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.

July Classes and Events

For the month of July 
there will be NO -
Longarm Club
Software Inspiration
Curve It Up Block of the Month
Arcadia Avenue Block of the Month
(Two fall on the holiday weekend, the other two on Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show weekend)
All four return on their respective Saturdays in August

Embroidery for Quilters
continues this month on Friday, July 22.  This month's topic is Paper Piecing in the Hoop.   Bring your embroidery capable machine and embroidery module (or borrow one of our modules) and discover all the ways your embroidery machine can inspire your quilting.

Row By Row, a international shop hop, has begun.  Yes, international!  But if you're not leaving the state of Oregon, you still have 90 shops to visit.  Visit participating shops and pick up a free pattern for a row.  

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