Calendar

2 openings

Seaweed, Shells and Specimens: Coastal Illustration (August)

Saturday August 13, 2022

Join us for a day of beachcombing, tidepooling and documenting the gorgeous, natural specimens we find along the way.

SOLD OUT

Clamming and Seaweed Farming (August)

Monday August 15, 2022

This class will introduce students to clamming as well as foraging edible wild plants that grow close to the ocean and bays.

2 openings

Flower Farm Dyes at Sweet Delilah Farm (Aug)

Saturday August 20, 2022

For plant-dye enthusiasts! Students will be working on-site at Sweet Delilah Farm to harvest, process and dye with flowers on cotton, wool and silk fiber

6 openings

Screen Printing with Mordants & Natural Dyes

Thursday August 25, 2022 - Sunday August 28, 2022

This class is a hands-on, detailed introduction to the techniques and processes needed to fully complete mordant-printed projects.

14 openings

East Creek Potter’s Wheel Intensive

Friday August 26, 2022 - Sunday August 28, 2022

East Creek is pleased to host this special 3-day ceramics retreat in collaboration with WildCraft Studio.

SOLD OUT

Beginning Basketry (09/02)

Friday September 02, 2022

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

3 openings

From the Ground Up: Oregon Mineral Watercolor Paints

Saturday September 03, 2022 - Sunday September 04, 2022

Students will head into the field, foraging for local mineral pigments, then back to the studio to learn how to turn these minerals into watercolor paint!

SOLD OUT

Intro NW Native Cedar Basketry ANNEX (09/03)

Saturday September 03, 2022

With honor and gratitude, we welcome Celeste Whitewolf for a one-day workshop introducing students to the art and tradition of weaving with cedar.

12 openings

Make & Fire: 2-Part Wood Firing Workshop

Saturday September 03, 2022 - Sunday September 04, 2022

East Creek is pleased to host this special 2-part ceramics retreat in collaboration with WildCraft Studio.

6 openings

Beginning Basketry (09/03)

Saturday September 03, 2022

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

SOLD OUT

Pack Basket Weaving (Sept)

Saturday September 03, 2022 - Sunday September 04, 2022

Learn to weave a pack-basket in this 2-day intensive.

SOLD OUT

Intro to Kintsugi: Japanese Gold Joinery (1pm-4pm) ANNEX

Sunday September 04, 2022

This introduction to the art of Kintsugi taught by Emi Joyce is designed as an accessible, 3-hr course for curious beginners.

16 openings

Intro to Birdwatching: Studio & Field Sessions

Friday September 09, 2022 - Saturday September 10, 2022

Join Emilie Chen for a 1.5 day session focused on bird ID

9 openings

Sculptural Felting

Friday September 09, 2022 - Saturday September 10, 2022

Columbian textile artist, Maria Lucia Londoño teaches an exploration of surface design, using felt making to create volume, dimension and texture.

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Punch Needle Rugs Annex (Sept)

Saturday September 10, 2022

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

12 openings

Seaweed, Shells and Specimens: Coastal Illustration (Sept)

Saturday September 10, 2022

Join us for a day of beachcombing, tidepooling and documenting the gorgeous, natural specimens we find along the way.

12 openings

Braid a Rag Rug! (9am-12pm) 09/10

Saturday September 10, 2022

Join textile artist, Elspeth Vance and learn how a few sheets, a sharp pair of scissors, and a little handiwork can translate into a beautiful braided rug.

11 openings

Braid a Rag Rug! (1pm-4pm) 09/10

Saturday September 10, 2022

Join textile artist, Elspeth Vance and learn how a few sheets, a sharp pair of scissors, and a little handiwork can translate into a beautiful braided rug.

2 openings

Clamming and Seaweed Farming (Sept 11)

Sunday September 11, 2022

This class will introduce students to clamming as well as foraging edible wild plants that grow close to the ocean and bays.

