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Oregon City Christian Charity Sewing Group

Contact Information Name Marsha McClintock Email Project Information Mission Statement We sew for Bloomin’ Boutique and Angels in the Outfield, who both work with children in foster care programs throughout the Portland area....

Passage Quilts Medley

Introduction Brenda Marks Almost a year ago, my father was in the hospital for the last time, trying to outsmart end-stage kidney cancer. When he was finally placed in hospice care, the chaplain visited...

World of Knits: Ponte Knit

“If you were stranded on a desert island with only one fabric to sew, it should be ponte knit.” — Nancy Nix-Rice Ponte knit (aka Ponte de Roma and Ponte di Roma) is used...

Online Treasure Chest

In the Secret Life of a Seamstress, Nancy Bell writes “the story of trying to tailor a modern Life of snags and patches, using old-fashioned skills, patient ingenuity, and the occasional curse  to create...