Guilds for pottery, metal, beads, wood, glass will also showcase works

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - This satin scarf is an example of Bonnie Garlingtons weavings, which will be for sale at the Portland Handweavers Guild annual sale May 2-4.

Handweavers Plus, the annual sale of the Portland Handweavers Guild, will be held May 2 through 4 at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Blvd., Portland.

The event showcases the work of more than 40 regional textile artists. Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

Local artists selling at the event include Bonnie Garlington of West Linn, Kathy Sengenberger of Lake Oswego and Margaret Zeps of Wilsonville.

“This is a once-a-year opportunity to browse and purchase unique, handmade fiber art ranging from wearable art to useful table linens to decorative basketry,” said Zeps. “Choose from one-of-a-kind jackets, scarves, shawls, placemats, blankets, rugs, bead weaving, baskets, both functional and sculptural, yarn and much more.”

The event is part of Gathering of the Guilds, the annual sales of the Oregon Potters Association Ceramics Showcase, the Creative Metal Arts Guild, the Oregon Glass Guild, the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers and the Portland Bead Society.

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