Textile Arts Programs

Oregon Schools offering degree programs in textile arts:


Oregon College of Art and Craft

Offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in fiber arts. Techniques and processes studied include surface design, weaving, multi-dimensional fiber construction, embroidery, felting, papermaking, dyeing, and alternative processes. Community education classes are also available.   http://www.ocac.edu/

University of Oregon

Offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in fiber arts.

For more info, go to admissions.uoregon.edu/majors/fibers


Additional Instructional Resources


Multnomah Arts Center

Offers classes for children and adults in art, dance, theatre, music, and a variety of crafts, including weaving and spinning.                  http://www.multnomahartscenter.org/


Damascus School of Arts and Craft

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.    http://www.damascusfiberartsschool.com/Home.htm


Ruthie’s Weaving Studio

Ruthie's offers individual instruction in weaving for weavers at any level.  503-232-7328  ruthiesweavingstudio.iwarp.com/


Indigo Dye and Fiber Works

An Eastside 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.   http://www.eugenetextilecenter.com/


Twisted Yarn Shop
Portland's Twisted Yarn Shop offers classes in Rigid Heddle Loom and Tapestry weaving. They also feature Schacht Cricket and Flip looms for sale or rent, Beka frame looms and other small looms and tools. shop


Please search for more classes in your area. There are often more classes going on than we cannot keep track of.  


Handweavers Guild


General Meetings

2nd Thursday

of each month*

September – June


*any changes in this schedule

will be noted in the box

to the left



Morning meeting:

Doors open at

9:30 am


Meeting Begins

10:00 am


Evening meeting:

Doors open at

6:30 pm


Meeting begins

7:00 pm



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Sylvia's Oaxaca trip