SOLD OUT

Intro to Kintsugi: Japanese Gold Joinery (1pm-4pm)

Sunday September 11, 2022

This introduction to the art of Kintsugi taught by Emi Joyce is designed as an accessible, 3-hr course for curious beginners.

SOLD OUT

Intro to Kintsugi: Japanese Gold Joinery (9am-12pm)

Sunday September 11, 2022

This introduction to the art of Kintsugi taught by Emi Joyce is designed as an accessible, 3-hr course for curious beginners.

13 openings

Botanical Inks: From Blossom to Bottle ANNEX

Sunday September 11, 2022

WildCraft is pleased to host Carolyn Sweeney of Strata Ink for a one-day intensive on botanically-derived inks.

3 openings

Flower Farm Dyes at Sweet Delilah Farm (Sept)

Sunday September 11, 2022

For plant-dye enthusiasts! Students will be working on-site at Sweet Delilah Farm to harvest, process and dye with flowers on cotton, wool and silk fiber

4 openings

Braid a Rag Rug! (9am-12pm)

Sunday September 11, 2022

Join textile artist, Elspeth Vance and learn how a few sheets, a sharp pair of scissors, and a little handiwork can translate into a beautiful braided rug.

SOLD OUT

Braid a Rag Rug! (1pm-4pm)

Sunday September 11, 2022

Join textile artist, Elspeth Vance and learn how a few sheets, a sharp pair of scissors, and a little handiwork can translate into a beautiful braided rug.

8 openings

Clamming and Seaweed Farming (Sept 12)

Monday September 12, 2022

This class will introduce students to clamming as well as foraging edible wild plants that grow close to the ocean and bays.

7 openings

Introduction to Oil Painting ANNEX (4-Week Series Sept)

Monday September 12, 2022 - Monday October 03, 2022

This four week intensive course, taught by Rachel Warkentin, teaches a gentler, less toxic approach to oil painting.

16 openings

Clamming and Seaweed Farming (Sept 13)

Tuesday September 13, 2022

This class will introduce students to clamming as well as foraging edible wild plants that grow close to the ocean and bays.

SOLD OUT

Beginning Weaving: 4-Week Intensive (Sept)

Tuesday September 13, 2022 - Tuesday October 04, 2022

During this evening weaving series, you will learn the basics of weaving on a rigid heddle loom.

SOLD OUT

Carving Wooden Wares: 4-Week Intensive

Wednesday September 14, 2022 - Wednesday October 05, 2022

Transform a freshly cut log or branch into beautiful hand-carved household utensils, like chopsticks, spreaders, and spoons during this 4-week intensive.

6 openings

Reduction Woodcut Printmaking ANNEX

Thursday September 15, 2022 - Thursday October 06, 2022

The time-honored technique is a relief process where a design is cut into a wooden block’s surface with hand carving tools.

9 openings

Flower Farm Bouquets (Sept)

Saturday September 17, 2022

Join us in the hills outside Hood River, OR for a day of playing with flowers at Apple Core Flower Farm!

SOLD OUT

Beginning Upholstery: Tufted Ottoman

Saturday September 17, 2022 - Sunday September 18, 2022

We're thrilled to host Anne Williams of ADF Upholstery for this 2-day introduction to upholstery!

SOLD OUT

Animal Friendly, Felted Sheepskins

Saturday September 17, 2022

In this workshop, students will become familiar with the qualities of different types of wool and what makes each appropriate for wet felting.

6 openings

Punch Needle Rugs ANNEX (09/17)

Saturday September 17, 2022

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

SOLD OUT

Urban Foraging (9am-12pm)

Sunday September 18, 2022

Join Forest Ecologist, and wild foods enthusiast, Lorelle Sherman for a 3-hr walk & learn

SOLD OUT

Urban Foraging (1pm-4pm)

Sunday September 18, 2022

Join Forest Ecologist, and wild foods enthusiast, Lorelle Sherman for a 3-hr walk & learn

2 openings

Fall Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Sunday September 18, 2022

Join us and learn how to dye with native and invasive dye plants of the Portland, Oregon region!

