PORTLAND MADE POP-UP! Marketing & Brand Strategy
May
7
1:00 pm13:00

PORTLAND MADE POP-UP! Marketing & Brand Strategy

  • ADX PRO

If you are an emerging business who’s ready to turn your ideas into a reality. Or, an established brand that isn’t seeing the level of success you hoped for and is ready to reevaluate your strategy and approach, THIS is for you. Led by Brittany Sierra, in this 3-hour workshop, you’ll learn clear, step-by-step strategies to create a business that allows you to live your passion full-time and make real money doing what you love.

You'll Learn

- How to use your story to determine your purpose and create an incredible brand, 3 steps to determining your brand message, How to create a die-hard community around your brand, How to stand out in a saturated market and set yourself apart.

- How to create a digital marketing strategy using social media, your blog, and your newsletter to drive traffic to your website and boost sales.

- How to attract paying customers, How to create engaging content, How to create buzz and hype around your brand

Workshop Fee: $110 - $125

This workshop is collaboratively brought to you by Portland Made as part of the Building Blocks Business Development Series.

 SF POP-UP! Sewing 102: Learn To Sew A Waxed Canvas And Leather Tote Bag
May
19
7:00 pm19:00

SF POP-UP! Sewing 102: Learn To Sew A Waxed Canvas And Leather Tote Bag

  • WorkshopSF

In this Sewing 102 class, you will put your sewing skills to work and sew up a beautiful waxed canvas + leather tote bag! This rugged, stylish, and versatile tote will be made of waxed canvas, and offer the capacity to handle carrying your laptop, books, and other daily essentials. Not only will you go home with a tote that you made from start-to-finish, you will also learn indispensable bag sewing techniques for handling heavy-weight fabric on a home sewing machine. You will also learn how to attach leather handles with quick-set brads. We will have field tan, burgundy, and gray colors available for waxed canvas top colors. All totes will have black bottoms.

Workshop Fee: $95

SF POP-UP! Bag Making Bootcamp For Beginners: Learn To Construct A Waxed Canvas Travel Bag
May
20
11:00 am11:00

SF POP-UP! Bag Making Bootcamp For Beginners: Learn To Construct A Waxed Canvas Travel Bag

  • WorkshopSF

In this day-long bootcamp class, you will learn to construct a versatile, durable waxed canvas travel bag that stands up to all the elements, whether you’re traveling the globe or just making your way downtown. You will learn indispensable bag making skills and techniques, such as sewing with heavy fabrics, working with inner linings and interfacing, attaching hardware (swivel snaps, sliders, D-rings, and brads) with industrial tools, constructing pockets, and making cross body straps and bag handles. These new skills can be applied using a home sewing machine, and will prove vital as you embark on future bag making projects!

Workshop Fee: $180

WILDCRAFT POP-UP! The Art of Mending
Jun
3
10:00 am10:00

WILDCRAFT POP-UP! The Art of Mending

  • Wildcraft West Portland Studio

Extend the life of your clothing, while creating functional art and building vital and utilitarian sewing skills. This workshop series focuses on the multi-functional use of hand sewing to transform your well-loved threads into beautifully mended, unique pieces of clothing. Over the course of the class, you will learn how to turn the chore of mending into a creative act as we cover beginning hand-sewing techniques and a variety of hand-sewing stitches. We will dig deeper into the art of mending by incorporating Japanese Boro patchworking techniques, as well as learning how to work with a variety of fabrics. Bring a denim jacket, jeans, a tote bag, or anything else you want to add patchwork to.

Workshop Fee: $120 + $15 Materials


SF POP-UP! Sewing 102: Learn To Sew A Waxed Canvas And Leather Tote Bag
Apr
14
7:00 pm19:00

SF POP-UP! Sewing 102: Learn To Sew A Waxed Canvas And Leather Tote Bag

  • WorkshopSF

In this Sewing 102 class, you will put your sewing skills to work and sew up a beautiful waxed canvas + leather tote bag! This rugged, stylish, and versatile tote will be made of waxed canvas, and offer the capacity to handle carrying your laptop, books, and other daily essentials. Not only will you go home with a tote that you made from start-to-finish, you will also learn indispensable bag sewing techniques for handling heavy-weight fabric on a home sewing machine. You will also learn how to attach leather handles with quick-set brads. We will have field tan, burgundy, and gray colors available for waxed canvas top colors. All totes will have black bottoms.

Workshop Fee: $95