LEARN SASHIKO MENDING with Helen, Sew Confident – 12.00

This simple yet stunning form of Japanese embroidery is not only highly decorative, but multi-functional! It can be used to create geometric designs on everything from cushion covers to bags and it’s also a great way to mend and repair garments, especially jeans! All materials are provided for this beginner friendly class but please feel free to bring along an item to patch using this technique. 

Advisory Note:  

Suitable for ages 16+. 

Meet the Tutor 

Helen 

The queen of embroidery, Helen has taught herself lots of different techniques including traditional hand embroidery, blackwork and sashiko. Helen uses her skills to adorn lots of different makes from customising bucket hats to mending jeans. 

SASHIKO ‘BAG FOR LIFE’ – Nicki Gunn – 13.30

Learn to draw and stitch Sashiko patterns with Nicki’s Daisy’s 60-Minute Crafts Workshop and transform a Navy Tote Bag into a pretty but functional ‘bag for life’. You’ll draw Sashiko patterns with a heat erasable pen and stitch the Sashiko way with authentic Sashiko needles and thread. Leave the workshop with a completed Sashiko inspired ‘bag for life’ ready to shop for your crafting supplies. 

Advisory Note:

Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

SASHIKO ‘BAG FOR LIFE’ – Nicki Gunn – 15.15

Learn to draw and stitch Sashiko patterns with Nicki’s Daisy’s 60-Minute Crafts Workshop and transform a Navy Tote Bag into a pretty but functional ‘bag for life’. You’ll draw Sashiko patterns with a heat erasable pen and stitch the Sashiko way with authentic Sashiko needles and thread. Leave the workshop with a completed Sashiko inspired ‘bag for life’ ready to shop for your crafting supplies. 

Advisory Note:

Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

SASHIKO ‘BAG FOR LIFE’ – Nicki Gunn – 12.45

Learn to draw and stitch Sashiko patterns with Nicki’s Daisy’s 60-Minute Crafts Workshop and transform a Navy Tote Bag into a pretty but functional ‘bag for life’. You’ll draw Sashiko patterns with a heat erasable pen and stitch the Sashiko way with authentic Sashiko needles and thread. Leave the workshop with a completed Sashiko inspired ‘bag for life’ ready to shop for your crafting supplies. 

Advisory Note:

Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

SASHIKO EMBROIDERED POUCH – Helen McKenna – 11.30

Join Helen for this relaxing hand-stitching class and create a beautiful Japanese-style Sashiko pouch using indigo coloured fabrics, running, slip and cross-stitches. When complete it measures 12 x 22cm and is lined with a Liberty print cotton and interlining. A full kit is provided including beautiful linen thread and embellishing fabrics.

Advisory Note:

Not suitable to children under 16 years.

SASHIKO EMBROIDERED POUCH – Helen McKenna – 13.45

Join Helen for this relaxing hand-stitching class and create a beautiful Japanese-style Sashiko pouch using indigo coloured fabrics, running, slip and cross-stitches. When complete it measures 12 x 22cm and is lined with a Liberty print cotton and interlining. A full kit is provided including beautiful linen thread and embellishing fabrics.

Advisory Note:

Not suitable to children under 16 years.

CarolAnn J Allan – Introduction to Sashiko – 15.15

Hand-stitch a coaster with the Sashiko “Linked Seven treasures” (Shippo Tsunagi) design to make a cotton coaster to brighten up any coffee table. Full kit includes fabric, cotton thread and needle.

CarolAnn J Allan – Introduction to Sashiko – 14.00

Hand-stitch a coaster with the Sashiko “Linked Seven treasures” (Shippo Tsunagi) design to make a cotton coaster to brighten up any coffee table. Full kit includes fabric, cotton thread and needle.

CarolAnn J Allan – Introduction to Sashiko – 12.45

Hand-stitch a coaster with the Sashiko “Linked Seven treasures” (Shippo Tsunagi) design to make a cotton coaster to brighten up any coffee table. Full kit includes fabric, cotton thread and needle.