SOLD OUT

Coast Range, Tillamook Mushroom Forage (Sept 23)

Friday September 23, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the Tillamook Forest

8 openings

Japanese Natural Dyes

Friday September 23, 2022

Ai (indigo), beni (safflower), akane (madder), and murasaki (alkanet) are among some of the quintessential Japanese dye plants we will cover in this class.

SOLD OUT

Trout Lake Mushroom Forage (09/24)

Saturday September 24, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

4 openings

Sashiko Japanese Mending (morning session)

Saturday September 24, 2022

Used for centuries by rural people in Japan to mend and repair clothing, Sashiko evolved into a decorative yet thrifty way to reuse and recycle fabric.

3 openings

Sashiko Japanese Mending (afternoon session)

Saturday September 24, 2022

Used for centuries by rural people in Japan to mend and repair clothing, Sashiko evolved into a decorative yet thrifty way to reuse and recycle fabric.

12 openings

Indigo Patterning: Shibori & Resist Methods (09/24)

Saturday September 24, 2022

In this class, students will gain in-depth experience in textile patterning with resist methods and traditional Japanese patterning techniques.

SOLD OUT

Columbia Gorge Mushroom Forage (09/25)

Sunday September 25, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms in the Columbia River Gorge!

SOLD OUT

Indigo Patterning: Shibori & Resist Methods

Sunday September 25, 2022

In this class, students will gain in-depth experience in textile patterning with resist methods and traditional Japanese patterning techniques.

11 openings

Punch Needle Rugs ANNEX (09/25)

Sunday September 25, 2022

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

11 openings

East Creek Ceramics Residency

Monday September 26, 2022 - Sunday October 02, 2022

East Creek is pleased to host this special week-long ceramics residency in collaboration with WildCraft Studio.

SOLD OUT

Post & Rung Stool Building (sept)

Friday September 30, 2022 - Sunday October 02, 2022

In this class, students will build a post-and-rung stool out of sustainably harvested Oregon White Oak.

6 openings

Paper Flower Sculpture: Striped Camellia (ANNEX)

Friday September 30, 2022

Join paper flower artist Inga Ilze Peterson and learn to craft a lifelike striped camellia flower using German and Italian crepe papers.

11 openings

Paper Flower Sculpture: Lily (ANNEX)

Friday September 30, 2022

Join paper flower artist Inga Ilze Peterson and learn to craft a lifelike lily bloom using German and Italian crepe papers.

12 openings

Urban Bird ID (9am-12pm)

Saturday October 01, 2022

Join Forest Ecologist, and bird-nerd, Lorelle Sherman for a 3-hr walk & learn

SOLD OUT

Botanical Inks: From Blossom to Bottle

Saturday October 01, 2022

WildCraft is pleased to host Carolyn Sweeney of Strata Ink for a one-day intensive on botanically-derived inks.

12 openings

Visible Darning ANNEX (Oct 1)

Saturday October 01, 2022

Participants in this workshop will learn 3 different ways to darn socks and sweaters in different states of disrepair!

11 openings

Visible Mending ANNEX (Oct 1)

Saturday October 01, 2022

Join Erin in this 3-hour session and learn a beautiful embroidery-style technique useful for patching jeans and other woven textiles.

4 openings

Botanical Illustration: Plant Anatomy (ANNEX)

Sunday October 02, 2022

Join natural science illustrator Serena Richelle in this one day studio course as we learn about different plant structures through illustration.

SOLD OUT

Columbia Gorge Mushroom Forage (10/02)

Sunday October 02, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms in the Columbia River Gorge!

9 openings

UrbanTree ID (9am-12pm)

Sunday October 02, 2022

Join Forest Ecologist, Lorelle Sherman for a 3-hr walk & learn

14 openings

Kitchen Sink Dyes

Sunday October 02, 2022

Join us for a tour through the pantry, fridge and spice rack, searching for color in your everyday kitchen.

