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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.

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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, and community.

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:

10.5

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Lecture/talk | Free

Symbolism and Significance: The Evolution of the Kimono

A conversation with revered Fashion Designer, Andrea Aranow of Textile Hive

Saturday, October 5 12:00pm-4:00pm

Portland Japanese Garden

611 SW Kingston Ave., Portland

Organized By

Portland Japanese Garden & Textile Hive

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

Multi-Day Event:

10.5

10.19

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

More Pattern More Better

A viewing of Charlotte Flory’s complex handmade pieces of art and the digitally-printed fabric and garments created from them.

Saturday, October 5 Saturday, October 19

Shipwreck!

805 N Killingsworth St, Portland

Organized By

Charlotte Flory

Date of Event:

10.6

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Class/workshop | Free

Textile Printing

Learn how to print patterns on paper and textiles.

Sunday, October 6 11:00am-12:00pm

Multnomah County Central Library

801 SW 10th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Multnomah County Library

Date of Event:

10.6

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Class/workshop | Free

Small-Scale Silkscreening for Teens

Using simple techniques and an embroidery hoop, learn the basics of silkscreen printing.

Sunday, October 6 1:30pm-4:30pm

Hillsdale Library

1525 SW Sunset Blvd., Hillsdale Meeting Room Portland

Organized By

Multnomah County Library

Date of Event:

10.9

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Come Together: Creating Surface Pattern Designs Inspired by Community

Generate new surface pattern designs through experimental exercises, while exploring the role of community in your creative practice.

Wednesday, October 9 6:00pm-8:30pm

TENpod Dumbbell

11 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Suite 201 Portland

Organized By

Bryna Shields, Illustrator & Surface Designer

Date of Event:

10.9

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Class/workshop | Free

Textile Printing

Learn how to print patterns on paper and textiles.

Wednesday, October 9 6:30pm-7:30pm

Hollywood Library

4040 NE Tillamook St., Portland

Organized By

Multnomah County Library

Date of Event:

10.12

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Block Printing and Pattern Making

Join us for a block printing workshop with design expert Jennifer Stady.

Saturday, October 12 11:30am-4:00pm

Cargo

81 SE Yamhill St, Portland

Organized By

Cargo & Laundry Studio

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:

10.19

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Class/workshop | Free

Textile Printing

Learn how to print patterns on paper and textiles.

Saturday, October 19 2:00pm-3:00pm

Capitol Hill Library

10723 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland

Organized By

Multnomah County Library

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