Common Thread Quilt Guild

Learning the Art of Sashiko – In person workshop

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In Person workshop – Learning the Art of Sashiko – Saturday April 1, 2023

Sign up deadline March 1, 2023

What is Sashiko?

Sashiko is a traditional Japanese embroidery style which dates back to the Edo period (1615-1868).  It was mostly used by the working class farming and fishing families as to make stronger more practical workwear.

Come join Kirstin Fearon as she teaches us how to prepare cloth for stitching, the proper hand posture for Sashiko stitching. We will have lots of time to practice. She will provide all materials in a kit (pricing is TBD)
  • Instructor: Kirstin Fearon
  • Location: Notre Dames Des Champ (Navan, Ontario),     3659 Navan Rd, Navan, ON K4B 1H9
  • Time: 10:00 to 4:00
    Date: Saturday, April 1, 2023
  • Cost:   Workshop: $35.   Kit:  TBD
  • Skill level: Anyone looking to learn a new technique and have fun
  • Maximum number: 12 participants
  • Notes:  Kit will include all supplies:  cloth, needle, thimble, thread.
  • Register: On-line, by sending an email to [email protected] or come see us at an in-person meeting.

Sample of Sashiko…not a course sample

  • April 1, 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm