Sashiko and Boro Traditions Workshop

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Class/Workshop

Mar 201917
11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


In this one-day workshop led by Glennis Dolce, we will be mending and creatively reusing the fabrics of our lives using sashiko stitching to make a cloth that can be used as a scarf, a wall hanging, or used for making some other useful item of your choice. The concepts of mottainai (don’t waste!) and mu kara yuu o umo (out of nothing, something is born) as it relates to boro textiles (tattered and stitch repaired cloth) will be practiced and discussed.

$36 members, $45 non-members. Bring a selection of your own fabrics or purchase the class materials kit ($35 includes fabrics and basic tools and threads; due to instructor at the beginning of class, cash only). Bring scissors, scraps, and a sense of wonder!

Limited to 20 participants. Museum admission included.

Click here for updates and to register for the workshop.

 

JANM . Last modified Jan 31 2019 12:50 p.m.


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