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Sat, Oct 05


The Fraser

Sashiko & Shibori with Kate Ward - October 5th & 6th

This weekend retreat focuses on natural indigo dye, hand-stitching, and mending.

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 Sashiko & Shibori with Kate Ward - October 5th & 6th

Time & Location

Oct 05, 2019, 10:30 a.m. – Oct 06, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

The Fraser, 362 Main St, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada

About the Event


On Saturday, we immerse ourselves in the art of shibori, where the cloth is bound, wrapped, stitched and clamped to create patterns on fabric dipped in a natural indigo dye vat. On Sunday, we learn Sashiko embroidery, a Japanese textile mending and reinforcing technique involving a simple running stitch that creates beautiful yet practical embellishments used to mend clothes while also adding meaning and mindfulness to our work.

Included in the price: fabric (cotton, linen, silk), sashiko threads and needles, fabric marking pens, contained within a cloth bag. At the end of the workshop participants will leave with a variety of different shibori patterns, a binder of notes on how to do the different dye and stitch techniques, a sampler of sashiko stitches and potentially a finished artwork incorporating the shibori and sashiko stitches.

$200  to register, please go to 

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