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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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Date of Event:

10.1

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Party | Free

Portland Textile Month Opening Reception

Join us for the kick off of the month long textile celebration at Textile Hive, Portland Textile Month. Meet the diverse t…

Monday, October 1 5:00pm-7:30pm

Textile Hive

133 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 430 Portland

Organized By

Portland Textile Month

Date of Event:

10.2

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Exploring Soft Circuitry

This workshop will explore various techniques for incorporating illuminated electronics and circuits into your textiles an…

Tuesday, October 2 6:00pm-9:00pm

PNCA

511 NW Broadway, Gallery 157 Portland

Organized By

Make+Think+Code@PNCA

Date of Event:

10.3

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Sustainable Practices: Creating a Sense of Place with Local Natural Dyes

In this seminar, we'll study beautiful examples of traditional Japanese textiles dyed with indigo, mud, lac, and sunflower…

Wednesday, October 3 5:30pm-7:30pm

Textile Hive

133 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 430 Portland

Organized By

Textile Hive

Date of Event:

10.4

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Cosmo, Embroidery by Mark Palmen Opening at Elizabeth Leach Gallery

This exhibition will be on view Through October 4 – 27, 2018, with a First Thursday reception on October 4 from 6 &#…

Thursday, October 4 6:00pm-8:00pm

Elizabeth Leach Gallery

417 NW 9th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Date of Event:

10.5

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Illustrator Lindsay Jordan Kretchun & Textile Artist Holly Stalder Showing at HAUNT

For this upcoming show at Haunt, illustrator, and designer Lindsay Jordon Kretchun will be showing her quilt and illustrat…

Friday, October 5 6:00pm-8:00pm

Haunt

811 E Burnside St., #114 Portland

Organized By

Haunt

Date of Event:

10.5

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Lecture/talk | Free

Artist LeBrie Rich – Felt Grocery Show Q & A at Wolff Gallery

LeBrie Rich is a visual artist who works in a variety of media including collage, mosaic, and fiber. Her work emphasizes e…

Friday, October 5 6:00pm-8:00pm

Wolff Gallery

2804 SE Ankeny St., Portland

Organized By

Wolff Gallery

Date of Event:

10.6

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Tour | Free

PNCA Printmaking & Silkscreening Studio Tour

Come and tour the Gilkey Center for Printmaking at PNCA which supports lithography, letterpress, book making, relief, mono…

Saturday, October 6 12:30pm-1:15pm

PNCA

511 NW Broadway, Gallery 157 Portland

Organized By

Pacific Northwest College of Art

Date of Event:

10.6

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Black Walnut Dye Workshop with Emi Joyce

October is the month for black walnut dye! You will learn how to dye fabric using a seasonal Portland street plant with no…

Saturday, October 6 1:00pm-4:00pm

Organizer’s house

Address will be sent to event attendees after registration, Portland

Organized By

Emi Joyce

Date of Event:

10.6

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Blackfish Gallery-Palmarin Merges Art Opening & Process Talk

Join Artist Palmarin Merges as she opens her new art show and discuses her process creating her new works. ‘Each cul…

Saturday, October 6 1:30pm-3:00pm

Blackfish Gallery

420 NW 9th Ave, Portland

Organized By

Blackfish Gallery

Date of Event:

10.10

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Sustainable practices: Cradle to Cradle Design Seminar

In this seminar, we’ll study how the practice of mending and patching of fabric in Japan evolved from torn and mende…

Wednesday, October 10 5:30pm-7:30pm

Textile Hive

133 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 430 Portland

Organized By

Textile Hive

Date of Event:

10.11

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Lecture/talk | Free

Palmarin Merges Artist Talk: Exploring the Textile Hive

This talk will draw upon Palmarin Merges experience during her 3-month Textile Hive residency, where Palmrin accessed the …

Thursday, October 11 5:30pm-7:00pm

Textile Hive

133 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 430 Portland

Organized By

Textile Hive

Date of Event:

10.12

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Retail event | Free

Bolt Neighborhood Fabric Boutique Anniversary Sale

Bolt encourages thoughtful and conscientious consumerism. We don’t want to just sell fabric. Instead, we want to support a…

Friday, October 12 10:00am-6:00pm

Bolt Fabric Boutique

4636 NE 42nd Ave., Portland

Organized By

Bolt Fabric Boutique

Date of Event:

10.13

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Beginning To Dye with Tannin and Iron

This 7 hour workshop intensive will explore techniques developed by Rio Wrenn and inspired by the ancient craft of Kalama…

