Sat, Oct 10|
Kaiser Private Workshop
Kaiser Permanente Private Online Workshop - Sashiko Stitching from Stencils with Sandra Johnson
Hand stitching is a wonderful, meditative practice, and Sandra Johnson is a master. Her work is amazing and her optimism and spirit are infectious. This workshop guaranteed to be packed with fun! You will learn how to use stencils to apply sashiko stitching to clothes, quilts, and more!
Time & Location
Oct 10, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Kaiser Private Workshop
About the Event
**For Kaiser Permanente Use Only**
Join us for an online workshop with artist Sandra Johnson. Hand stitching is a wonderful, meditative practice, and Sandra is a master. Her work is amazing and her optimism and spirit are infectious. This workshop is guaranteed to be packed with fun!
Sashiko is a traditional Japanese embellishment using a running stitch of heavy white cotton on indigo fabric. During this live, online workshop you will discover the beauty and artistry of sashiko hand stitching.
In this class, Sandra will teach you how to work with stencils to add sashiko stitching to your quilts, clothes, bags, or anything made of fabric! We will supply you with a stencil, marking pencil, fabric, thread and needles, so you'll be ready to dive in and start stitching. Students will learn how to mark their fabric and stitching technique as well as learning about some of the different needles, threads, and thimbles that are available.
Skill level: Beginner and up
Supplies: As part of the class, you will receive a sashiko kit with everything needed to start your sashiko project.
Included in the kit:
- Practice fabric ("fat quarter" of cotton fabric)
- Sashiko thread
- Sashiko stencil
- Marking pencil
- One pack of sashiko needles
- Leather thimble "dots"
About the instructor:
Sandra Johnson started sewing in 7th grade and received a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, Textiles, & Clothing from Arizona State University, Tempe. She has been teaching quilting and sewing for 30 years. In 2014, Sandra decided to teach full time and create art and clothing that would appeal to creative people all over the world. Sandra has been featured in several publications, including Simply Moderne (summer 2018 and winter 2019), Altered Couture (2018 - 2019), Haute Handbags (2016-2019), and Apron-ology (2014)
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