Events

April 2018

April 17 | PDX Design Week | Connecting Threads: Rebuilding our Domestic Apparel System

“Join us for a panel discussion around those who are striving to build local production, from farm to fiber. By strengthening the connections between the passionate, hardworking people that power our local fiber economy, we hope to position the Pacific Northwest to meet the demand for domestic, thoughtfully produced and environmentally responsible fiber, textiles, and apparel. Panelists will share their experience, current projects, and what’s being done to foster growth within their industry. Apparel professionals, land stakeholders, manufacturing specialists, and anyone interested in the farm-to-fiber movement, you’re invited.”

Learn more about this event here.

  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • EcoTrust | 721 NW 9th
  • $55, 20% of proceeds will go to PNW Fibershed

April 27 | Knitting Culture with Jess Schreibstein

Jess Schreibstein will speak with us about her weaving residency in Oaxaca and how her work as a painter influences her work with textiles.

  • 6:30-8:00 PM (doors open at 6)
  • Taborspace | 5441 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR
  • Sliding scale admission, $5-$10 – tickets available online and at the door


February 2018

February 15-18 | Madrona Fiber Arts | Tacoma, WA

Brooklyn Tweed is a vendor at the 2018 Madrona Fiber Arts Yarn & Fiber Marketplace.

February 23 | Knitting Culture: featuring Chelsea Heffner, founder of WildCraft Studios | Portland, OR

A talk with Chelsea Heffner, founder of WildCraft Studios.

  • 6:30-8:00 PM (doors open at 6)
  • Taborspace | 5441 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR


Previous Events

April 17 | PDX Design Week | Connecting Threads: Rebuilding our Domestic Apparel System

“Join us for a panel discussion around those who are striving to build local production, from farm to fiber. By strengthening the connections between the passionate, hardworking people that power our local fiber economy, we hope to position the Pacific Northwest to meet the demand for domestic, thoughtfully produced and environmentally responsible fiber, textiles, and apparel. Panelists will share their experience, current projects, and what’s being done to foster growth within their industry. Apparel professionals, land stakeholders, manufacturing specialists, and anyone interested in the farm-to-fiber movement, you’re invited.” Learn more here.

  • 5:30-8:30 PM
  • Eco-Trust | 721 nw 9th, Portland, Oregon 97209
  • $55, 20% of proceeds will go to PNW Fibershed

April 27 | Knitting Culture with Jess Schreibstein

Jess Schreibstein will speak with us about her weaving residency in Oaxaca and how her work as a painter influences her work with textiles.

  • 6:30-8:00 PM, doors open at 6:00
  • Taborspace, upstairs Copeland Commons
  • Sliding scale admission, $5-$10

October 7, 2017 | Eileen Fisher | Bellevue, WA

Eileen Fisher is hosting Brooklyn Tweed at their Bellevue store on October 7.

October 13, 2017 | Knitting Culture Featuring Rebecca Burgess of Fibershed | Portland, OR

A talk with Rebecca Burgess of Fibershed about soil health, land-based economies, and connecting people-to-place through handwork What is Fibershed? Fibershed develops regional and regenerative fiber systems on behalf of independent working producers, by expanding opportunities to implement carbon farming, forming catalytic foundations to rebuild regional manufacturing, and through connecting end-users to farms and ranches through public education.

  • 6:30-8:30 PM (doors open at 6)
  • Multnomah Arts Center | 7688 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR
  • Free admission
  • RSVP here 
  • Can’t join us in person? Visit this page to listen live on 10/13!

October 28, 2017 | Jared Flood at The Websters | Ashland, OR

Join Jared, on October 28 at The Websters in Ashland Oregon. Jared will be sharing his knitting inspiration and the history of Brooklyn Tweed yarns from 11am – 3pm.

November 3-5, 2017 | Vogue Knitting Live | Seattle, WA

Jared Flood with be at the Churchmouse booth at Vogue Knitting Live during the following times:

Friday 11/03: Noon – 4pm
Saturday 11/04: Noon – 5pm
Sunday 11/510am –  1pm

November 9, 2017 | Knitting Culture | Portland, OR

A talk with the Brooklyn Tweed Design Team

  • 6:30-8:00 PM (doors open at 6)
  • Taborspace | 5441 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR
  • Free admission

January 26, 2018 | Knitting Culture: featuring the PNW Fibershed | Portland, OR

A talk with our local PNW Fibershed about sustainable and regenerative textile systems that empower local farmers, makers, and wearers.

  • 6:30-8:00 PM (doors open at 6)
  • Taborspace | 5441 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR
  • Tickets available online here and at the door.