Wed, 12 Apr|
Sashiko Stitch Workshop - Toronto 2023
Discover the medieval Japanese practice of using sashiko stitch used to reinforce and create textile items using spare fabric to make a bag or other item. Supported by Lake Macquarie City Council.
Time & Location
12 Apr, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Toronto, 97 The Boulevarde, Toronto NSW 2283, Australia
About the Event
In this small group workshop we will be discovering the medieval Japanese practice of using sashiko stitch (or boro). This technique can be used to reinforce and create textile items using spare fabric to make a bag or other item.
This workshop is a great opportunity to enjoy handmade processes and have fun learning how to continue traditional crafts. Other workshops are scheduled in felting, shibori and fabric printing.
No experience needed.
Tickets are $18, supported by Lake Macquarie City Council, and include:
2.5 hour face to face workshop
All materials and tools including fabric, needles and thread
Afternoon tea will be available for a gold coin donation.
About your tutor:
Felicity Chadwick is a fashion, design and textiles teacher with 30+ years teaching experience. She has taught for TAFENSW as well as for The Abu Dhabi Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates.
Along with Fashion qualifications she holds a Masters in Cross Disciplinary Art and Design from the College of Fine Arts, UNSW.
Sashiko stitch workshop
Ticket includes face to face workshop and all materials and tools. Supported by Lake Macquarie City Council.