Textile Classes

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…

Screen Printing with Mordants & Natural Dyes

Friday September 03, 2021

This class is a hands-on, detailed introduction to the techniques and processes needed…

Fall Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Sunday September 12, 2021

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

Japanese Natural Dyes

Saturday September 18, 2021

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

Sashiko Japanese Mending

Sunday September 19, 2021

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

Contemporary Hand Quilting

Sunday September 26, 2021

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

Knit Sweater Construction

Thursday September 30, 2021

The ability to take a few balls of yarn and turn them into a functional, custom-fit…

Traditional Zapotec Weaving

Friday October 01, 2021

Students will work with hand-dyed wool fibers, learning how to create geometric and…

Rigid Heddle Weaving- 4 week series

Tuesday October 05, 2021

During this evening weaving series, you will learn the basics of weaving on a rigid…

Dreaming in Textiles

Wednesday October 06, 2021

Approach your creative process through the dream world, guided by Orquidia's uniquely…

Repeat Pattern Design: Block Printed Textiles

Saturday October 09, 2021

Learn the process of designing a repeat pattern suited for textiles, carving and…

Animal Friendly, Felted Sheepskins

Sunday October 10, 2021

In this workshop, students will become familiar with the qualities of different types…

Mycology & Color: Mushroom Hunt & Dye

Saturday October 16, 2021

Learn to use fungi to create beautiful, vibrant, and nontoxic dyes perfect for any…

Punch Needle Rugs

Saturday October 16, 2021

Join us for a 1-day exploration of an early American craft, Punch Needle Rug Hooking,…

Textile Marbling (Oct)

Saturday October 23, 2021

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

In-Depth Mordanting for Natural Dyeing

Sunday October 24, 2021

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

Embroidery & Beadwork: Expressions of Nature

Sunday October 24, 2021

WildCraft is pleased to host Sara for a one-day workshop focused on embroidery techniques…

Loops to Lacework: Speciality Weaving Techniques

Friday October 29, 2021

Join textile designer and weaver Jorie Garcia for a weekend of speciality weaving…

Rag Rug Weaving

Saturday October 30, 2021

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

Late Season Natural Dyes of Portland

Sunday October 31, 2021

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

Hand-Felted Slippers

Saturday November 06, 2021

A pair of hand-felted wool slippers might be at the top of our cozy list!

Visible Mending

Sunday November 21, 2021

Visible Mending celebrates resourcefulness and sustainability.

Hand-Felted Ornaments

Sunday November 28, 2021

Take a textile twist on classic tree decor with hand felted ornaments!