Sashiko Stitching with Mai Textile Studio

$90.00

27th July 2019 (Sat), 12.00PM
3 hours 

Sashiko (刺し子 ) is a form of Japanese folk embroidery used for both decorative and reinforcement purposes. The Japanese word Sashiko means “little stabs” and refers to the small repetitive stitches used in the needlework. Join Mai Textile Studio for an afternoon of stitching and discussion on the history and techniques of Sashiko!

In this workshop you will be stitching a pocket for a reusable bag. You will also bring back with you supplies used specifically for Sashiko to get your next project started.

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Materials/ Tools Provided
Sashiko threads, a pair of sashiko needles, thimble, ruler, heat erasable pen

About The Instructor
Mai Textile Studio is a creative design studio based in Singapore. The studio is founded by Leong Minyi, a Fashion Design graduate from  Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

Her continued passion for textiles and handcrafting, led her into the countryside of Japan in  2012 where she studied the art of traditional textile and crafts under an indigo dye master.

Upon her return, Minyi’s deep rooted sense of affinity with indigo dyeing and her love for the craft inspired her to establish  a studio in Singapore so that she could help keep this traditional craft alive and incorporate them into the modern culture.