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.
We can't wait to see what you've been working on all year. Bring in any project you've completed this year and show it off! We'd love to see your Curve It Up Block of the Month quilt or your Arcadia Avenue Block of the Month quilt or any others you've finished. Wall hangings, art quilts, bags, embroidery projects, and more. Don't have anything finished? Then come and be inspired! We'll begin at 9:30am and go as long as you have projects to share. There'll be door prizes and refreshments.
Two New Block of the Month Programs Coming January 2017
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! Begins January 14th 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. Begins January 14th at 11:00am.
If you can't decide stop by the store and check out these quilts or just come to the first meetings on January 14th.
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!
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