The Sewing Room News from Columbia River Sewing

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...

Sandra Betzina’s Super Solutions

Sandra Betzina’s Super Solutions Saturday, September 11, 2021  10 AM – noon Wide ranging advice that could take your finished garments to the next level!! Common mistakes made by experienced sewers Solutions for too...