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37 Summerheath Rd
Hailsham, BN27 3DS

Japanese Boro Workshop

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Japanese Boro Workshop


  • Featherbed Barn Cowbeech BN27 4JA East Sussex (map)
 My interpretation of Boro, You will make something similar to this in the workshop.

My interpretation of Boro, You will make something similar to this in the workshop.

Boro is a Japanese word for stitched rags.  In the North Islands of Japan, these patched textiles became national treasures, made from blue indigo, old kimonos and hemp rags and then stitched with a primitive running stitch.

The exhibition we visited at the Amuse Museum in Japan was so inspirational I want to share my new passion with you. Be prepared to rough up your neat edges with a day dedicated to patching denim rags and stitching them together in the style of Sashiko.  This can be developed into a throw or lap quilt, made into a cushion or a small bag or purse.

This workshop will be held at Featherbed Barn, Cowbeech, East Sussex on 4th November between 10.30am and 4.00pm

As with all our workshops we only teach small classes so numbers are strictly limited. Book online or by calling us on 01323 845297. 

Mandy x