Sewing - Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop


$169 Limited inc GST / $135.20 / $152.10
Sewing - Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

<p>Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop in Sydney.</p><p><b><a href="/courses/art-classes-sydney/sewing-courses-courses-sydney">Learn</a></b> Assembling + Patching + Repairing with contemporary textile


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Course description

Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop in Sydney.

Learn Assembling + Patching + Repairing with contemporary textile artist.

Calling all textile lovers! Create a textile heirloom piece inspired by the mending and repair culture of traditional Japanese Boro. We will employ intricate hand embroidery techniques to our fabric collages using well-worn, pre-loved and new fabrics. Come along and learn the design and development process of this traditional Japanese textile approach, which is currently making a big resurgence. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to up-cycle and repurpose.

If you love the qualities of hand made cloth and story telling this workshop is for you. Whether just starting out with textiles or you feel like developing your artistic skill further, this one-day workshop is for you.

Bring to Class:
  • An assortment of small hand picked fabric pieces/scraps. (Suggestion -various patterns, textures, shade of colour. Work with one colour scheme)
  • An assortment of threads (embroidery, sewing cottons)
  • Calico fabric x1metre
  • Hand sewing needles (various sizes)
  • Fabric scissors
  • Quick unpick
  • Optional – A pre loved garment which may need mending

By the end of this course you will have:

  • learnt some beautiful hand stitching techniques
  • crafted a beautiful piece of their own
  • learnt the art of slow stitch as a form of mindfulness and relaxation
Other information
  • Please wear covered in shoes
  • All our sewing courses are limited to 12 places (10 places in the city venue), which enables the tutor to give each student plenty of one-to-one guidance and instruction

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • Louise said: Fabulous workshop - creative and inspiring and for me opened a whole new world of reviving loved pieces of clothing. Lorna was just lovely and her depth of knowledge or stitching, textiles and design made this a fascinating day that went way too fast! Thanks Lorna and the lovely ladies that attended the workshop.

  • Gara said: Lorna is a great tutor and very patient. We were lucky to have a small class, so had plenty of personal attention. The city venue was excellent, with good space to work and very light. The class was so enjoyable I could easily do it again!

  • Helen said: Lorna was a warm kind and friendly teacher who openly shared her skills and love of contemporary sewing. It was great to learn about a new type of stitching together with the basics of design and technique. Great to be part of conversation and Stitching in a comfortable environment. Thank you

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