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Visible Mending - Sashiko Stitching (session #1)

Boroondara Council

Thursday, 23 August 2018 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm (AEST)

Visible Mending - Sashiko Stitching (session #1)

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Visible Mending session #1 23/08/2019 Free  

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Visible Mending - Sashiko Stitching

You are invited to join us for a relaxing evening of creative slow sewing with Gaye Naismith from the Gaye Abandon School of Sewing and Upcycling.

Bring your old favourites back to life

A number of distinct visible mending techniques can be used to repair garments. While patching and darning are traditional approaches, this workshop will focus on Sashiko Stitching, a beautiful and decorative hand sewing technique that originated in ancient Japan. Using the Sashiko technique you will discover the many creative stitching possibilities you can use to repair, reinforce, or simply enhance garments in need of some love.  

Bring with you: Your favourite jeans or clothing items that have threadbare spots, rips or holes. Fabric scraps for patching.

This workshop is part of the 'Living for our Future Program', a community sustainable living initiative of the City of Boroondara. Stay up to date about future events and resources by visiting our Living for our Future webpage or by signing up for our e-newsletter.

Have questions about Visible Mending - Sashiko Stitching (session #1)? Contact Boroondara Council

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Hawthorn Library
584 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn
Vic 3122
Australia

Thursday, 23 August 2018 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm (AEST)


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Boroondara Council

The City of Boroondara's mission is to enhance the social, environmental and economic wellbeing of the City. 

By providing the community with opportunities to build sustainable living skills and knowledge through programs such as Living for our Future, Council empowers Boroondara residents to help create a more sustainable City for present and future generations. 

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