Sashiko Stitch Mending Workshop with Tamara/Distinto Studio
Trainer: Tamara/ Distinto Studios
Date: Saturday, 12th November, 2022 (3pm-6pm)
This workshop will teach the principles of Japanese sashiko technique, using dedicated yarns and fabrics naturally dyed by the trainer to mend or upcycle garments. Participants may bring their own garments for mending during the workshop.
The workshop will be taught in Portuguese but the trainer is able to give instructions in English and French.
- Theoretical introduction to the art of mending with a focus on sashiko (the Japanese technique of reinforcing fabrics);
- Examples of some stitches using patches made by the trainer;
- Analysis of the pieces of each student;
- Making a patch.
Requirements: No prior knowledge is required.
Materials: The registration fee includes the fabrics to be used during the class. The fabrics were previously dyed by the trainer.
Materials to bring by the students: needles and thread. These materials can be purchased at Retrosaria on the day of the workshop. Some thread examples here and here (the latter can be sold separately in the store); and needles here and here.
Withdrawals/refunds: the registration fee will be refunded to students who for some reason cannot participate in the workshop and communicate their withdrawal up to ten days before the date of the workshop.
Location: Rua Maria Andrade, 50A (Lisbon)