Saturday, October 13 10:00am-5:00pm

R.A.W. Textiles

8536 SE Stark St. , Portland

Organized By

R.A.W Textiles

Date of Event:

10.13

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Tour | Free

Fiber Rhythm Studio Tour

Ever wondered how to work with knitting machines? Come visit the Fiber Rhythm Studio and see first hand how knit fabrics o…

Saturday, October 13 1:00pm-4:00pm

Fiber Rhythm Craft and Design

2505 SE 11th, Suite 124 Portland

Organized By

Fiber Rhythm Craft and Design

Date of Event:

10.13

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Class/workshop | Paid $

KOGIN ZASHI (Japanese folk crafts embroidery) workshop with Yoko Yamada

Learn about the traditional Japanese embroidery technique from Aomori known as kogin, in a special hands on workshop with …

Saturday, October 13 3:00pm-5:00pm

Textile Hive

133 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 430 Portland

Organized By

Yoko Yamada

Date of Event:

10.14

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Class/workshop | Free

Plarn Lab: A Citizen Design Event

Join Portland Textile Club for a day of creative tinkering & trash R&D. Sponsored by SCRAP PDX and PNCA Make+Think…

Sunday, October 14 11:00am-1:00pm

SCRAP Studio at SCRAP PDX

1736 SW Alder St., Portland

Organized By

Portland Textile Club, Sponsored by SCRAP PDX and PNCA Make+Think+Code

Date of Event:

10.14

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Think of Seashells

Francesca Capone's next solo exhibition at Nationale, is a group of large scale weavings and a poem with an inquiry into s…

Sunday, October 14 3:00pm-5:00pm

Nationale

15 SE 22nd Ave., Portland

Organized By

Nationale

Date of Event:

10.17

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Lecture/talk | Free

RENEWAL WORKSHOP TALK FROM LINEAR TO CIRCULAR: WHAT IT MEANS CIRCULAR APPAREL BUSINESS?

Please join the Renewal Workshop at the Portland Apparel Lab for a very important talk and break out session on the circul…

Wednesday, October 17 5:30pm-8:00pm

Portland Apparel Lab

1120 SE Main St., Suite 101 Portland

Organized By

Renewal Workshop

Date of Event:

10.17

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Lecture/talk | Free

PechaKucha at the Bison

This fun event is hosted by the MFA students in the AC+D program. MFA students from PNCA, OCAC, and AC+D will present Pech…

Wednesday, October 17 6:30pm-9:00pm

Bison Building

421 NE 10th Ave., Portland

Organized By

MFA Applied Craft + Design a joint program between OCAC and PNCA

Date of Event:

10.19

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Open House | Free

R A W Textiles Open House and Designer Sale

Everyone is welcome to come to the R A W Textiles Studio in St Johns and meet the designer Rio Wrenn to see what she has c…

Friday, October 19 3:00pm-8:00pm

R.A.W. Textiles

8536 SE Stark St. , Portland

Organized By

R.A.W Textiles

Date of Event:

10.19

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Tour | Free

PENSOLE + MLab Studio Tour

Come take a tour of MLab, Color + Material Resource and Design Studio at PENSOLE Design Come. Experience the entire produc…

Friday, October 19 5:00pm-6:15pm

Pensole

10 NW 5th Ave, Portland

Organized By

PENSOLE + MLab

Date of Event:

10.19

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Demonstration | Free

Kumihimo Demonstration

See in progress weaving projects on floor looms, view handwoven textiles woven with naturally dyed fibers and see live a d…

Friday, October 19 5:00pm-9:00pm

Fringe Benefits

6635 N. Baltimore Ave., Unit 219 Portland

Organized By

Fringe Benefits Weaving

Multi-Day Event:

10.20

10.21

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Katazome Indigo Resist with Tyler Peterson

Katazome is a centuries-old Japanese dyeing technique in which artists create a resist paste from a rice flour mixture and…

Saturday, October 20 Sunday, October 21

WildCraft Studio School

601 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland

Organized By

WildCraft Studio School

Date of Event:

10.20

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Retail event | Free

EL FUTURO ESTA HECHO A MANO | THE FUTURE IS HANDMADE

Vía Raíz invites you to come learn about Mexico’s emerging designers who are partnering with Mexican artisans to rin…

Saturday, October 20 2:00pm-4:00pm

Vía Raíz

2774 NW Thurman St., Portland

Organized By

Vía Raíz

Date of Event:

10.21

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Lecture/talk | Free

Framing Textiles Talk

This presentation benefits the general public, seasoned needle workers and historic textile aficionados as Beth Nichols sh…

Sunday, October 21 1:00pm-2:00pm

Village Frame and Gallery

7808 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland

Organized By

Village Frame and Gallery

Date of Event:

10.23

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Retail event | Free

Textile Product Design Mixer

MadeHere HOME invites you for an evening to share your textile passion with a group of local makers represented in our showroom.

