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October is for Textile Exchange

Join us in promoting knowledge-sharing, 
cross-pollination, and cultural dialogue 
among the Portland textile community
 and beyond.

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Multi-Day Event:

10.19

10.20

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Class/workshop | Paid $

SUSTAINABLE TEXTILE DESIGN, Spoogi: Trish Langman

Work with the founder and design director of the successful international textile print design studio Spoogi.

Saturday, October 19 Sunday, October 20

Portland Fashion Institute

2111 NE 43rd Ave., Portland

Organized By

Portland Fashion Institute

Date of Event:

10.20

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Lecture/talk | Free

Artist Talk with Eli West, Lilia Hernandez Galusha and Vanessa Calvert

Join local artists Eli West, Vanessa Calvert and Lilia Hernandez Galusha as they speak about the influence and importance …

Sunday, October 20 1:00pm-2:00pm

YOU:(curated)

866 N Columbia Blvd. , Unit B-100 Portland

Organized By

YOU:(curated)

Date of Event:

10.20

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Class/workshop | Sold Out

Mending as Metaphor Presentation and Mending Circle

A presentation on mending and a mending workshop

Sunday, October 20 4:30pm-7:30pm

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Ruth Katzenstein Souza & Mending as Metaphor

Date of Event:

10.22

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Open House | Free

Open House at Damascus Fiber Arts

Visit a historic school setting that has taught fiber arts for over 50 years.

Tuesday, October 22 11:00am-2:00pm

Damascus Fiber Arts School

14711 SE Anderson Rd., Damascus

Organized By

Damascus Fiber Arts School

Date of Event:

10.24

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Sepali Textile Installation

Join us for cocoon-silk exhibition and share in the artists creative energy!

Thursday, October 24 5:00pm-7:00pm

Cargo

81 SE Yamhill St, Portland

Organized By

Cargo & Sepali

Date of Event:

10.24

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Lecture/talk | Free

From Small Batch to Big Time Panel

A panel discussion on the ins and outs of scaling a textile product line from handcrafted to manufactured.

Thursday, October 24 6:00pm-8:00pm

Living Room Realty

1401 NE Alberta St., Portland

Organized By

Living Room Realty & Woonwinkel

Date of Event:

10.25

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Made in a Day, Lasts Forever: Leather Tote!

Make a Leather Tote in a Single Day

Friday, October 25 10:00am-4:00pm

Get Sushi Designs, LLC

2636 NW 26th Ave., Suite 222 Portland

Organized By

Get Sushi Designs, LLC & Nancy L. Simon

Date of Event:

10.25

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

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A collaborative installation between THAT YEAR and Textile Hive.

Friday, October 25 5:00pm-9:00pm

That Year Forever

1121 NW 16th Ave., Portland

Organized By

That Year Forever & Textile Hive

Date of Event:

10.26

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Make a Belt Using Backstrap Weaving Technique

Join us for a workshop to make a belt using a South American style backstrap loom.

Saturday, October 26 9:00am-1:00pm

Indigo Dye and Weaving Studio

8536 SE 86th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Indigo Dye and Fiber Works

Multi-Day Event:

10.26

10.27

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Lecture/talk | Free

Textile Connections Symposium

A free 2-day event that includes a Speakers Day and a Community Day.

Saturday, October 26 Sunday, October 27

Pacific Northwest College of Art

511 NW Broadway, 1st floor Portland

Organized By

Textile Connections Symposium


Date of Event:

10.26

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Modern shapes in fashion with vintage Japanese textiles.

Pop up for Linea designs patchwork fashion.

Saturday, October 26 12:00pm-5:00pm

T Project

723 NW 18th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Linea Designs & T-Project Shop

Date of Event:

10.26

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Retail event | Free

Textile Pop-up at Cargo

Shop 8 different textile pop-ups at Cargo

Saturday, October 26 12:00pm-5:00pm

Cargo

81 SE Yamhill St, - Portland

Organized By

Cargo

Date of Event:

10.26

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Dress in a Day

Make a zero waste dress you'll be proud to wear—in one class.

Saturday, October 26 2:00pm-5:00pm

Portland Fashion Institute

2111 NE 43rd Ave., Portland

Organized By

Portland Fashion Institute

Date of Event:

10.26

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Party | Free

Portland Textile Month Costume and Reuse Party at Revive

Join us for the PTM Closing Event and launch for our 2020 theme!

