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Sashiko Stitching Workshop | Learn Japanese Traditional Sashiko Stitching

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New York, NY 10007

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*The exact address will be notified to the ticket holders of this event on 11th of October or later. It will be in Tribeca Neighborhood, Manhattan.

Sashiko is a form of Japanese traditional stitching (and embroidery) developed to mend, reinforce, strengthen and decorate fabric. In our understanding, Sashiko is a stitching process, and Boro is the result of Sashiko.

In this Sashiko Stitching workshop, you will learn how to use the unique round shape thimble and a long Sashiko needle by actually stitching the traditional Asano-ha (Hemp) pattern. The instructor will demonstrate, explain, and teach you how to enjoy Sashiko stitching by actually showing and standing right next to you.

This is a very basic Sashiko workshop, yet eye-opening for you to enjoy the Sashiko stitching more. The technique you will learn can be used in other projects such as Boro making project and mending with Sashiko fabric project.

Sashiko Workshop Materials for participant

The workshop comes with:

- Sashiko needles

- Sashiko thimble

- Skein of white sashiko thread (approx. 145 meters)

- Sashiko Thread Bobbin Paper

- Indigo fabric with Asano-ha patterns printed on

- Interfacing and Cotton Poplin fabric for tailoring the project at home

- PDF data of extra Japanese Traditional Sashiko Patterns

- Access to Atsushi by e-mail with questions regarding the workshop and follow-up

You do not require previous stitching or embroidery experience to take this class. All tools are provided. You are welcome to bring your own sewing tools, but not necessary.

*Refund Policy: Attendees can receive refunds up to 30 days before your event start date. The ticket is transferable to someone for the purchase date and time, but not transferable to the other date and time after the refunds policy ends.

*Additional sashiko tools, including hand-dyed sashiko threads, needles and skeins are available for purchase during & after the workshop.

As above, all the materials are provided.

The kit you will receive has large enough fabric and material to make a tote bag, placemats, or several coasters after completing the Sashiko stitching.

Enjoy Sashiko stitching, learn the traditional way of Japanese hand stitching, and get you rewarded by creating the actual artwork by finishing the project.

Indigo Finger Sashiko

*The max of class size is 6 participants. The minimum number of class size is 2 participants. If you happened to be the only participant, I may ask you to shift it to the other day. Thank you for your understanding in advance.

Instructor: Atsushi Futatsuya
Born as the third generation of a surviving sashiko family in Gifu prefecture. His life is literally surrounded by Sashiko. (Read more about Atsushi in Organizer Description.)

Sashiko Workshop Sashiko Swatches

Sashiko Workshop Sashiko Hitomezashi

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