Tuesday, October 23 6:00pm-9:00pm

MadeHere Home PDX

1015 SE Stark St., Portland

Organized By

MadeHere

Date of Event:

10.24

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Design Inspiration: Shibori and Japanese Fashion

This seminar, will explore folded, tied, stitched, bound, and clamped resist patterns on cloth that create a kaleidoscope …

Wednesday, October 24 5:30pm-7:30pm

Textile Hive

133 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 430 Portland

Organized By

Textile Hive

Date of Event:

10.24

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Lecture/talk | Free

Annica Cuppetilli Lecture

Annica Cuppetelli is a fiber/installation artist and fashion designer based in Detroit, MI. Drawing on her past experience…

Wednesday, October 24 6:30pm-8:00pm

Bison Building

421 NE 10th Ave., Portland

Organized By

MFA Applied Craft + Design a joint program between OCAC and PNCA

Date of Event:

10.25

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Retail event | Free

CONTEMPORARY THREADS MARKETPLACE OPENING PARTY

Produced by Stockpiler and hosted by Kat+Maouche, features a lineup of local and regional textile artists

Thursday, October 25 4:00pm-6:00pm

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Stockpiler

Date of Event:

10.25

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Lecture/talk | Free

HISTORY OF BERBER RUGS AS CULTURAL OBJECTS

Moroccan rugs from the Berber tribes are well-known as decor. But they are first and foremost utilitarian art, with a hist…

Thursday, October 25 5:00pm-7:00pm

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Kat & Maouche

Date of Event:

10.25

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Lecture/talk | Free

Debbie Quick Lecture

Debbie Quick is the interim Associate Director of the Art Foundation Program at Virginia Commonwealth University in its Sc…

Thursday, October 25 5:30pm-7:30pm

Oregon College of Arts and Craft

8245 SW Barnes Rd., Portland

Organized By

Oregon College of Art and Craft

Date of Event:

10.26

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Retail event | Free

CONTEMPORARY THREADS MARKETPLACE DAY ONE

Produced by Stockpiler and hosted by Kat+Maouche, features a lineup of local and regional textile artists

Friday, October 26 4:00pm-6:00pm

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Stockpiler

Date of Event:

10.26

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Lecture/talk | Free

Dreams of Anatolia- Emre Taskın Talk

An educational talk about Anatolian symbolism on textiles and rugs

Friday, October 26 5:00pm-6:00pm

Wild Shaman Kilim & Rug

931 SE 6th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Wild Shaman – Yesim Yaltirakli Taskin & Emre Taskın

Date of Event:

10.26

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Lecture/talk | Paid $

Designing for Change: Sustainable Textiles in the Fashion Industry Panel Discussion

The Sustainable Fashion Forum is hosting a panel discussion centered around ethical design and the use of sustainable text…

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

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Sustainable Fashion Forum

Date of Event:

10.27

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Retail event | Free

CONTEMPORARY THREADS MARKETPLACE DAY TWO

Produced by Stockpiler and hosted by Kat+Maouche, features a lineup of local and regional textile artists

Saturday, October 27 11:00am-6:00pm

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Stockpiler

Date of Event:

10.27

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Thread and Yarn Construction with a Turkish Spindle

The basis for most textiles is the yarn or thread with which they are made. It’s possible to build all kinds of qualities …

Saturday, October 27 12:00pm-5:00pm

T Project

723 NW 18th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Ilisha Helfman

Date of Event:

10.27

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Class/workshop | Paid $

PATTERN PEOPLE // ABSTRACT BOTANICAL COLLAGE & PATTERN DESIGN WORKSHOP

Join us for an afternoon of creativity as we delve into the world of abstract botanical collage and pattern design. Learn …

Saturday, October 27 1:00pm-4:00pm

Pattern People

5216 NE Mallory Avenue, Portland

Organized By

Pattern People

Date of Event:

10.28

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Class/workshop | Paid $

The Art of Mending with Ellie Lum

Extend the life of your clothing, while creating functional art and building vital and utilitarian sewing skills. This wor…

