WildCraft West: our Portland OR studio opened in March 2016. This 3000 sq ft space is also the showroom & shop of Fieldwork Design & Architecture. WildCraft West offers 4-week evening courses and weekend workshops in contemporary craft skills, traditional textile practices and fresh perspectives on art-school classics. If you’d like to stop by the studio, please do so on weekends between 11am-3pm.
WildCraft West 601 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland, OR
Classes at Portland Studio:
Woven Net Bags
Sunday February 17, 2019
In this class, students will learn to make a woven net bag suitable for a wine or water bottle, or a few items from the farmers market.
Perfume of the Forest: Black Poplar, Western Red Cedar & Wild Rose
Wednesday February 20, 2019 - Wednesday March 06, 2019
In this three part series, students will engage in dialogue, lecture, and immersive hands-on experience focused on the Pacific Northwestern forest.
Perfume of the Forest: Devils Club, Douglas Fir, & Hemlock Spruce
Saturday February 23, 2019
An aromatic journey through the ancient forests of the PNW, exploring fragrant elixirs and oil extractions of Devil’s Club, Doug Fir, and Western Hemlock.
Sashiko Japanese Mending
Saturday March 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.
Sunday March 10, 2019
Explore structural design and weaving techniques to create unique, personalized baskets.
Indigo in Depth: Shibori & Resist Methods
Saturday March 16, 2019
After 5 years of offering basic Indigo & Shibori workshops, we are happy to announce a class that focuses specific Japanese surface design techniques.