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Saturday 06/01/2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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No skills required

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*Embroidery, Needlepoint, Surface Design *Sewing-hand

Shannon & Jason Mullett-Bowlsby

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Hitomezashi Sashiko with Shannon & Jason Mullett-Bowlsby
Sashiko, the Japanese hand stitching technique for patching and reinforcing fabric is the hot "new" trend in hand stitching. Traditional Sashiko stitches and modern adaptations can be seen in the visible mending trend, in home decor, and on fashion runways. In this class, we will learn the traditional hand stitched patterns of Hitomezashi Sashiko worked on a grid to create geometric stitch patterns using a simple running stitch to give you a solid foundation to create small-scale motifs so you can apply those skills on a larger scale to overall fabric alterations, enhancements, and quilting. We will also show you how these technique tie in beautifully to slow stitching and visible mending practices.

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