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BORO - Japanese Mending Workshop

Restoration London presents Online Monday Mending & Saturday BORO sessions! Introducing you to the Japanese Mending technique - Boro!
90 Students
£18.5 pp
1hr 30min
What happens in this class?

Japanese mending...

Boro is very close to Sashiko, both use white thread on indigo and both are mending techniques but boro meaning “rags” or “tattered cloth,” refers to textiles that have been patched many times, so giving a far less structured effect. This sturdy method makes both Boro and Sashiko perfect for mending denim.

Come join us on the 3rd Monday and Saturday of the month for our Monthly Mending sessions, introducing you to the beautiful techniques of Japanese Mending wherever you are in the world!

Our workshops are inclusive and suitable for complete beginners.

You will be given an…

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What you will learn
  • Boro lines
  • Boro crosses
  • Boro Layering
What you will need
  • A pair of scissors
  • A Sashiko Needle
  • x4 Cotton embroidery skeins

How online classes work on obby

Teacher and students meet in a video chat session. Explore new interests and discover whether a teacher's style works well for you in the comfort of your own home!
Your Teacher

RESTORATION LONDON is an independent organisation that focuses on sustainability within the clothing industry. Our focus is on reusing, recycling and upcycling garments. We hold workshops around London, encouraging participants to mend their favourite items of clothing instead of disposing them into landfill. Our workshops aim to introduce ways of mending clothing through various textile methods in order to fix, deconstruct or customise to revive much loved pieces - offering a 10% discount to those bringing in an item of clothing to fix or use as fabric. We want to inspire people to learn new, invaluable skills and reconnect with textile…

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BORO - Japanese Mending Workshop