Events: October 2018

Emily Katz teaching Macrame in Philadelphia

This month is shaping up to be one of those months that sneaks up on you. It seemed like a soft entering into autumn, but all of a sudden is filled to the brim with events!

From NYC to Portland, and even a LIVE STREAM, which means you can watch online from anywhere in the world.

Click though to see what we are up to and join us!

October 16th, NYC and EVERYWHERE 

Brit+Co #CreateGood Panel

Creative voices talk about the power of art, its importance beyond entertaining audiences, and how it can shape real-world change.

Speakers include: Founder, Design*Sponge and Good Company Magazine Grace Bonney, Founder of Modern Macramé Emily Katz, artist and designer Malene Barnett, poet and authorYrsa Daley-Ward, members of the Art Hoe Collective, Gabrielle Richardson, Anajah Hamilton, and Jheyda McGarrel, and obé fitness instructors The Rickey Sisters.

You can live stream the talks from EVERYWHERE!

Click here for more info. 

October 22nd, Portland, Oregon


Join me and some amazing women for a Shop Our Closet event Oct. 22nd at
Unionpine from 6-9pm. 
Come mingle with your beautiful PDX community, there will be sips and bites and lots of shopping including women's, children's and homewares as well. 
Bring your own cup if you'd like to drink some wine as we're trying to make this a zero-waste event! 
We are asking for a door donation of $5 which will go to Rosehaven,shelter & community center for women, children & genderfluid folks experiencing the trauma of poverty and abuse in Portland. 
OR you can bring an item from their wish list (travel size shampoo/conditioner, razors, toothpaste, toothbrushes, new packages of socks or underware, new or gently used jeans or rain gear) we will also have a $5 sale bin benefitting Rose Haven as well. 
Hope to see you there to shop for a good cause. 
Emily Katz Custom macrame (photo: laura dart)
October 25-27th, Portland, Oregon 



Dates: Thursday, October 25 – 4-6pm (opening Party),

Friday, October 26- 4-6pm,

Saturday, October 27 11-6

CONTEMPORARY THREADS : features a lineup of local and regional textile artists during Portland Textile Month October 2018. Join us
on Thursday, October 25 from 4-6 pm for our opening party and first to shop opportunity.

Plus, don’t miss Kat+Maouche’s talk at 5 pm on THE HISTORY OF BERBER RUGS AS CULTURAL
OBJECTS. Friday and Saturday shop handcrafted soft goods, watch textile demonstrations and more. Talk with contemporary artists focused on elevating textile creativity and awareness in
PDX. Meet and chat with Katherine Entis as she takes knits and wovens to the next level and Emily Katz who’s macrame manifesto is teach, inspire and collaborate around the world.

Purchase a signed copy of her new book Modern Macrame: 33 Stylish Projects for Your Handmade Home. Other participating textile professionals include LeBrie Rich of Penfelt, Gloria
Freshley, Tricia Langman, Patty Benson, Sarah Wertzberger, Natalie Novak and more.


(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Kat & Maouche

33 NW 4th Ave, Portland, OR


We work Opening Party

October 25th, Portland, Oregon


Join us as we celebrate WeWork's newest location in Portland at the historic Power + Light building. Get ready break out your best monster mash at our Halloween-themed affair featuring some of our favorite local organizations.

Underdog Railroad Rescue will showcase adoptable dogs dressed in their All Hallows' Eve best, WeWork member, " will screen print custom tees on site, and Emily Katz of Modern Macrame will create a live installation to be raffled off at the end of the night!

Enjoy drinks from Stoller Winery and Deschutes Brewery, bites from Verde Cocina, and dance to tunes from DJ Kid Forever during this can't miss event!



We hope to see you at some of these events! Stay tuned for next month, we have three workshops coming up! Two in the LA area and one in Portland.