Sunday, October 28 10:00am-4:00pm

WildCraft Studio School

601 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland

Organized By

WildCraft Studio School

Date of Event:

10.28

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Hat Design Workshop

Local designer and author of Hat Couture, Theressa Silver will teach this special workshop. Bottom up or top down? Fitted …

Sunday, October 28 12:30pm-3:30pm

Fiber Rhythm Craft and Design

2505 SE 11th, Suite 124 Portland

Organized By

Fiber Rhythm Craft and Design

Date of Event:

10.28

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Tour | Free

SW Textile Walking Tour

This SW textile walking tour will enhance your knowledge of fibers and fabrics as we visit independent merchants within 4 …

Sunday, October 28 1:00pm-3:00pm

Northwest Wools

3524 SW Troy St., Portland

Organized By

Quilted Chronicles

Date of Event:

9.8

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Hands on exploration of Oregon grown linen and indigo

PTM Fundraiser: Hands on exploration of indigo & flax to linen on picturesque Sauvie Island.

Sunday, September 8 10:00am-2:00pm

Vibrant Valley Farm

18850 NW Reeder Rd., Portland

Organized By

PNW Fibershed & Vibrant Valley Farm

Date of Event:

10.1

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Party | Free

Portland Textile Month Opening Party

Join us at the inventive Portland Garment Factory for the Portland Textile Month 2019 opening party!

Tuesday, October 1 6:00pm-8:00pm

Portland Garment Factory

408 SE 79th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Portland Garment Factory & 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

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

Date of Event:

10.3

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Natural dye workshop with cocoon-silk

Explore the ways cocoon-silk textiles connect us with Madagascar conservation and poverty alleviation.

Thursday, October 3 6:00pm-9:00pm

WildCraft Studio School

601 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland

Organized By

Conservation through Poverty Alleviation

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

Date of Event:

10.3

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Fashion show | Paid $

SH/FT An Experiment in Fashion Design

A runway show, benefiting the Right Brain Initiative, a celebration of equitable education, creativity in the classroom, a…

Thursday, October 3 6:00pm-9:00pm

LEFTBANK ANNEX

101 N Weidler St, . Portland

Organized By

The Right Brain Initiative & RACC

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

Date of Event:

10.4

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Open Studio | Free

Open Studio at Fringe Benefits Weaving

Visit a working production weaving studio to see a demonstration of floor loom weaving and natural dyeing techniques.

Friday, October 4 2:00pm-8:00pm

The Workshop at St. Johns

6635 N Baltimore Ave., Unit 219 Portland

Organized By

Fringe Benefits Weaving

Date of Event:

10.4

Sold Out
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Art opening/exhibition | Sold Out

Celebration of Linen

An interactive celebration of linen with a linen market and an exhibit detailing the journey of linen from field to finish…

Friday, October 4 6:00pm-9:00pm

The Cleaners (Ace Hotel PDX)

403 SW 10th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Fibrevolution & Shannon Welsh

Date of Event:

10.4

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Stockpiler Presents In-Situ: Site-Specific Textile Installations at The Hoxton

Join Stockpiler at The Hoxton during Portland Textile Month for an evening of interactive, site-specific art installations.

Friday, October 4 6:00pm-9:00pm

The Hoxton

15 NW 4th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Stockpiler & The Hoxton

Date of Event:

10.4

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Gathered

An art opening and roundtable discussion on the context of materials beyond craft and the role of textiles in contemporary art.

Friday, October 4 6:00pm-9:00pm

ADX Studios

417 SE 11th St., Portland

Organized By

Alexis Day & Brittany Vega

Date of Event:

10.5

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Hapa Zome Botanicals

Create a pattern with leaves and flowers on textiles that will be made into herbal sachets.

Saturday, October 5 10:00am-1:00pm

R.A.W. Textiles

8536 SE Stark St. , Portland

Organized By

RAW Textiles & Chicken Coop Botanicals

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

Date of Event:

10.5

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Retail event | Free

Hand Papermaking Demo + Studio Open House

Come on over and get your pulp on! Tour our studio, talk paper, and even make paper if you're game.

Saturday, October 5 5:00pm-9:00pm

Pulp & Deckle

8371 N Interstate Blvd., Studio 2 Portland

Organized By

Pulp & Deckle

Date of Event:

10.5

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Lecture/talk | Paid $

Noritaka Tatehana: Crafting the Art of Japan’s Future

Noritaka Tatehana, Artist Lecture

Saturday, October 5 5:00pm-7:00pm

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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Open House | Free

Weaving Studio Open House

Join us for an open house of the weaving studio at the Multnomah Arts Center.

