Two-Part In-Person Workshop: Sashiko Mending

$35 general, $25 for members and students

Sashiko is a method of visible mending originating in Japan during the Edo period. In this two-part workshop, Learning Hub Assistant Allie Davis will help you mend a garment of your choosing, while giving you some of the historical and cultural context behind indigo dyeing and sashiko. 

After the two sessions, you will have a mended piece of clothing, or the capacity to finish mending yourself!

Part 1: Saturday, July 23, 2022. 4pm-6pm EST.

Part 2: Saturday, July 30, 2022. 4pm-6pm EST.


We will provide:

  • Sashiko needles 
  • Cotton thread
  • Cotton patches
  • A metal thimble 

You will learn:

  • Pattern planning (we will have sashiko patterns for reference, or you can create your own).
  • Hand-sewing – running stitch and back-stitch.
  • A bit of the history and cultural context of indigo dyeing and sashiko stitching.

This is a beginner workshop – no prior experience necessary!

Type: Program

Date: Jul 23, 2022, 4pm - 6pm



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