SOLD OUT

Coast Range, Clatsop Mushroom Forage (Oct 7)

Friday October 07, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the Clatsop Forest.

SOLD OUT

Color Theory: Watercolor (ANNEX)

Friday October 07, 2022

With instruction from painter Robin Bundi, students will be introduced to the principles of color theory using the color wheel and watercolor paint.

7 openings

Fungi Watercolor (ANNEX)

Friday October 07, 2022

Join artist Robin Bundi for 3 hours of sketching and painting a diverse array of mushroom specimens.

SOLD OUT

Trout Lake Mushroom Forage (10/08)

Saturday October 08, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the town of Trout Lake, WA

10 openings

Art & Wildfire

Saturday October 08, 2022

Visit a wildfire site, learn about fire ecology and collect charcoal samples to be processed and used as natural pigments.

SOLD OUT

Basket Weaving: Natural Material Fiber Exploration

Saturday October 08, 2022 - Sunday October 09, 2022

Explore structural design and weaving techniques to create unique, personalized baskets with a wide variety of plant materials. 

5 openings

Columbia Plateau Beading

Saturday October 08, 2022 - Sunday October 09, 2022

Students will work on a beautiful medallion while learning the history of beads in the Columbia plateau.

SOLD OUT

Columbia Gorge Mushroom Forage (10/09)

Sunday October 09, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms in the Columbia River Gorge!

SOLD OUT

Traditional Kintsugi: Japanese Gold Joinery

Monday October 10, 2022 - Monday October 31, 2022

This 4-week intensive offers students the chance to dive into the art of Kintsugi: the history, techniques and artistry in this time-honored practice.

7 openings

Life Drawing (ANNEX)

Wednesday October 12, 2022 - Wednesday November 02, 2022

We’re pleased to host artist and educator Isaac Weiss for a 4-week intensive focused on the foundations of observational drawing.

11 openings

Knit a Raglan Sweater!

Thursday October 13, 2022 - Wednesday November 03, 2021

The ability to take a few balls of yarn and turn them into a functional, custom-fit sweater is slow fashion at its absolute finest!

SOLD OUT

Coast Range, Tillamook Mushroom Forage (Oct 14)

Friday October 14, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the Tillamook Forest

4 openings

Weekend Weaving Intensive (oct)

Friday October 14, 2022 - Sunday October 16, 2022

Join weaver and textile artist Ahnika Wood for a weekend of weaving techniques and bump your skills to the next level!

SOLD OUT

Trout Lake Mushroom Forage (10/15)

Saturday October 15, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the town of Trout Lake, WA

SOLD OUT

Central Coast Mushroom Forage (oct 15)

Saturday October 15, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near Yachats, OR.

4 openings

Repeat Pattern Design: Block Printed Textiles

Saturday October 15, 2022

Learn the process of designing a repeat pattern suited for textiles, carving and cutting a linoleum block, and printing on cotton and linen fabric.

2 openings

Forest Ecology for Mushroom Foragers

Sunday October 16, 2022

Join Forest Ecologist, and wild foods enthusiast, Lorelle Sherman for a 3-hr walk & learn

SOLD OUT

Punch Needle Rugs (Oct)

Sunday October 16, 2022

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

SOLD OUT

Columbia Gorge Mushroom Forage (10/21)

Friday October 21, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms in the Columbia River Gorge!

3 openings

Visible Mending ANNEX (Oct 21)

Friday October 21, 2022

Join Erin in this 3-hour session and learn a beautiful embroidery-style technique useful for patching jeans and other woven textiles.

SOLD OUT

Visible Darning ANNEX (Oct 21)

Friday October 21, 2022

Participants in this workshop will learn 3 different ways to darn socks and sweaters in different states of disrepair!

