Textiles

Natural Dyes for Beginners

Saturday February 02, 2019

This class will introduce animal fibers, plant fibers, and the two main mordants…

Textile Marbling (Feb)

Sunday February 03, 2019

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

Beginning Embroidery: Folk Sampler

Saturday February 09, 2019

In this one-day workshop, students will learn a variety of basic and advanced embroidery…

Weekend Weaving Intensive (February)

Friday February 15, 2019

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

Hungarian Written Embroidery

Friday February 15, 2019

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

Woven Net Bags

Sunday February 17, 2019

In this class, students will learn to make a woven net bag suitable for a wine or…

Sashiko Japanese Mending

Saturday March 02, 2019

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

Indigo in Depth: Shibori & Resist Methods

Saturday March 16, 2019

After 5 years of offering basic Indigo & Shibori workshops, we are happy to announce…

Garment Drafting & Construction: Tunics, Dresses & Tops

Saturday March 23, 2019

In this two-day intensive, students are guided through creating a reusable paper…

Nature Inspired, Block Printed Textiles

Sunday April 07, 2019

Pattern designer, Skye McNeill will guide the group through techniques for carving…

Weekend Weaving Intensive (April)

Friday April 19, 2019

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

Spring Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Saturday April 27, 2019

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

Indigo: Living Shades of Blue

Sunday April 28, 2019

Indigo enthusiast and textile artist, Britt Boles will guide students through the…

Batik: Ancient Technique, Contemporary Textiles

Saturday May 04, 2019

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

Mama and Child Natural Dye!

Saturday May 11, 2019

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

Weaving with a Natural Palette

Saturday May 25, 2019

Weaver and textile artist, Kayla Powers, comes to us from Detroit, MI for this 3-day…

Garment Drafting & Construction: Pants, Jumpsuits & Bottoms

Saturday June 08, 2019

In this two-day intensive, students are guided through creating a reusable paper…

Textile Marbling (June)

Sunday June 16, 2019

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

Summer Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Sunday June 30, 2019

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

Vibrant Valley Fresh Indigo Dye

Saturday July 13, 2019

Harvest, process and dye, using fresh indigo, grown on-site at Vibrant Valley Farm…

Vibrant Valley Fresh Indigo Dye (July 27)

Saturday July 27, 2019

Harvest, process and dye, using fresh indigo, grown on-site at Vibrant Valley Farm…