Join me for a two-hour workshop that focuses on one of many inspiring Japanese hand-craft techniques- sashiko. The literal translation means “small stabs,” an intricate, somewhat tedious technique that was once used in boro-style mending. Sashiko became a widely used decorative stitching technique and is still practiced today. In the US and around the world, it’s being resurrected as a mending technique used on jeans- but it’s so much more than that. Join me for a two-hour session that digs deeper into the practice of sashiko. We’ll cover:
-laying out and preparing a pattern
-history of sashiko in Japan and around the world
My goal with all of the teaching I do is to help preserve the authenticity and practice of hand-craft and sashiko is one of my favorite workshops to offer.