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Welcome Fall with September Clubs!

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:01

Sewing Club is welcoming the new season with a "Ready for Autumn" Batik Table Runner! Create a one-of-a-kind batik table runner using the new Fresh Water Design "Java Fusion" Batiks. These are unique in that the colors vary so that no two will turn out the same! The double corner "snowball" is also a very fun technique we can't wait for you to try. 

Join us at the Oregon State Fair

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 00:00

Rich's will be at the Oregon State Fair in Salem this weekend. Stop by our booth to say "hi" and we'll let you in on some major savings on your next sewing or vacuum machine.

When: August 22nd through September 1st

Where: Oregon State Fair & Exposition Center

When you stop by our booth, sign up to enter to win Rich's gift certificates and fun sewing notions!

We look forward to seeing you at the fair this weekend!

Top 5 Back to School Projects

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:45

It's that time of the year again. Back to school season sure crept up on us quickly. Don't worry, you still have time to create a few simple back to school projects before your little ones board that big yellow bus. To prep the kiddos for the new school year, here are our Top 5 Back to School Projects:

1. The kids are sure to thank you for their handy Knotted Zipper Pencil Case that keeps all of their new writing utensils in place.

Rich's August Clubs are Giving Back

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 18:46

Let's Sew for our Veterans!

Every year, Rich’s donates their classrooms and teachers to help give back to the community. This August, we will be making Comfort Quilts for Veteran’s Hospitals!

Here's how you can help:

  • Sign up for any club time in August to help sew or serge. 
    There are no fees and it doesn’t matter if you are a club member.
    Bring a friend if you like! Bring your own fabric to work on or work with donated fabrics.
  • Donate fabric, batting or polar fleece.
  • Make 18” blocks or 5’ x 7’ quilts at home and drop off
  • Cash donations also accepted.

  1. For fabric donations, please follow these guidelines:
  • 5’ X 7’ (60” X 84”) batting and 100% cotton or flannel backings
  • 5’ X 7’ fleece to use for filling and/or backing
  • 1/2 yard or larger quilting cottons in solids or prints, patriotic or not, (avoid feminine colors and patterns)
  • 2 1/2” x 44” pre-cut strips or 18” quilt blocks


Please turn in all quilts by Sept. 12, 2014 for delivery to our veterans!