Online Sashiko Class! Make Your Jeans Last!
In the days before Western clothing became normative in Japan, peasants typically wore simple garments made of cotton called "noragi". But since they were poor and cotton was expensive, they never threw any cotton away. Whenever a garment started to fall apart, they simply patched it with small scraps of fabric and a type of stitching called sashiko. Now, you can learn how to use this wonderful technique to strengthen and beautify your own clothing at home!
(Borrowed from Eventbrite.) The class is designed to suit all skill levels right down to very beginners. It's run via online videos and everything you need will be explained to you. Just make sure you buy your ticket by the 16th of November! You may also need to use a time zone calculator dependent on where you live to make sure you arrive on time.
Book via this link.
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