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Learn to assemble, patch, and repair with our Sewing courses in Sydney.

Calling all textile lovers! Create a textile heirloom piece inspired by the mending and repair culture of traditional Japanese Boro. In this course, you'll learn to 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 storytelling this workshop is for you. Whether just starting with textiles or you feel like developing your artistic skill further, this one-day workshop is for you.


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

Please bring to class:

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

Other information

  • Please wear covered shoes.


Sewing: Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

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$169 Limited inc GST / $135.20 / $152.10
Please check materials list for what to bring

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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 for Sewing: Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Great introduction to boro stitching! A very meditative process, really enjoyed the class, thanks!

  • said: Learning a new skill

  • said: It gave me permission to be creative and continue with my own projects. Looking forward to an intermediate/advanced class to explore new ways of sewing Boro.

  • said: Tutor giving an overview of different Boro creations, encouraging us to use our own ideas and then being available to help and advise. The venue was spacious and heated up comfortably and quickly.

  • said: Great workshop, good fun

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