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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 our studio in Southeast Portland, Oregon.

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.

Anyone can try to learn something online or from a book. 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+)

Beginner's Watercolor Workshop- Spring Break Session

{This session is open to ages 10 and over} Come enjoy the beauty and calm of watercolor painting! In this very beginner friendly workshop you’ll learn about the basics of mixing and painting with watercolors. We’ll focus on creating a range of colors using the three primaries of red, yellow, and blue and techniques to apply the paint to paper. You’ll then spend the remainder of class painting an illustration of your choice from a selection of floral, fauna, and abstract images. No painting experience is required and all materials will be provided. Registration: Pre-registration and payment is required and the class fee is $45. Please go here to sign up: https://www.assemblypdx.com/beginners-watercolor-workshop

Succulent Terrarium Workshop - Spring Break Session

{This session is open to ages 10 and over} Green thumb or not… this class is for you! Enjoy this relaxed hands-on workshop where you’ll create a one-of-a-kind terrarium in a 6” open glass bowl to bring the outdoors in. Learn about the necessary ingredients and design for a happy and thriving succulent plant environment. Have fun customizing yours with the plants, sand, pebbles, moss, and other decorative items of your choosing. All necessary supplies provided! These little gardens are super easy to care for and exciting to watch develop over the following months and years. Registration: Pre-registration and payment is required and the class fee is $39. Please go here to sign up: https://www.assemblypdx.com/succulent-terrarium-workshop

Clay Dish Class - Spring Break Session

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{This session is open to ages 10 and over} Get your hands a little dirty as you learn how to work with a natural earth clay that air dries to a hard solid. We’ll explore techniques for coloring, marbling, and adding texture while you shape two small bowls. Finish off with a sealant and these catch-all dishes will be perfect to hold your easy-to-lose jewelry, keys or other trinkets. You’ll fall in love with this unique clay and the endless future projects it will inspire. Registration: Pre-registration and payment is required and the class fee is $45. Please go here to sign up: https://www.assemblypdx.com/clay-ring-dish-class-21817

Pressed Flower Collage Workshop

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Learn how to turn fresh flowers and foliage into everlasting works of art! In this hands-on class you’ll learn all about the process of flower pressing. This is a wonderful way to capture and preserve the inherent beauty of nature to decorate items such as jewelry, wall art, greeting cards, phone cases, and more! We’ll talk about the best plants to work with, how to prep them for the press, and demonstrate both quick and traditional methods of pressing. You’ll then spend the remainder of the workshop arranging a composition of pre-pressed dried flowers and foliage on glass tiles to create a unique set of botanical drink coasters. All supplies and equipment will be provided and you’re welcome to bring in a heavy book to take home some fresh flowers that you press yourself! Registration: Pre-registration and payment is required and the class fee is $45. Please go here to sign up: https://www.assemblypdx.com/pressed-flower-collage-workshop

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