Sew Rope Baskets - $45; $30/child 7yr+ (w/adult)
Friday, April 17th, 6:30pm-8:30pm OR
Sunday, May 10th, 3:00pm-5:00pm OR
Friday, June 12th, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Join us to make custom rope baskets in the sizes you need with the colors and trimmings you like. We’ll have leather, fabric, and threads that allow you to make truly unique bowls. No sewing experience necessary. Everyone can use these & they make excellent gift baskets! It’s a relaxing and creative activity to boot!
Come on your own or bring a kid (best for ages 7 and up). Allow 2 hours, but additional supplies will be available for purchase so you can stay as long as 3 if you want to make more!
Metal Stamping - $55; $40/child 8yr+ (w/adult)
Saturday, April 18th, 11:00am-1:00pm
Learn how to use metal stamps to create original jewelry pieces, bottle openers, or key chains. We'll have a variety of letter and graphic stamps available for you to make your own designs. You'll leave with 2 finished creations to wear, use or gift! Come on your own or bring a kid (best for ages 8 and up).
Woodburning - $50; $40/child 8yr+ (w/adult)
Friday, March 13th, 6:30pm-8:30pm OR
Saturday, April 18th, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Learn pyrography techniques to create original designs on wood items including frames, cutting boards and wall hangings. This technique is fun and versatile- you'll get that campfire feeling with the smell of burning wood and creation in the air!
Learn to Sew: Zipper Pouch - $50; $30/child 7yr+ (w/adult)
Sunday, April 19th 10:30am-1:00pm
(Arrive 10:30am for sewing tutorial, 11:00am if not needed)
Learn to sew a zipper pouch! Great for beginners and experienced sewists alike, you'll leave this workshop with a versatile zipper pouch made out of fashionable organic cotton or Japanese fabrics and some new sewing know-how! Beginners should plan to arrive by the start time to receive a full sewing orientation, while experienced sewists can arrive 30 minutes later.
The First Friday of Every Month, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Open house
Come one, come all and join us for First Fridays at Portland Craft Bar! Each month we select a small art or craft to do in the studio. Come anytime between 6pm and 8pm to take a look at what we're doing and join in and do it yourself! No need to register or RSVP, just show up and give it a try. Watch our Facebook and Instagram feeds to find out what we're doing each month.
March 6th: We're pulling out our watercolors and fun paint modifiers and getting ready to play! Join us to make your own watercolor bookmark or tag! Watercolors are a fabulous way to play with color and texture. Make a design or paint a picture- we'll be here with tips and tricks and all the supplies you need.
Stay to visit the other awesome open art studios in our building and start your month off right! Open to all ages.
*In collaboration with East Creative Collective and First Friday PDX.