The Sewing Room News from Columbia River Sewing

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....

Rare Science

Sewists are needed to create one-of-kind adorable bears to be given to a special child!
If you like sewing stuffed animals, please read to see how you can help by joining the Rare Bear Army.

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 by Paula Smith-Danell

Recycled Sari On June 24, 2017 Paula Smith-Danell visited Columbia River Sewing for a special member event. Paula was an excellent speaker on upcycling used saris! She brought us many saris to look at...

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...