Sashiko and boro are Japanese repair and recycling techniques dating from the 17th century. These flat stitching techniques were developed by Japanese workers to protect or repair their clothes. By applying extra pieces of fabric and numerous stitches, the fabric becomes stronger and warmer.
This workshop is full!
In this workshop, participants will receive background information about the techniques and try their hand at various stitches and designing their own Sashiko pattern. Materials are supplied but please feel free to bring along your own denim clothes to work with.
The workshop costs €29.50, including supervision, materials, use of equipment, tea or coffee and a snack. Please note: lunch is not included but Het Nieuwe Café offers a range of sandwiches and salads.
Textielfabrique is a textile studio in Rotterdam established by Maaike Gottschal. The studio specialises is designing, making and repairing textiles using Japanese techniques (sashiko, shibori, sakiori, kazure, saori weaving).
The New Haberdashery reserves the right to cancel or move the workshop if there are less than five applications.
Het Nieuwe Instituut
3015 CB Rotterdam
Max 10 participants