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Join us for our upcoming workshops and events! Assembly offers hands-on modern craft & DIY meet-ups, workshops, and events in-person in our studio in Southeast Portland, Oregon and also online via the Zoom platform.

Learn new skills and make something with your hands in a fun social environment. The activities are perfect for beginners and designed to empower your creativity and pique your interest in potential new hobbies.

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.

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Upcoming events (5)

Acrylic Pour Painting Workshop

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Whether you want to call it fluid art, liquid art, or acrylic pouring, there’s nothing more satisfying than creating abstract masterpieces by letting pigment run amok. In this relaxing workshop you’ll explore acrylic pour painting, a type of fluid art that utilizes motion and contrast to create abstract color paintings. There are endless creative possibilities thanks to the different ways to combine acrylic paints and there’s something so satisfying about watching it spill across a surface. During this class you’ll learn about color blending, proper ratios for mixing with a paint medium, practice different pouring styles, and learn how to create a masterpiece while in motion. You’ll leave with an 11x14 finished canvas that once dry will be ready to hang!! Registration: Pre-registration and payment is required and the class fee is $55. Please go here to sign up: https://assemblypdx.com/products/acrylic-pour-painting-workshop Studio Safety Precautions: *Small class sizes (3-9 people) to allow for 6+ ft social distancing between seats *Face coverings required *Individual supply kits *Tons of cleaning and the hand sanitizer is plentiful!

Shibori & Indigo Dye Workshop

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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 indigo dye. We’ll discuss setting up the vat and spend time preparing our materials for dyeing. By the end of class, we will finish the dye process and you'll be amazed as the stunning one-of-a-kind patterns are unfolded and revealed! Tea towels and tote bags will be provided and other dyeable items will be available for purchase. You may bring one small item of your own to dye, which must be of a natural fiber such as cotton or silk. No large items like sheets or fabric yardage. There may be some drips, so wearing clothes and shoes that you wouldn’t mind getting stained is encouraged! Registration: Pre-registration and payment is required and the class fee is $60. Please go here to sign up: https://www.assemblypdx.com/shibori-indigo-dye-workshop-8517 Studio Safety Precautions: *Small class sizes (3-9 people) to allow for 6+ ft social distancing between seats *Face coverings required *Individual supply kits *Tons of cleaning and the hand sanitizer is plentiful!

Pyrography Wood Burning Workshop

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In this workshop you'll craft a custom wood cutting board using the art of pyrography-- don’t worry, it’s nothing illegal! You’ll learn the basic techniques of decorative wood burning, which, although dating back centuries, can be expressed with fun, contemporary designs. Using a pen-like burning tool, you’ll work on small wood pieces to practice the basic technique. Next you’ll move on to your masterpiece, etching a custom design (templates provided) onto a 13.5”x7.5” premium wood board that you can use for general food chopping or serving. All supplies and equipment provided. Registration: Pre-registration and payment is required and the class fee is $55. Please go here to sign up: https://www.assemblypdx.com/pyrography-wood-burning-workshop Studio Safety Precautions: *Small class sizes (3-9 people) to allow for 6+ ft social distancing between seats *Face coverings required *Individual supply kits *Tons of cleaning and the hand sanitizer is plentiful!

[in-person] Dried Flower Wreath Making Class

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Learn the basics of floral arranging, flower drying, and wreath building while you create a modern dried flower wreath to celebrate the summer harvest. Dried flowers are fun to work with, look amazing, and they last practically forever! In class you’ll create your own custom 12” wreath ready to hang and leave with the inspiration to make one for every season. All supplies, tools, and equipment provided. Registration: Pre-registration and payment is required and the class fee is $60. Please go here to sign up: https://assemblypdx.com/products/dried-flower-wreath-making-workshop Studio Safety Precautions: *Small class sizes (3-9 people) to allow for 6+ ft social distancing between seats *Face coverings required *Individual supply kits *Tons of cleaning and the hand sanitizer abounds!

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[in-person] Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

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