Center Diamond
Events & Classes

  • Stitch Along the Lewis and Clark Trail Shop Hop
    November 2-11
    Stitch Along the Lewis and Clark Trail Shop Hop
    Follow in the footsteps of history and go Stitchin' Along the Lewis and Clark Trail. You have a terrific opportunity to be involved in a Shop Hop that takes you on both sides of the Columbia River as well as along the Pacific Coast. You'll have ten days to visit ten wonderful quilt shops along the way and discover what makes each one unique. Have your passport stamped to try and win a sewing machine at one of the participating shops. Visit all the shops and receive two yards of beautiful fabric — for free! Dates for the hop are Thursday November 2 through Saturday November 11, 2017. Participating shops are:

    Center Diamond 1065 S Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, OR
    Creative Fabrics 475 Hwy 101, Wheeler, OR
    Fibers and Stitches 58093 Columbia River Hwy, St Helens, OR
    Homespun Quilts 108 10th Ave, Astoria, OR
    Longview Sewing and Fabric 1113 Vandercook Way, Longview, WA
    Momma Made It 2121 8th Ave, Longview, WA
    The Paisley Duck 404-E S Pacific Ave, Kelso, WA
    The Quilt Nest 105 Cowlitz St W, Castle Rock, WA
    The Quilted Dandelion 75 S Nehalem St. Ste B, Clatskanie, OR

    All shops will be open 10:00-5:00 every day.
  • Autum In Cannon Beach Landscape Class
    November 4-5
    Autum In Cannon Beach Landscape Class
    The quilt created for the Autumn At The Beach Workshop originates from Maryâs photograph taken at Cannon Beach. Mary used elements of the photograph to compose an image that represents the photograph without copying it directly. Students will learn how Mary accomplishes that process. photograph taken at Cannon Beach.
    The basic technique used is raw edge appliqué although Mary will also demonstrate how she also has a turned edge technique that can also be used if desired. A glue stick is used to attach elements to the quilt top which gives the student an easy way to reposition or replace any elements. There is also the option of using a fusible method if desired by students. This class runs for two day 10-5 November 4-5, 2017. Class is held at the Hallmark Resort just 4 blocks from the shop and has special rates for the Center Diamond group.