Oregon Textile Arts Programs / Schools

University of Oregon

Offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in fiber arts. For more info, go to 


Additional Resources

Ruthie’s Weaving Studio - WAIT LIST

Ruthie’s offers individual instruction in weaving for weavers at any level.  503-232-7328

Fiber Rhythm

Portland’s Fiber Rhythm offers classes in Rigid Heddle loom, knitting, spinning and more.

Assembly PDX

Assembly offers hands-on modern craft & DIY workshops in various social spaces in the Portland, Oregon area. With Assembly, you'll have a fun night out with all the instruction, materials, and tools necessary for you to complete a project that you will be proud of… all you need to do is show up! Come by yourself, bring a friend, or even a date. It's hard to go wrong when you're enjoying a drink and making cool stuff.

Damascus School of Arts and Craft - WAIT LIST

Housed in a two-room schoolhouse over a century old, the Damascus Fiber Arts School offers continuing classes in the art and craft of handwoven tapestry.

Indigo Dye and Fiber Works

An east side venue for Indigo and other natural dyes.  Joel Weber’s Dye Studio, Indigo Dye and Fiber Works. Contact Joel for information: weaveIII@hotmail.com

Eugene Textile Center

Visit Eugene Textile Center’s retail shop for equipment and materials for the fiber arts, as well as studios for weaving and surface design. We offer classes and studio support for anyone with an interest in handweaving, surface design on cloth, and other non-woven fiber techniques.

Shop our online store for books, looms, spinning wheels, fibers, yarns, dyes, paints, used equipment, and even educational toys for the next generation of artists.

Multnomah Arts Center

Offers classes for children and adults in art, dance, theatre, music, and a variety of crafts, including weaving and spinning.

Pam Patrie Studios (Tapestry)

Ocean from nearby view point! Pam Patrie hosts participants with a series of intensive creative work sessions throughout the year in her coastal cabin in Oregon.

Northwest Wools

Want to join a fun group of like-minded folks and get help with your individual projects? Then our Group Classes are for you!
Call us at 503-244-5024 or stop by the store to get more information and to sign up for any of these classes!

Classes in crocheting, knitting, spinning and weaving.

Natalie Novak / Combed Thunder (Tapestry)

I offer a variety of workshops in Portland, OR, the Pacific Northwest (and beyond!) throughout the year to explore tapestry weaving in it’s many forms.  With the right tools and a few essential skills and techniques, you’ll soon have everything you need to explore weaving in your own way.


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Promoting excellence in handweaving, spinning and other fiber arts for over 70 years