Intro to Sashiko 2/3

Sashiko with Carolyn Hayashida

April 8, April 22, May 6     $57

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Learn to draft and stitch three sashiko patterns of your choice between square, circle and hexagon

Session 1: Brief history of Sashiko practice stitching, draft and trace your first design, start stitching. Finish at home.

Session 2: Show and tell, draft and trace second design, start stitching. Finish at home.

Session 3: Show and tell, draft and trace third design, start stitching. Finish at home.

Completed sampler can be used as a table runner or bag.

   

In this workshop, students will learn Sashiko (Japanese embroidery) stitiching techniques and how to draft square, circle and hexagon patterns. The resulting sampler can be used as a table runner or turned into a Japanese triangular bag.

SUPPLY LIST:

Sashiko Needles (Clover #2007 has a set of 4 which is best for this project)

Sashiko Thread (40m) or DMC Embroidery Floss (size 8) - White or Ecru

(White sashiko thread is traditional, but you may use colored thread as well).

1/2 yard Dark Fabric (Traditionally, Sashiko is done on Japanese navy indigo fabric)

1/2 yard backing/lining fabric

1/4" graph paper. A larger tablet is easier to use. You can tape 8 1/2" x 11" pages together for larger designs.

Tracing paper - preferably chalk based "Clover Chacopy". Saral also works

Masking Tape

Scotch Tape

Ball point pen

Pencil and eraser

Ruler

Compass or multi-sized circle template set up to 3" - 3 1/2" circles

Fabric marking pencil - Fons and Porter with refillable white leads recommended

Scotch tape

Thimble (optional)

Scissors

Date: 04/22/2018

Cost: $57.00

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