Intro to Sashiko 1/3

SASHIKO DRAFTING

Design your own runner with Carolyn Hayashida

Sashiko with Carolyn Hayashida

April 8, April 22, and May 6     $57

12:30 am-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) (preferred) or DMC Pearl Cotton (size 8) - White or Ecru

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

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

LINING FABRIC: same amount as dark fabric 1/2 yard up to 1 1/2 yards

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

Masking Tape

Scotch Tape

Ball point pen

Pencil and eraser

Ruler

Multi-sized circle template set up to 3" - 3 1/2" circles. Staedtler brand if possible. Usually available from Blicks or Amazon. If you can't find this, a compass will work.

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

Thimble (recommended but optional)

Scissors

1/4" graph paper

Date: 04/08/2018

Cost: $57.00

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