Boro Your Own Tote with Sashiko!
Come try your hand at crafting your own Boro tote bags!
About the workshop
Derived from the Japanese word 'boroboro', which means something tattered or repaired, 'boro' refers to the practice of reworking and repairing textiles through piecing, patching and stitching. Boro garments used to be handed down over generations, eventually resembling a patchwork after decades of mending.
In this workshop, come try your hand at creating your very own, one-of-a-kind Boro tote using the traditional Sashiko stitching methods! Choose to have your entire tote or just the straps with boro patchwork. No experience with sewing or stitching required! At the end of the day, you'll bring home your very own tote bag, and learn how to incorporate the learned techniques and Boro aesthetic into any future projects!
What you will experience
- Receive an introduction to the history of Boro and the principles behind 'Mottainai' (no waste).
- Learn about the basics of Boro using Sashiko stitching, and the art of Boro.
- Be introduced to sewing tools, methods of repairing and stitching on a tote bag.
- Bring home a tote bag embellished with your Boro patchwork!
Cancellation is free of charge 3 days before the scheduled start time.
Booking must be made 5 days before the scheduled start time.
Private workshops can only be held off-site at client's location :)
Minimum 10 pax and maximum 20 pax.
Note: Full workshop address will be included in booking confirmation email.