Welcome to the TextileX resource guide—a growing effort created to map out and connect the vibrant textile community and resources in the Portland metro area and beyond. The foundation of this guide was built from the diversity of organizations that participate in the Portland TextileX Month festival every October.

Development of and funding for this guide have been provided by Textile Hive with additional funding from a RACC catalyst grant in 2019.

We encourage you to contribute additional resources through this form and consider becoming a member of TextileX to help further develop this resource guide as well as Portland TextileX Month.


Heritage School of Interior Design


Our interior design school, located in the heart of Portland, provides aspiring designers the opportunity to cultivate their natural design talents through hands-on learning programs in a supportive classroom environment. Our curriculum enables students to transform their passion into an extraordinary design portfolio. Students build confidence as they acquire the knowledge and skills required to succeed professionally in the industry.

 classes  interior design


Kate Blairstone


Kate creates from her home studio in Portland, Oregon, where her family, kitchen and garden are always within reach.

She believes we are deserving of color and pattern in our lives and that they can be harnessed to tell our stories, create connection, and inspire joy in our homes, communities and around the world.

 interior design  surface design  visual art


Made on 23rd


Made On 23rd is a modern design workshop specializing in hand-crafted textiles. Our products are block printed by traditional processes by skilled artists.

 block print  interior design  workshops


Michelle Freedman


Michelle Freedman is a Portland, Oregon based designer, teacher, and maker. Her recent quilt designs have been published in Quiltmaker, Fons & Porter’s Quick + Easy Quilts, and McCall’s Quilting and have been featured in the Quilting Daily Quilted Jacket Workshop and the cover of Sew News magazine. On weekdays she designs quilts and works as the marketing, graphic design, and website manager for Maywood Studio. When she isn’t sewing or drawing, you can find her tending to her dye garden or writing that mystery novel she hopes to publish one day. Michelle has a BFA in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design. She co-authored the Book How the West Was Worn which accompanied an exhibit of the same name at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. She loves to combine her love of fashion and textile history in her quilt designs. Find her online at stitchwellandprosper.com

 interior design  quilting  textile art


Mujer Woo


Youkyung Kaycee Woo was born in South Korea, achieved a BFA diploma at Parsons School of Design as a fashion design student in New York. Also, Kaycee studied textile design at Central Saints Martin in London UK for almost one year. She has been working as a textile and fashion designer since she graduated in 2019. Besides, she opened her textile workshop in New York City. Currently, she is working on tufting art installations for exhibitions and several art projects in New York and South Korea. Also, she opens workshops for art and textile students who want to learn tufting techniques. MUJER WOO, Youkyung's fashion and home interior design brand, embraces time-honored techniques with her bold but feminine textile design and a modern sensibility to create unique and feminine pieces for all different ages of women. Indeed, MUJER WOO's priority is producing sustainable living products and tufting artwork. All the tufting works are hand-made and made with 100% New Zealand Tex wool. Also, the brand has sustainable and unique shapes of soap for a zero-waste living. The designer wants customers to be intelligent, confident, and love themselves through the contemporary feminine garment and sustainable products, consider the environment, and love other people.

 fashion  interior design  sustainability  tufting  wool


Nest Showroom


Founded by international interior designer Michael Reper in 2009, the Nest Showroom reflects what he, as a designer with thirty-five year’s experience in all aspects of the business, and an in-depth knowledge of design, wanted his ideal showroom to be; a complete and exceptional resource for Northwest designers with staff who understand his obsession for quality.

 interior design  textile design


Revive Upholstery


Revive Designs and Upholstery was established in Portland, Oregon in 2011. Specializing in heirloom furniture, including vintage re-upholstery, mid-century antique commercial design, bespoke product.

 interior design  sustainability  textile design  textile reuse  upholstery