Sashiko and Boro Stitching on Upscaled Textiles
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Sashiko and Boro Stitching on Upscaled Textiles - July 20th from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Sold Out
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Sashiko and Boro Stitching on Upscaled Textiles - July 20th from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Sold Out
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Workshop Instructor: Vallorie Henderson

Students will learn the ancient Japanese mending technique referred to as “Boro” on repurposed textile fragments, utilizing a straight running stitch called Sashiko or “little stabs”. All students will complete three work samples suitable for framing or including in larger scale stitching projects at home.

• Location: Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea (Board Room) - 200 Artisan Way

• Date/Time: July 20th from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM OR from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

• Break: NA

• Total Hours: 3 hours

• Price: $58.00 (Includes all materials and supplies.)

• Age: 18 & Up

• Difficulty: Beginner

• Class Size: 12 Max

• Take Home: Three 12” square cotton work samples suitable for framing or inclusion in larger stitching project at home. All stitching tools included in class fee: one Sashiko hand-sewing needle, a flexible metal sewing ruler, one block tailor’s marking chalk and one re-usable stitching pattern.

• Notes: Hand sewing is close work. Please bring magnifying readers or glasses if you have difficulty seeing up-close stitching.

• NOTE TO EDUCATORS: Educators attending this session will receive access to on-line cross-curricular resources, suggested classroom activities based on skills and concepts covered in session, and a certificate of participation for Professional Learning documentation.