In this 2 hour session, you will stitch together with Yiran to explore the beauty of slow stitching - sashiko.
You will learn the cultural background and history of sashiko in Japan and the practice in modern society. Then you will have four different sashiko patterns to stitch and practice, which including three small pieces (that can make into coaster) and one tote bag.
You don't need to prepare any materials for yourself, all the materials for the workshop will post to your doorstep before the workshop starts. All you need is just a pair of scissors.
Yi Crafts brings authentic experiences of cultural handcrafts and traditions to London, making them accessible to everyone. Crafts workshops offer the satisfaction of learning new skills, such as traditional stitching, and creating something with your own hands, whilst helping to preserve the fading knowledge of ancient crafts. These experiences are flexible and suitable for any environment; at locations across London, at home, the office, indoors or out! Founder Yiran Duan is a member of Bai ethnic minority in Southwestern China, grew up in a province hosts 23 of China’s 55 indigenous minority ethnic groups, creating an environment where intercultural…
Select a date and time that suits you and your teacher will get back to you to confirm if they are available or suggest alternate times.