Portland's Most Inspiring Sewing Classes


Sewing classes for all levels at A Common Thread, Portland, Oregon

Classes are at the heart of our creative sewing community, a place to expand your knowledge and inspire confidence.

A Common Thread offers more classes on sewing techniques, garments, home decor, craft sewing and quilting classes than any other store in the Portland area, reflecting a wide range of styles, techniques, and disciplines and taught by knowledgeable staff and nationally renowned visiting instructors.

Join us for sewing techniques and the pleasure of sharing in our creative community!

 

A Common Thread Classes


Events & Promotions

A Common Thread will be closed on these days:

Each month, after Bernina releases the block of the month and the project of the month, we'll meet to share tips and tricks and show off our blocks and projects!

Cost: $ FREE
A Common Thread will be closed on these days:

Living Social

Learn to sewing basics in two 2.5-hour OR one 5 hour beginner sewing classes and get $20 to spend on fabric at A Common Thread (a $75 value). Say auf wiedersehen to fumbling fingers as you're assigned projects -- making a pin cushion and a pillow case -- that will get your runway dreams started.

Cost: $ 50.00
Learn to sewing basics in two 2.5-hour OR one 5 hour beginner sewing classes and get $20 to spend on fabric at A Common Thread (a $75 value). Say auf wiedersehen to fumbling fingers as you're assigned projects -- making a pin cushion and a pillow case -- that will get your runway dreams started.

Cost: $ 50.00
Learn to sewing basics in two 2.5-hour OR one 5 hour beginner sewing classes and get $20 to spend on fabric at A Common Thread (a $75 value). Say auf wiedersehen to fumbling fingers as you're assigned projects -- making a pin cushion and a pillow case -- that will get your runway dreams started.

Cost: $ 50.00
Learn to sewing basics in two 2.5-hour OR one 5 hour beginner sewing classes and get $20 to spend on fabric at A Common Thread (a $75 value). Say auf wiedersehen to fumbling fingers as you're assigned projects -- making a pin cushion and a pillow case -- that will get your runway dreams started.

Cost: $ 50.00

Machine Embroidery & Software

Perfect your machine embroidery skills with Jan!

Cost: $ 15.00
This exclusive BERNINA webinar series is where creative ideas become your embroidered realities!

Cost: $ 15.00
Gain hands-on experience stitching some of the latest machine embroidery designs from OESD.

Cost: $ 25.00
Perfect your machine embroidery skills with Jan!

Cost: $ 15.00
This exclusive BERNINA webinar series is where creative ideas become your embroidered realities!

Cost: $ 15.00
Gain hands-on experience stitching some of the latest machine embroidery designs from OESD.

Cost: $ 25.00
This exclusive BERNINA webinar series is where creative ideas become your embroidered realities!

Cost: $ 15.00
Perfect your machine embroidery skills with Jan!

Cost: $ 15.00
Gain hands-on experience stitching some of the latest machine embroidery designs from OESD.

Cost: $ 25.00

Monthly Programs

If you have a longarm quilting machine or are just curious about what these fantastic machines can do, this club is for you!

Cost: $ 5.00
Star in the West Block of the Month begins January 14, 2017

National Guest Instructor

A great class where you will learn reverse applique, bobbin work. Perfect class for all types of machines.

Cost: $ 90.00
Join Shelly for a day of painting with threads and your sewing machine. A great class for all types of machines.

Cost: $ 90.00

New Owner Mastery Classes

Mastery class for all current BERNINA machines with embroidery capability.

Cost: $ FREE
This class is for customers who have purchased embroidery software from A Common Thread. This class will focus Bernina Software Version 8.

Cost: $ FREE
Janome machine mastery for all Janome models purchased from A Common Thread.

Getting Started With Your New BERNINA Sewing Machine

Cost: $ FREE
BERNINA Machine Mastery #2 for all BERNINA models except 1008

Cost: $ FREE

Sewing & Quilting Classes

Learn seven basic quilt blocks. Great for new quilters, a new refresher for those with some experience

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn seven basic quilt blocks. Great for new quilters, a new refresher for those with some experience

Cost: $ 100.00
Monthly projects to get you organized

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn the fashionable fundamentals of garment construction.

Cost: $ 70.00
Ready to make your first quilt? We'll show you how!

Cost: $ 100.00
Monthly projects to get you organized

Cost: $ 30.00

Social Sewing Sessions

Bring your own project and sew with others who share your passion! Pre-registration required.

Sew the night away, our staff will be on hand to help!

Cost: $ 10.00
Bring your own project and sew with others who share your passion! Pre-registration required.

Sew the night away, our staff will be on hand to help!

Cost: $ 10.00

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