Calendar

Weekend Weaving Intensive

Friday October 29, 2021 - Sunday October 31, 2021

Join textile designer and weaver Jorie Garcia for a weekend of weaving techniques and bump your skills to the next level!

Mt. Hood Fall Mushroom Forage (Oct 30)

Saturday October 30, 2021

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the Mt. Hood National Forest.

Mt. Hood Fall Mushroom Forage (Oct 31)

Sunday October 31, 2021

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the Mt. Hood National Forest.

Late Season Natural Dyes of Portland

Sunday October 31, 2021

Come explore the hidden dye plants that dot the urban landscape of Portland, Oregon!

Late Season, Columbia Gorge Mushroom Forage (Nov 6)

Saturday November 06, 2021

Spend a day in the fall forests and participate in Mother Nature’s treasure hunt, looking for mushrooms!

Woodworking for Weavers: Tapestry Loom Building

Saturday November 06, 2021 - Sunday November 07, 2021

If you've got the patience to warp a loom, dye your own yarn, weave with intricate detail, you were MADE for woodworking!

Hand-Felted Slippers

Saturday November 06, 2021

A pair of hand-felted wool slippers might be at the top of our cozy list!

Beginning Basketry

Sunday November 07, 2021

In this beginning basketry class, students will explore fundamental plaiting and twining techniques to create a small woven vessel.

Beginning Willow Weaving

Saturday November 13, 2021 - Sunday November 14, 2021

Join us in this hands-on class to learn the basics of willow basketry, using locally grown and wildcrafted materials.

Wasco Weaving: Sally Bag

Saturday November 13, 2021

The class will focus on Wasco-style weaving techniques and patterned design work, teaching a Native art of the Columbia Plateau.

Wooden Spoon Carving

Sunday November 14, 2021

Learn how to select an ideal wood for carving, how to use simple hand-carving tools to create a handsome and useful spoon.

Big Baskets: Weaving with Reed

Saturday November 20, 2021 - Sunday November 21, 2021

Explore structural design and plaited weaving techniques to create unique, large baskets. 

Botanical Lake Pigments

Saturday November 20, 2021

Learn what to do with all those left over dye baths to get the most color out them and how to make concentrated pigment extracts.

Botanical Lake Pigments

Saturday November 20, 2021

Learn what to do with all those left over dye baths to get the most color out them and how to make concentrated pigment extracts.

Punch Needle Rug (Nov.)

Sunday November 21, 2021

Join us for a 1-day exploration of an early American craft, Punch Needle Rug Hooking, also referred to as "Punch Needle".

Late Fall Wreaths (morning session)

Saturday November 27, 2021

What better way to celebrate the winter season than with a gorgeous handcrafted wreath!

Late Fall Wreaths (afternoon session)

Saturday November 27, 2021

What better way to celebrate the winter season than with a gorgeous handcrafted wreath!

Dala Horse Carving

Sunday November 28, 2021

In this seasonal workshop, students will learn Scandinavian flat-plane figure carving techniques as we work on our own dala-inspired horses.

Hand-Felted Ornaments

Sunday November 28, 2021

Take a textile twist on classic tree decor with hand felted ornaments!

Rag Rug Weaving

Saturday December 04, 2021 - Sunday December 05, 2021

Repurposed materials from sheets and clothing will be the basis of students’ exploration in texture, color, and shape-making using tapestry techniques.