VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Denim Mending
Got a hole in your favorite pair of jeans? It's all good... you can patch them up! Join us to learn sashiko, a Japanese hand sewing technique used for visible mending, decorative stitching, and more!
This class will cover:
- How to create geometric sashiko stitch patterns
- What types of fabric, thread, needles and other tools are required
- How to patch holes in clothing and other textiles
Students may use clothing they'd like to mend or opt to practice the techniques on fabric scraps.
Materials needed for the project are listed below. If you don't have these materials on hand, simply add-on the supply bundle above!
- Sashiko thread (bundle comes with 1 skein white; add more colors or additional skeins here!)
- 6" transparent 8ths ruler
- Sashiko needles
- Water soluble marking pencil
- Clothing item to mend or scraps to practice on
- Fabric scraps for patching holes
DATE: Select above
CLASS LENGTH: Approximately 2 hours
LOCATION: This workshop will be hosted virtually via Zoom! Details will be emailed to you after you register.
COST: $30 (materials not included; please add-on supply bundle above or see materials list)
All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.
Meet Your Instructor
Molly George is a textile artist and teacher living in Brooklyn, NY. She is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), a practicing artist, and a youth and adult teacher in the textile arts. Molly studied natural dyeing in a Natural Pigments artist residency with Arquetopia in Oaxaca, Mexico, and she is excited to share the knowledge she learned there with our students.