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Two Days with Diane Ericson – September 2017

September 9-10 2017 Diane Ericson visited Columbia River Sewing. The Trunk Show The Workshops Visit Diane's website ...
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Exotic Fabrics: Learning from Paula Smith-Danell – June 2017

Recycled Sari On June 24, 2017 Paula Smith-Danell visited Columbia River Sewing for a special member event. Paula was an ...
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February 2017 Quarterly with Marsha McClintock

Marsha McClintock, Saf-T-Pockets Patterns and Sew Many Options Tours, gave a presentation to our chapter on February 11. She presented ...
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Fall Retreat October 2016 Review

Another amazing sewing extravaganza was had by all at Beachcombers Haven in Gleneden Beach. As always, it was the perfect ...
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Review: Katrina Walker – June 25, 2016

We had a bonus "quarterly" meeting in June! Katrina Walker came and spoke on Silk: From Cocoon to Cloth and ...
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Clark County Quilters Guild “Circle of Life” – April 2016

If you missed it, Clark County Quilters had a really fabulous quilt show, "Circle of Life," in April. There are ...
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February 2016 Quarterly with Marla Kazell

For our February Quarterly meeting on February 16, 2016, Marla Kazell gave us a wonderful presentation on Koos van den ...
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2015 Annual Meeting and Social

December 12, 2015 at Quilting Delights ...
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2015 Fall Retreat Review

Happy 10th Anniversary Fall Retreaters!!! You know it was another great event when even the coordinator actually got to sew ...
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What happened at Spring Fling 2015

Spring Fling 2015 was an overwhelming success thanks in great part to Ruthann Carter's hard work. Today's Spring Fling was ...
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NW Fashion and Tea in June 2014

A Fashionable Tea: Northwest Fashion in the Downton Abbey Era Columbia River Sewing members and friends took a step back ...
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A Fashionable Tea: Creative Costumes

Columbia River Sewing members and friends took a step back in time on a sunny day in June to relive ...
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A Fashionable Tea: the Fashion Show

Columbia River Sewing members and friends took a step back in time on a sunny day in June to relive ...
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A Fashionable Tea: Time for Tea

Columbia River Sewing members and friends took a step back in time on a sunny day in June to relive ...
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A Fashionable Tea: Northwest Fashion in the Downton Abbey Era

Columbia River Sewing members and friends took a step back in time on a sunny day in June to relive ...
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Portland Sewing Hope: Contestants

Garments, jewelry and accessories vying for prizes. Before and after the fashion show Designer Exihibit ...
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Portland Sewing Hope: Before and After

Before and after the contestant and exhibit fashion shows. Designers Exhibit Contestant Pictures ...
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Portland Sewing Hope: Exhibit

Modeling the exhibit garments. Pictures before and after the fashion show Contestant Pictures ...
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Portland Sewing Hope – September 2011

Portland, Oregon’s ASG chapter, Columbia River Sewing, hosted a seminar, luncheon and fashion show on Saturday September 17, raising over ...
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