Summer Quarter Craft & DIY Workshops, Classes, and Events


Classes at Shout House

Join us at Shout House, a lovely spot located in Portland’s Central Eastside Industrial District. You will enjoy the ample and well-lit space, central location, easy parking, and complimentary refreshments and snacks! And yes, this includes some adult beverages for those wishing to indulge a little. We couldn’t ask for a better spot to gather and create!


Shibori & Indigo Dye Workshop  - $49

Saturday, August 5, 2017, 1:00-4:00 PM
Shout House, Portland, Oregon

Get ready to get blue! In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of shibori-inspired folding and binding techniques to create beautiful patterns on fabric with a natural indigo dye. By the end of class, we will finish the dye process and you will be amazed as the stunning one-of-a-kind patterns are unfolded and revealed!    


Workshops at Perks of Art

Join us in Hillsboro at Perks of Art, an exciting new spot for those who live west of Portland. Students will enjoy this modern makers market, coffee house, and wine bar, located in Hillsboro’s up-and-coming downtown arts district. And for Portlanders who don’t want to make the drive, it’s only a block away from a MAX station!


Metal Stamping Jewelry Class  - $45

Saturday, July 22, 2017

1:00-3:00 PM (SOLD OUT)

4:00-6:00 PM (AVAILABLE)

Perks of Art, Hillsboro, Oregon

In this hands-on workshop you’ll learn the basics of stamping on metal to create personalized jewelry and accessories. We’ll discuss the necessary metalworking tools and materials needed and get right to work practicing the technique. Have fun stamping out meaningful names, dates, or your favorite inspiring or snarky sentiment. You’ll leave with your new pieces ready to wear and the decision to give them as thoughtful custom gifts or to keep for yourself!  

Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop  - $45

Saturday, August 12, 2017, 1:00-3:00 PM
Perks of Art, Hillsboro, Oregon

Macrame, a 70’s icon, has made a comeback in a big way! Come learn and practice the fundamental knots that can be used to create decorative and functional shapes, while you create a modern wall hanging to adorn your home. The foundational knotty skill set learned in this class will certainly set you on your way to creating future tapestries, plant hangers, and more!


Workshops at Gallery Nucleus Portland

Join us at Nucleus Portland, a locally run gallery on Hawthorne aspiring to connect the art community through exhibitions, special events, and libations. Students will be inspired by this bright and modern creative setting and are encouraged to enjoy a beverage from the bar, including beer, wine, and cider as well as non-alcoholic drinks.


Glass Etching Workshop - $45

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 6:00-8:00 PM  
Nucleus Portland, Portland, Oregon

Make your own pieces of functional art as you learn glass etching, a chemical process that leaves a permanent waterproof design on the surface. Learn about multiple techniques and insider tips on getting the perfect etched design. During this hands-on class you will be provide with the materials, tools, and a variety of design stencils needed to create two personalized pint, cocktail, or wine glasses.


For a limited time, sign up for this workshop with a friend (or friends) and receive 15% off registration! 

Leather Mason Jar Coozie Class - $49

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 6:00-8:00 PM  
Nucleus Portland, Portland, Oregon

Learn how fun and easy it is to work with leather!  Become familiar with how to stitch, rivet, and tool one of nature’s most durable and beautiful materials. You’ll leave with a unique thermal sleeve with your own design that will transform a standard mason jar into a personalized camp mug that’s perfect for hot and cold drinks!  This one is perfect for those with very little or no leatherworking experience.

Stay tuned as we add more to the calendar!

Even more to come...

Paper Marbling * Bookmaking * Lip Balm * Cheesemaking * Screen Printing * Rope Bowls * Pet Toys * Candlemaking * Concrete Casting * Terrariums * Perfumery * Woodburning * Ceramics * Knitting * Crochet * Needle Felting * Paper Cuts 

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