Sunday, October 6 10:00am-2:00pm

Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland

Organized By

Multnomah Arts Center

Date of Event:

10.6

Sold Out
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Class/workshop | Sold Out

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

Sold Out
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Class/workshop | Sold Out

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:

10.6

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Albina Green Celebration

The Albina Green Celebration will feature an installation of upcycled wool blankets made by siblings Anne and Tom Greenwoo…

Sunday, October 6 4:00pm-8:00pm

Albina Green

722 N Sumner St. , The greenspace located at the corner of N Sumner and Albina in Portland. Portland

Organized By

Albina Green & Anne Greenwood Rioseco

Date of Event:

10.7

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Retail event | Free

Tour & Sale of Sustainable Fabrics

Visit Portland's newest fabric store & get 30% off eco-fabrics.

Monday, October 7 10:00am-5:00pm

PFI Supply

4225 NE Tillamook St., Portland

Organized By

Portland Fashion Institute

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

Date of Event:

10.7

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Film | Paid $

Fashion in Film Presents Rear Window

A screening of a classic Alfred Hitchcock film with costumes by legendary costume designer Edith Head.

Monday, October 7 7:00pm-9:30pm

The Hollywood Theatre

4122 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland

Organized By

Fashion in Film & The Hollywood Theatre

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 creativ…

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

Sold Out
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Class/workshop | Sold Out

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:

10.10

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Retail event | Free

wool& Portland: Launch party

Join the local women's merino dress brand wool& for an evening of shopping and mingling!

Thursday, October 10 5:00pm-8:00pm

wool& Showroom

2505 SE 11th Ave., Suite 312 Portland

Organized By

wool&

Date of Event:

10.10

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Lecture/talk | Free

HEATHER WINSLOW on the Theo Moorman Weaving Technique

Heather WInslow will share her expertise in the art of Theo Moorman weaving.

Thursday, October 10 7:00pm-9:00pm

Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland

Organized By

Portland Handweavers Guild & Multnomah Arts Center

Multi-Day Event:

10.11

10.12

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

Golden Threads: 50 Years of Fiber Art

Come celebrate 50 years of fiber art with the Columbia FiberArts Guild.

Friday, October 11 Saturday, October 12

First United Methodist Church

1838 SW Jefferson Ave., Portland

Organized By

Columbia FiberArts Guild

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

Date of Event:

10.12

Sold Out
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Class/workshop | Sold Out

Black Walnut Dye Workshop

Learn how to dye with a precious plant you can find in your own neighborhood.

Saturday, October 12 10:00am-12:30pm

Organizer’s house

Address will be sent to event attendees after registration, Portland

Organized By

Emi Joyce

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

Date of Event:

10.12

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Lecture/talk | Paid $

Living with Luxury Textiles

You’re invited to a private reception showcasing luxury textiles for your home.

Saturday, October 12 2:30pm-4:30pm

Organizer’s house

Address will be sent to event attendees after registration, Portland

Organized By

John Thompson

Date of Event:

10.12

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Workshop | Paid $

Felt Mobiles & Stamping Workshop

Join us for an exhibition of felt mobiles at Queen Bee, and for a workshop on how to make your own stamp and stamped tea towels.

Saturday, October 12 4:00pm-7:00pm

Queen Bee

3961 N Williams Ave., Suite 101 Portland

Organized By

Rebecca Pearcy & Karen Thurman

Date of Event:

10.12

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Art opening/exhibition | Free

29th International Sculpture Conference Opening

Featuring artwork by Krista Cibis Textile Hive Artist in Residence

Saturday, October 12 5:00pm-8:00pm

Gallery 157, PNCA

Pacific Northwest College of Art, 511 NW Broadway Portland

Organized By

PNCA

Date of Event:

10.13

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Class/workshop | Sold Out

Badass HERstory Stitch-up and Craftivism Project

Together we’ll embroider an art installation that tells the stories of who we are as women and femme identifying folks. Th…

Sunday, October 13 12:00pm-3:00pm

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Cassandra Rosenthal

Date of Event:

10.15

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Felted Flower Workshop

A fast-paced workshop presenting techniques for constructing and wet felting sculptural flowers.

Tuesday, October 15 9:00am-5:00pm

Opulent Fibers

135 W Arlington St., Gladstone

Organized By

Kristy Kun

Date of Event:

10.15

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Lecture/talk | Free

SH/FT Artist Talk

Come hear from the winning designers of SH/FT present their work, talk about their inspiration and use of innovative material.

