Introduction to Sashiko

  • The Arts Building, 301 E. 11th Street
  • Chattanooga, TN 37402
  • Presented By: Townsend Atelier
  • Location: Townsend Atelier
Dates: February 3, 2019

We are thrilled to add new and more workshops with the wonderful Aaron Head in 2019. Participants will learn the basic stitches and patterns of Sashiko stitching, along with a brief history behind Sashiko stitching and its origins as a decorative utilitarian stitch. After learning the basic rules of Sashiko, participants will then be encouraged to bend those rules and develop their own stitching voice.

Participants are provided with naturally dyed fabric for stitching on, along with naturally dyed thread for stitching with, and students will leave with a wall hanging of 4 stitched swatches. Participants will stitch original sashiko-inspired patterns by the instructor, and even learn to condense their own sketches into stitching designs. This workshop is open to all experience levels and is geared towards beginners.
Participants are also encouraged to bring a textile, home good or article of clothing that could use some hand-stitched embellishment. Denim clothing, linen accessories and any medium-weight home good are perfect for this.

There will be a lunch break. Lunch is on your own.

Introduction to Sashiko
  • The Arts Building, 301 E. 11th Street
  • Chattanooga, TN 37402
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  • Townsend Atelier
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