Textile Classes

Woven Rag Rugs

Saturday February 06, 2021

Repurposed materials from sheets and clothing will be the basis of students’ exploration…

Winter Color: Natural Dyes of Portland (Feb)

Saturday February 13, 2021

This workshop leads students through all the steps of dying with fresh and dried…

Knitting Heirloom Cabin Socks

Sunday February 14, 2021

In this workshop, students will learn the basic stitches and techniques of crochet…

Textile Marbling (Feb)

Saturday February 20, 2021

Swirling patterns, organic shapes and natural formations: marbling offers a playful,…

Contemporary Hand Quilting (Feb)

Sunday February 21, 2021

Students will design and hand sew their own contemporary quilted piece, but don’t…

Weekend Weaving Intensive

Friday February 26, 2021

In this weekend weaving intensive, you will learn how to the basics of weaving on…

Knitting Winter Mittens

Saturday February 27, 2021

In this workshop, students will learn the basic stitches and techniques of crochet…

In-Depth Mordanting for Natural Dyeing

Sunday March 07, 2021

Students will take a deep dive into the world of natural color-modifiers and color-binders…

Mycology & Color: Mushroom Dyes

Saturday March 20, 2021

Artist, farmer, and aspiring mycologist Julie Beeler will guide students through…

Sashiko Japanese Mending

Saturday March 27, 2021

Used for centuries by rural people in Japan to mend and repair clothing, Sashiko…

Japanese Natural Dyes

Sunday March 28, 2021

Ai (indigo), beni (safflower), akane (madder), and murasaki (alkanet) are among some…

The Stitch Book: An Introduction to Embroidery

Saturday April 03, 2021

Perfect for beginners! Twelve different techniques will make up each page of your…

Indigo Patterning: Shibori & Resist Methods

Saturday April 03, 2021

In this class, students will gain in-depth experience in textile patterning with…

Painting with Thread: Gradient Embroidery

Sunday April 04, 2021

In this class students will explore the art of embroidering with blending thread…

Spring Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Saturday April 17, 2021

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

Embroidered Text & Monograms

Friday April 23, 2021

In this workshop we will explore monograms, signatures and inscriptions, found in…

Hungarian Written Embroidery

Saturday April 24, 2021

Learn the basic stitches of Hungarian written embroidery, a folk style that originated…

Embroidered Flowers of Portugal

Sunday April 25, 2021

This workshop will teach several basic embroidery stitches used in traditional clothing…

Columbia Gorge Natural Dyes

Saturday May 08, 2021

The Columbia Gorge is in full bloom this time of year, and with a bright array of…

Mama and Child Natural Dyes!

Saturday May 08, 2021

We’re celebrating the sweetest holiday of the year: Mother’s Day with a super special…

Tufted Wool Rug Weaving

Friday May 21, 2021

Learn how to weave a sheep-friendly “sheepskin” rug through the technique of tufted…

Contemporary Hand Quilting (June)

Saturday June 05, 2021

Students will design and hand sew their own contemporary quilted piece, but don’t…

Katazome Indigo Resist

Saturday June 12, 2021

Katazome is a centuries-old Japanese dyeing technique in which artists create a resist…

Flower Farm Dyes at Sweet Delilah Farm -June

Sunday June 13, 2021

For plant-dye enthusiasts! Students will be working on-site at Sweet Delilah Farm…

Textile Marbling (June)

Saturday June 19, 2021

Swirling patterns, organic shapes and natural formations: marbling offers a playful,…

Family Indigo Dyeing!

Sunday June 20, 2021

Share the creative magic of indigo and part with beautifully dyed and patterned cotton…

Fresh Leaf Indigo

Saturday July 10, 2021

Calling all you urban indigo growers! Come play with freshly extracted indigo pigment…

Summer Color: Natural Dyes of Portland (July)

Sunday July 11, 2021

Portland is in full bloom this time of year, and with a bright array of dye plants…

Crochet Rag Rugs

Sunday July 25, 2021

In this class, Tania will show you how to crochet a circular, oval, or rectangular…

Coastal Color: Natural Dyes of the Oregon Coast

Saturday July 31, 2021

This workshop leads students on a tour of natural colors found in the plants of the…

Flower Farm Dyes at Sweet Delilah Farm (Aug)

Saturday August 28, 2021

For plant-dye enthusiasts! Students will be working on-site at Sweet Delilah Farm…