Calendar

Tapestry Weaving: Designing Through Color and Shape

Saturday October 19, 2019 - Sunday October 20, 2019

Students will be introduced to tapestry weaving through creating simple shapes, exploring textures, and finishing a weaving.

Hand Woven Beaded Jewelry

Sunday October 20, 2019

Jeweler and artist Sofija Olson of Studio Oma brings us a day of instruction around the tradition and technique of woven beadwork.

Intro to Metals I: Bangles & Bands

Sunday October 20, 2019

Curious about metalsmithing? Interested in designing and making your own jewelry? This workshop guides students through basic metalsmithing techniques.

Matsutake Mushroom Forage!

Friday October 25, 2019

We're on the hunt for late fall mushrooms, including the prized MATSUTAKE!

Oregon Coastal NW Native Basketry (Oct)

Saturday October 26, 2019 - Sunday October 27, 2019

In this 2-day workshop, students will learn, start to finish, a style of NW Native basket weaving, using Western Red Cedar bark & Coastal Sweetgrass Sedge.

Indigo Patterning: Shibori & Resist Methods

Saturday October 26, 2019

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

Pigments of Place: Natural Paint-Making

Sunday October 27, 2019

This class is an invitation to connect with the land and its colors by learning to make paint with a rainbow of different iron ore-based earths and rock.

Winter Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Saturday November 02, 2019

This workshop leads students through all the steps of dying with fresh and dried plants, with a special focus on flowers, berries and roots.

Sashiko Japanese Mending

Saturday November 02, 2019

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.

Mt. Adams Mushroom Forage

Sunday November 03, 2019

Spend a day in the autumn forests of the Columbia Gorge and participate in Mother Nature’s treasure hunt, looking for mushrooms.

Spoon & Spatula Carving

Sunday November 03, 2019

Beginning with freshly cut logs, Rose guides students through splitting, sizing blanks and finishing hand-carved spoons and spatulas for the kitchen.

Intro to Metals 2: Earrings

Sunday November 03, 2019

Dive into jewelry-making with this 1-day workshop, focused on metalsmithing techniques and custom design.

Fall Face & Body Rituals

Sunday November 03, 2019

Learn about various herbs, oils, and remedies for skin care including calendula, prunella, rose, and St. John's wort.

Wild Salmon Seasonal Preservation

Saturday November 09, 2019

Join us for this opportunity to learn about wild salmon: processing and preservation techniques.

Swedish Dala Horse Carving

Sunday November 10, 2019

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

Traditional Nordic Knife & Sheath Crafting

Saturday November 16, 2019 - Sunday November 17, 2019

Make a Scandinavian knife with knife maker Jeremy Thomas, owner of Sasha Wilderness Living Tools.

Hand-crafted Incense Cones of the PNW

Saturday November 16, 2019

Join instructor Nichole Graf in deepening your understanding of plant medicine through combustible natural incense.

Home Health for the Whole Family

Sunday November 17, 2019

Parents and kids alike will get their hands dirty making potions, elixirs, and the famous "bunny dropping" cough drops.

Botanical Lip Tints

Saturday November 23, 2019

Join Melissa Fuller of GatherWise Skincare for a day of crafting natural beauty products!

Autumn Foraged Wreath

Sunday November 24, 2019

Join Jill Mason of Starflower in learning how to construct your very own seasonally foraged wreath.