Events – Classes

Please note:

All in-person classes are currently canceled due to the guidelines from Governor Brown for health and safety.

Thank you for your understanding. 

We will make announcements as soon as this changes. Please contact us with any questions.

folded pieces of Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool with the words

  • Registration for our classes is done either through Portland Community College or directly through the Woolen Mill Store.  All classes take place at the Woolen Mill Store, regardless of how registration is done.
  • To register for a PCC class, either call 971-722-6266, or visit www.pcc.edu. You can find our classes under the Non-Credit Classes schedule or by searching for the keyword “Pendleton”.
  • To register for a class offered directly through the Woolen Mill Store, you can call us at 503-535-5786, or visit us at the store, at 8500 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Portland, OR 97222.
  • We also offer private lessons for single students and small groups at $25 per person per hour. Cost of materials is not included. If you just need a space to work, we offer use of our cutting tables for $7 per hour. Call the store at (503) 535-5786 to schedule a private lesson or time to use our equipment.

View all upcoming events here on our CALENDAR!

Classes for Sewing and Crafting

Free tutorial!

Screen shot from a free online tutorial for sewing a jacquard wool Pendleton tote bag. A blonde woman holds p the finished bag, she is seated next to a sewing machine.

Join us for a webinar class! Get up close and personal to a work in progress, and make an easy-to-sew tote out of Pendleton wool fabric. All materials used in this tutorial are available to order by phone from our store.

Click here to see the class:
Jacquard Tote Bag Class

If you need information about materials used, or have any questions, please give us a call at (503) 535-5786.

PCC Classes

These classes are taught at our store, but registration is done through Portland Community College, where they are offered for credit. Register through Portland Community College www.pcc.edu or call (971)-722-6266 to register

rug classPCC Wool Rug Crochet Beginner Class – Turn trash into treasure by crocheting Pendleton wool selvages (mill production scraps from their NW mills) into a thick, fluffy rug that the whole family will love. You can make a good sized rug in two hours or less. Registration required through Portland Community College www.pcc.edu or call (971)-722-6266 to register. $50.00

needlefelting classPCC Beginning Needle Felting – Needle felting is a fun way to add flat decorative detail to garments and accessories. Felt a tracery border on a lapel, flowers for a hat, or make a toy for a friend using just needles and Pendleton Colorplay carded wool. Also an excellent medium for season and holiday crafts! Basic techniques will be covered for both applique and sculptural needle felting. Registration required through Portland Community College www.pcc.edu or call (971)-722-6266 to register. $50.00

Woolen Mill Store Classes, register through our store

These classes are taught at our store. Please contact the store directly to register.

Two pillows made with Pendleton wool, one in black and white, one in turquoise and pink. A pair of scissors and some felt binding in front of them.WMS Throw Pillow Class – Enhance your sewing skills and your home décor! Pillows are an easy way to bring a little Pendleton into your home. Make a 16” x16” square back flap pillow, bind with wool binding in the fabric of your choice. Includes instruction and all materials. Space is limited; reserve your spot now at (503) 535-5786. $60.00

Two footstools, one covered in white fabric, one covered in red patterned Pendleton wool.
WMS Stool and Slip Cover Intermediate Class – Choose your favorite Pendleton lightweight fabric to slipcover a contemporary IKEA Nils stool frame http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/80140129/ Intermediate class, some skill required. Cost includes stool frame, choice of fabric, stool cover pattern and instruction. Call to reserve a machine or bring your own. Limited spots available, reserve your spot (503) 535-5786. $ 125.00

Roll of Pendleton fabric in blue and white, next to two stacks of folded Pendleton wool fabrics, scissors.WMS Table Runner Class – Learn to bind a Table runner made with Pendleton Jacquard fabric, an important class for binding and mitering corners–the key to professional results when sewing with Pendleton jacquard fabrics. Makes any table look beautiful! All levels of sewing skill are encouraged. Call to register and reserve a sewing machine (503) 535-5786. $60

WMS_HermonJoyner_F18 (33)WMS Beginning Blanket Binding – Make a wool blanket with Pendleton fabric, learn to apply wool binding and miter corners on the fabric of your choice. All levels of sewing skill are encouraged. Call (503) 535-5786 to register and reserve a sewing machine or let us know if you will be bringing your own, class space is limited. $199.00 

WMS Crib Blanket – Make a keepsake baby blanket while learning to apply and miter corners with our wool blend felt binding, choice of 4 un-napped patterns, and includes free name/birthdate embroidery or monogram. Finished size: 32” x 44” All levels of sewing skill are encouraged. Call to register and reserve a sewing machine (503) 535-5786. $69.00

WMS Pin Cushion – Make a round adorable, easy pin cushion with your choice of jacquard fabrics. Great gift idea for your favorite sewer or to jazz up your sewing area. $20.00

Awesome Jacket Construction – Make your own one-of-a-kind jacket with your choice of Pendleton jacquard fabric! Super easy and customizable Awesome Jacket pattern is perfect for our native-inspired prints. Call (503) 535-5786 to register and reserve a sewing machine or let us know if you will be bringing your own, class space is limited.

WMS Woven Pillow – Learn the basics of plain weave using Pendleton Felt Binding to make a pillow front. Then complete a finished pillow, 13.5” x 16”, using the envelope method for the back with a lightweight flannel.  Instruction and kit (all materials) included. Space is limited; reserve your spot now at (503) 535-5786. Cost: $60.00

Everyday Bucket – Learn to make these fun buckets using beautiful Pendleton Blanket Weight Wool Jacquard.  These buckets will surely become a favorite DIY project as a gift or to keep for your own!  In class you get to l choose your own wool and will have enough to take home and make 2 more buckets! Come join in the fun and learn a few new sewing tricks at the same time. Space is limited; reserve your spot now at (503) 535-5786. Cost: $ 75.00

For questions, call the Woolen Mill Store at (503) 535-5786 or email us at WoolenMillStore@penwool.com