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Sewing Tips for New Quilters

  The information that follows is abridged from the CRS resource PDF about Passage Quilts. However, it is good information for anyone new to quilting. Some quick hints before your first quilt: • Seam...

Member Appreciation Event – Peggy Sagers

Darn it Out! Amidst a wonderful celebration of Columbia River Sewing’s 25th anniversary, Peggy Sagers gave a great presentation on fit. I’ve seen her talk about her LCD theory (Length, Circumference, Depth) before so...

Standalone Bag by Gillian Wallis

Gillian Wallis saw a bag at a knitting retreat and it really intrigued her. She took pictures and measurements and more pictures. The she went home to reverse engineer the bag. She doesn’t like...

Sewing with Pleather/Vinyl

“Very interesting presentation. It’s great to learn new things and get new ideas for sewing.” “I LOVED the pleather workshop. I feel I learned so much.” “Great Job. This was the most animated, audience-interactive...

Wendy Mamattah: Out of Africa

At the December 2010 Annual meeting we welcomed speaker Wendy Mamattah. A native of Ghana, now living in Portland, Wendy gave an interesting presentation of West African adinkra symbols, fabrics and women’s fashion. Located...