Saturday, October 26 6:00pm-9:00pm

Revive Upholstery

2030 N Willis Blvd., Portland

Organized By

Revive Designs & Portland Textile Month

Multi-Day Event:

10.2

10.27

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Textile Exchange

Through the lens of Andrea Aranow, this exhibit explores textile exchange between generations, cultures, commerce, art, an…

Wednesday, October 2 Sunday, October 27

Multnomah County Central Library

801 SW 10th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Textile Hive & Multnomah County Library

Date of Event:

10.27

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Tour | Paid $

Block Printing and Embroidery Workshop with Studio Tour

Choose one of our bamboo printing blocks to customize a cotton guest towel and learn 6 embroidery stitches to embellish yo…

Sunday, October 27 10:00am-2:00pm

Made on 23rd Studio

15700 NW 23rd Ct., Vancouver

Organized By

Deb Spofford / Made on 23rd

Date of Event:

10.27

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Class/workshop | Paid $

THREAD AND YARN CONSTRUCTION WITH A TURKISH SPINDLE

Everything you need to know about making your own beautiful yarns with a Turkish spindle.

Sunday, October 27 12:00pm-3:00pm

Textile Hive

133 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 430 Portland

Organized By

Ilisha Helfman

Multi-Day Event:

10.27

11.3

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Retail event | Free

Japan Portland Textile Month Exchange Pop-Up

A pop-up shop featuring Japanese textiles produced by the Textile Month sister cities of Kiryu and Tango.

Sunday, October 27 Sunday, November 3

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave, . Portland

Organized By

Kat + Maouche & Textile Hive

Multi-Day Event:

10.28

10.30

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Film | Paid $

Halve

a fashion art film

Monday, October 28 Wednesday, October 30

Northwest Marine Art Works

2516 NW 29th Ave, Studio 345 Portland

Organized By

Jen LaMastra

Date of Event:

10.29

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Lecture/talk | Paid $

Magical Humans Live! Podcast

A live special-edition podcast recording for Portland Textile Month.

Tuesday, October 29 5:00pm-7:00pm

Portland Center Stage at The Armory

128 Northwest 11th Avenue, Portland

Organized By

Vania Vananina


Date of Event:

10.30

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Lecture/talk | Free

2020 Interior Textile Forecast

Industry expert Michael Reper will present 2020 interior textile trends informed by his September 2019 trip to Maison&…

Wednesday, October 30 3:00pm-6:00pm

Heritage School of Interior Design

4039 N Mississippi Ave., Suite 208 Portland

Organized By

Nest Showroom & Heritage School of Interior Design

Multi-Day Event:

10.3

10.31

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

“Better Than Nothing”

A month-long exhibition of Textile Hive artist-in-residence Krista Anara Cibis.

Thursday, October 3 Thursday, October 31

Gallery 157, PNCA

Pacific Northwest College of Art, 511 NW Broadway Portland

Organized By

Pacific Northwest College of Art and Textile Hive

Multi-Day Event:

10.4

10.31

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Flaxen: From Flax to Linen in the Willamette Valley, Oregon Historical Society

Exhibit of hand-colored slides featuring the flax industry in the Willamette Valley.

Friday, October 4 Thursday, October 31

Oregon Historical Society

1200 SW Park Ave. , Portland

Organized By

Oregon Historical Society

Multi-Day Event:

10.7

10.31

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Ghost Net Landscape Exhibit

Join artist Emily Miller in this interactive installation transforming marine debris into artwork!

Monday, October 7 Thursday, October 31

Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art

Pacific University, Scott Hall, 2043 College Way Forest Grove

Organized By

Emily Miller

Multi-Day Event:

10.11

10.31

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Open House | Free

Colorful Histories & Woven Landscapes Open House

Woonwinkel hosts three local textile artists united by themes of culture, memory, and family in a diversity of styles.

Friday, October 11 Thursday, October 31

Woonwinkel

935 SW Washington St. , Portland

Organized By

Woonwinkel

Multi-Day Event:

10.16

10.31

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Retail event | Free

Portland Textile Month Fund Raiser & Chair Auction

Help fund Portland Textile Month and score this set of four mid-century chairs

Wednesday, October 16 Thursday, October 31

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave, . Portland

Organized By

Portland Textile Month

Multi-Day Event:

10.3

11.2

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Opening Reception for Textile Artist Sarah Wertzberger

Opening reception for the mesmerizing work of textile artist Sarah Wertzberger and her new exhibition Color Vision.

Thursday, October 3 Saturday, November 2

HOLDING Contemporary

916 NW Flanders St., Portland

Organized By

HOLDING Contemporary

Multi-Day Event:

10.5

12.1

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Lecture/talk | Paid $

Noritaka Tatehana: Crafting the Art of Japan’s Future

Noritaka Tatehana, Artist Lecture

Saturday, October 5 Sunday, December 1

Portland Japanese Garden

611 SW Kingston Ave., Portland

Organized By

Portland Japanese Garden

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