9 openings

Weekend Weaving Intensive (10/21-10/23)

Friday October 21, 2022 - Sunday October 23, 2022

During this evening weaving series, you will learn the basics of weaving on a rigid heddle loom.

SOLD OUT

Trout Lake Mushroom Forage (10/22)

Saturday October 22, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the town of Trout Lake, WA

SOLD OUT

Willamette Valley Mushroom Forage (Oct 22)

Saturday October 22, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near Eugene, OR

12 openings

Drawing: Material, Process, and Concept (ANNEX)

Saturday October 22, 2022 - Sunday October 23, 2022

This two-day intensive will expand on material, technical and formal knowledge while investigating the interconnection of concept and making.

SOLD OUT

Drotarstvo: Slovak Wire Craft

Saturday October 22, 2022

Artist and designer, Zac Banik shares a piece of his cultural tradition in this 1-day introduction to Drotarstvo.

SOLD OUT

Trout Lake Mushroom Forage (10/23)

Sunday October 23, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the town of Trout Lake, WA

SOLD OUT

Textile Marbling (Oct)

Sunday October 23, 2022

Swirling patterns, organic shapes and natural formations: marbling offers a playful, no-pressure approach to textile surface design.

SOLD OUT

Coast Range, Clatsop Mushroom Forage (Oct 28)

Friday October 28, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near the Clatsop Forest.

SOLD OUT

Wooden Spoon Carving (Oct)

Friday October 28, 2022

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

SOLD OUT

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving (Oct)

Friday October 28, 2022 - Sunday October 30, 2022

Amy Belgan will instruct beginning students in the basic techniques of tapestry weaving focusing on stripes and geometric shapes.

SOLD OUT

Columbia Gorge Mushroom Forage (10/29)

Saturday October 29, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms in the Columbia River Gorge!

11 openings

Natural Pigment Crayons: Color at your Fingertips ANNEX

Saturday October 29, 2022

Artist Carolyn Sweeney will demonstrate how to create highly pigmented, artist-grade crayons using natural pigments and waxes.

SOLD OUT

Heirloom Wooden Ladders (Oct)

Saturday October 29, 2022 - Sunday October 30, 2022

Learn the basics of mortise and tenon joinery while building a sturdy ladder, perfect for holding blankets, quilts, or towels

SOLD OUT

Forage Like a Chef! (Oct 30)

Sunday October 30, 2022

Spend the day learning about mushrooms near Gales Creek, OR

6 openings

Intro NW Native Cedar Basketry ANNEX (10/30)

Sunday October 30, 2022

With honor and gratitude, we welcome Celeste Whitewolf for a one-day workshop introducing students to the art and tradition of weaving with cedar.

5 openings

Winter Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Friday November 04, 2022

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

10 openings

Paper Marbling

Saturday November 05, 2022

Join artist Skye Macalester in this comprehensive introduction to the art of paper marbling.

SOLD OUT

Freeform Quilting

Saturday November 05, 2022

Experienced stitchers and beginners alike are invited to join artist and seasoned sewing instructor Jea Alford for a day of creative patchworking.

SOLD OUT

Wasco Weaving: Sally Bag (ANNEX)

Saturday November 05, 2022

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

SOLD OUT

Surface & Construction: Cut-Paper Collage (Nov)

Sunday November 06, 2022

Autumn Quigley brings a unique perspective to collage, utilizing a technique of layering hand-painted, printed and cut shapes to create delightful imagery

11 openings

Beginning Hand Spinning (9am-12pm)

Sunday November 06, 2022

Connect to the ancient tradition and fundamental textile practice of hand-spinning, led by textile artist and small business owner, Lori Patterson.

8 openings

Beginning Hand Spinning (1pm-4pm)

Sunday November 06, 2022

Connect to the ancient tradition and fundamental textile practice of hand-spinning, led by textile artist and small business owner, Lori Patterson.