Tuesday, October 15 12:30pm-1:30pm

RACC

411 NW Park Ave , PORTLAND

Organized By

The Right Brain Initiative & RACC

Date of Event:

10.15

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Retail event | Free

Bed-ucation Open House

Join us for an evening of fiber knowledge with the French Quarter Fibrarians.

Tuesday, October 15 4:00pm-7:00pm

French Quarter Linens

530 NW 11th Ave., Portland

Organized By

French Quarter Linens

Date of Event:

10.16

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Lecture/talk | Paid $

20 Years of Practicing Zero Waste: Artist Talk

Enjoy networking, lunch, and a dynamic, thought-provoking presentation of an artist's 20-year navigation of practicing zero waste.

Wednesday, October 16 11:30am-2:00pm

The Stafford Retirement Community

1200 Overlook Dr, Lake Oswego

Organized By

Heidi Leugers & Reclaimed Wool

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

Date of Event:

10.16

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Lecture/talk | Free

Preserving Textiles: Made Easy

The beauty of preservation and conservation is that if we do our job well, no one will notice we’ve been there.

Wednesday, October 16 6:00pm-8:00pm

Kat + Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave., Portland

Organized By

Linda Edquist & Kat + Maouche

Date of Event:

10.16

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Class/workshop | Sold Out

Wine and Dye

Join us for an evening of wine, cheese, and hands-on fabric dyeing using only native ingredients!

Wednesday, October 16 6:00pm-9:00pm

Wacom Experience Center

1455 NW Irving St., Portland

Organized By

Creative Capital Design & Inside Fashion Design

Date of Event:

10.17

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Lecture/talk | Sold Out

The Amazing History of Scalamandré Fabrics

Join Michael Reper at Nest Showroom as he shares the amazing history of Scalamandré fabrics.

Thursday, October 17 4:00pm-6:00pm

Nest Showroom

2151 NW Front Ave., Portland

Organized By

Michael Reper

Date of Event:

10.18

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Lecture/talk | Paid $

The TUTA 100 anniversary

Join us as we revisit the TUTA a century later, revealing the promises of modern design and its consequences in the present.

Friday, October 18 4:00pm-7:00pm

Textile Hive

133 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 430 Portland

Organized By

Ophir El-Boher

Date of Event:

10.19

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Bird Art Indigo Painting and Collage for Kids

Join Ronna Fujisawa as she teaches kids the joy of bird art through indigo painting and collage.

Saturday, October 19 9:00am-12:00pm

Skyline Grange

11275 NW Skyline Blvd., Portland

Organized By

Salty Water Art

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 | Paid $

Dying Workshop with Locally Grown Indigo

Join Vibrant Valley Farm for a day of indigo and color storytelling!

Saturday, October 19 12:00pm-2:00pm

Cargo

81 SE Yamhill St, Portland

Organized By

Cargo & Vibrant Valley Farm

Date of Event:

10.19

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Class/workshop | Paid $

Zero Waste Workshop

Join us for a zero waste workshop focused on critical creative thinking as we deconstruct and use up all parts of a button…

Saturday, October 19 1:00pm-4:00pm

Textile Hive

133 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 430 Portland

Organized By

Reclaimed Wool & Textile Hive

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

Date of Event:

10.19

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Demonstration | Sold Out

Revive Designs and Upholstery Presents: Intro to Upholstery

Revive Upholstery will give a demonstration of basic upholstering techniques and a tour of their new showroom and facilities.

Saturday, October 19 4:00pm-7:00pm

Revive Upholstery

2030 N Willis Blvd., Portland

Organized By

Revive Upholstery

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 | Sold Out

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

about us

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

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 | Free

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

Date of Event:

11.14

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Lecture/talk | Free

Fibrevolution: American Linen Revival

This program will take place twice on the same day at 10 a.m. to noon and 7 to 9 p.m. Fibrevolution is a producer of high …

Thursday, November 14 7:00pm-9:00pm

Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland

Organized By

Portland Handweavers Guild

Date of Event:

11.17

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Workshop | Paid $

Felted Slippers with Seattle Artist Flora Carlile-Kovacs

Make a custom size, fitting pair of slippers is a great opportunity to learn how to make a 3-D object starting with a 2-D …

Sunday, November 17 9:30am-4:30pm

Made on 23rd Barn

15700 NW 23RD CT, 15700 NW 23RD CT Vancouver

Organized By

Made on 23rd

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