Welcome to A Common Thread, Portland's finest creative sewing center!

At A Common Thread, we love sewing!
Our goal is to support the craft of sewing in all its many forms. So, whether you want to learn how to sew garments, make a quilt, or create beautiful machine embroidery, we are here to help.


HandiQuilter Truckload Sale

The HandiQuilter truck is coming our way March 6th & 7th!  Come and take one for a test drive.  You'll want to take one home!

Time to Learn Something New!

Check out some of the classes we have coming up!

Beginning Quilting

Beginning Quilting begins again February 1st. You can make this quilt!
Four classes, Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm.  The $75 cost includes the book Make Your First Quilt by Alex Anderson.  Begins again in March!

Call the store to register, 503-624-7440

New Stuff!  At Common Thread we are pleased to offer QuiltersSelect rulers and mats.  These products are created by nationally known quilter, Alex Anderson, and are sold only in quilt shops.  The mats are double sided, light on one side and dark on the other, and the numbering is right to left AND left to right.  The rulers have a non-skid finish that you have to see to believe.  NO more sliding rulers when you cut!  The unique finish makes it easy to see all colors of fabrics and even vinyl and the numbering is right to left AND left to right.

Just In!  QuiltersSelect batting, stabilizers, and applique products!  Come in and check them out!

Block of the Month Programs

We're so excited to share with you the two new Block of the Month programs for 2017.  First, there's Star in the West from SwanAmity Studios.

This quilt is made up of traditional block pieced in an untradtional manner.  Start in the upper right hand corner, then add rows each month to finish this quilt.  By the time you reach the final month your top with be all done! Every second Saturday at 9:30am.

Then there's Gravity by Jay Bird Quilts

Piece your way each month to create this stunning quilt.  Bonnie Fletcher will show you how to create your masterpiece.  Stop in the store and see Bonnie's finished quilt. Every second Saturday at 11:00am.
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A Common Thread

Portland's Finest Creative Sewing Center
15495 SW Sequoia Parkway, Suite 140
Portland, Oregon 97224
503 624-7440 or toll free 877 915-6789

Store Hours

Monday-Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday: noon-4:00 pm