10 openings

Knit a Popcorn Sweater: 4-week Intensive

Wednesday November 09, 2022 - Wednesday December 07, 2022

Learn the famed bobble stitch and create a cozy, custom-fit sweater under the guidance of knitting teacher and pattern-maker Lisa Woolridge.

SOLD OUT

Weave a Market Basket! (Nov)

Friday November 11, 2022

Learn how to use rattan reed in a variety of sizes, and twisted seagrass to create a traditional market basket with a handle.

7 openings

Intermediate Weaving: Juncus Basketry

Saturday November 12, 2022 - Sunday November 13, 2022

Students will learn traditional Native basket weaving techniques, including plaiting, single twine, triple strand twine, and embrocation for designs.

11 openings

Moku-hanga: Traditional Japanese Woodblock Printing (ANNEX)

Saturday November 12, 2022 - Sunday November 13, 2022

Students will learn the proper use of traditional tools and materials, carving, basic registration, and vocabulary associated with moku-hanga printing.

1 openings

Pack Basket Weaving (Nov)

Saturday November 12, 2022 - Sunday November 13, 2022

Learn to weave a pack-basket in this 2-day intensive.

9 openings

Watercolor Paint from Scratch ANNEX (9am-12pm)

Friday November 18, 2022

Join Carolyn Sweeney of Strata Ink for this half-day intensive on how to make your own watercolor paints!

8 openings

Watercolor Paint from Scratch ANNEX (1pm-4pm)

Friday November 18, 2022

Join Carolyn Sweeney of Strata Ink for this half-day intensive on how to make your own watercolor paints!

8 openings

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving (Nov)

Friday November 18, 2022 - Sunday November 20, 2022

Amy Belgan will instruct beginning students in the basic techniques of tapestry weaving focusing on stripes and geometric shapes.

SOLD OUT

Machine Tufting

Saturday November 19, 2022 - Sunday November 20, 2022

Join us for a 2-day intensive using a tufting machine, allowing the maker to work at scale, quickly creating colorful, textural rugs and wall hangings.

10 openings

Intro to Frame-Loom Weaving ANNEX (9am-12pm)

Saturday November 19, 2022

Join LA-based artist and instructor Amabelle Aguiluz for this beginner’s workshop on the fundamentals of weaving.

11 openings

Intro to Frame-Loom Weaving ANNEX (1pm-4pm)

Saturday November 19, 2022

Join LA-based artist and instructor Amabelle Aguiluz for this beginner’s workshop on the fundamentals of weaving.

13 openings

Winter Wreaths (Saturday 9am-12pm)

Saturday November 26, 2022

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

11 openings

Winter Wreaths (Saturday 1pm-4pm)

Saturday November 26, 2022

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

14 openings

Winter Wreaths (Sunday 9am-12pm)

Sunday November 27, 2022

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

10 openings

Winter Wreaths (Sunday 1pm-4pm)

Sunday November 27, 2022

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

14 openings

Paper Sculpture: Mistletoe

Saturday December 03, 2022

Join paper flower artist Inga Ilze Peterson and learn to craft a lifelike mistletoe sprig using German and Italian crepe papers.

13 openings

Paper Sculpture: Holly Garland

Saturday December 03, 2022

Join paper flower artist Inga Ilze Peterson and learn to craft a lifelike holly garland using German and Italian crepe papers.

8 openings

Knit Your First Hat! (9am-12pm)

Saturday December 03, 2022

The ability to take a ball of yarn and turn it into a cozy hat is slow fashion at its absolute finest!

4 openings

Knit Your First Hat! (1pm-4pm)

Saturday December 03, 2022

The ability to take a ball of yarn and turn it into a cozy hat is slow fashion at its absolute finest!

SOLD OUT

Dala Horse Carving

Sunday December 04, 2022

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

SOLD OUT

Weave a Market Basket! (Dec)

Sunday December 04, 2022

Learn how to use rattan reed in a variety of sizes, and twisted seagrass to create a traditional market basket with a handle.