Sashiko Visible Mending for Wovens Workshop w/ WrenBird Arts

$ 75.00

Join us at Spincycle Yarns & Supply Co. for a special Visible Mending workshop led by Erin of WrenBird Arts!

 

Sunday, April 10 at 10:30am PDT

112 Grand Ave. Ste. 105

Bellingham, WA 98225

 

 

Join Erin Eggenburg for an information packed, sashiko inspired visible mending for denim workshop. Sashiko, a beautiful style of Japanese mending, is the perfect antidote to ripped and threadbare jeans. You’ll learn and practice a beautiful stitching technique for patching, as a hands-on part of this workshop. This is a great class for beginners and seasoned hand stitchers alike, with an interest in how mending can be both functional and beautiful. 

 

This 3-hour workshop includes:

-a presentation of mending materials and how they are used in practice

-a hands-on tutorial to practice and complete a patch, in the sashiko technique

-an explanation of how to repair specific types of mends (crotch, threadbare, knees)

-an opportunity to ask questions about your specific repair

 

Materials included

-denim patch for practice

-sashiko needles

-straight pins

-sashiko thread and pearl cotton

-thread wax

 

About the Instructor 

Erin Eggenburg is a maker, mender, and author and instructor who resides in Portland, OR. She is the owner of wrenbirdarts, a mending supply shop and upcycled hankie business, and author of The Mending Directory. Erin teaches a variety of visible mending and embroidery classes regularly. Learn more about her visible mending projects at wrenbirdarts.com.

 

This class is only offered in-person at our Bellingham brick & mortar. Spots are limited.

**Masks and proof of vaccination are required**