Textiles

Vibrant Valley Fresh Indigo Dye

Saturday July 28, 2018

The ladies behind Vibrant Valley Farm have spent the past 2 years studying, testing…

Natural Dyes for Beginners

Saturday September 08, 2018

Learning the process of natural dyeing may seem like a daunting prospect, and after…

Weekend Weaving Intensive

Friday September 14, 2018

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

Silk Painting

Saturday September 22, 2018

Learn to paint on lustrous silk fabric with your own hand drawn designs. Gutta resist…

Textile Marbling

Saturday September 29, 2018

This one-day workshop will begin with a short lecture on necessary preparation steps…

Flower Farm Dyes: Natural Dyeing on Sauvie Island

Sunday September 30, 2018

For plant-dye enthusiasts! Students will be working on-site at Vibrant Valley Farm…

Fall Color: Natural Dyes of the Columbia River Gorge

Sunday October 07, 2018

This 1-day workshop introduces beginning and experienced natural dyers to the native…

Experimental Surface Design

Sunday October 07, 2018

Pattern, print, texture, color: this class is an investigation into playful techniques…

Katazome Indigo Resist

Saturday October 20, 2018

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

Weekend Weaving Intensive

Friday October 26, 2018

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

The Art of Mending

Sunday October 28, 2018

Extend the life of your clothing, while creating functional art and building vital…

Experimental Weaving

Sunday November 04, 2018

This class is a lab for exploration and sampling, using unconventional materials…

Large-Scale Felted Vessels

Saturday November 10, 2018

Learn the ancient art of felted, and leave with a large-scale felted vessel.

Winter Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Saturday November 17, 2018

From harvest and plant ID, to preparing fibers: this workshop leads students through…