Textile Classes

Indigo Patterning: Shibori & Resist Methods

Saturday April 25, 2020

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

Textile Marbling (April 26)

Sunday April 26, 2020

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

Mycology & Color: Mushroom Dyes

Saturday May 02, 2020

WildCraft is pleased to offer this rare chance to explore mushrooms as a source of…

Visible Mending: Patching & Darning

Sunday May 03, 2020

WildCraft is pleased to host Nina & Sonya Montenegro of The Far Woods to share mending…

Mama and Child Natural Dyes!

Saturday May 09, 2020

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

Sashiko Japanese Mending

Saturday May 16, 2020

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

Japanese Natural Dyes

Sunday May 17, 2020

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

Screen Printing with Natural Dyes

Saturday May 23, 2020

Join us for a full-day intensive focused on the art of printing with natural dyes.

Spring Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Sunday May 24, 2020

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

Slow Fashion: Overdyeing Your Closet

Saturday May 30, 2020

Learn basic knowledge of common fibers used in apparel, plus a few hand simple sewing…

In-Depth Mordanting for Natural Dyeing

Saturday June 06, 2020

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

Experimental Indigo: Shibori & Wax Resists

Saturday June 13, 2020

Learn to create their own plant-based indigo dye vat as well as how to create patterns…

Hand-Stitched Geometric and Sashiko Patterns

Sunday June 14, 2020

learn the meditative and mindful properties of hand-stitching and how to create patterns…

Batik: Ancient Technique, Contemporary Textiles

Saturday June 20, 2020

The practice of batik is one shared by cultures across the globe, from the Far East…

Summer Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Sunday June 28, 2020

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

Weaving with a Natural Palette

Friday July 17, 2020

Weaver and textile artist, Kayla Powers, comes to us from Detroit, MI for this 2.5-day…

Hand-Drawn Repeats: Pattern Design

Saturday July 25, 2020

Students will explore patterns using different scales, line weights, and a variety…