Learn Sashiko and Boro Techniques - Saturday 28th March 2020

By Fabric HQ

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When: Saturday 28th March, 9.30am - 12.30pm

Where: Fabric HQ, Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5XJ.

Skill Level: Beginners

Learn some of the basic techniques for Japanese Sashiko and Boro quilting, including origins/history of sashiko, equipment and materials needed, types of stitch designs used, marking the design, stitching techniques, rules etc.

Amanda Seaborne from Sewn-Up will guide you through the technique, with the option to turn your samples into coasters. You will also be shown how to stitch Japanese mending (boro), including a template for a knot bag.

All materials for making 4 coasters will be provided.


  • 1 FQ navy linen
  • 1 FQ of plain for backing
  • Scraps of wadding
  • 1x Sashiko needle
  • Cream Sashiko thread
  • Pattern instructions on making and finishing samples as coasters
  • Your tuition
  • Refreshments
You should receive a pre-read a least 10 days prior to the workshop date so please do contact make@fabrichq.co.uk if you do not received this email - please do check your junk folder in case it's made it's way there first.

Once you have signed up to the class you will receive a single use 10% off fabric discount code to be used at www.fabrichq.co.uk or in our shop.  If you wish for us to email your discount code before the class so that it can be used online, please drop us an email.

If you are booking this workshop for someone else please let us know his or her name, email address and contact number so we can send on the workshop information prior to class. If you'd rather we didn't contact them because it was booked as a gift then please add this along with their details to the notes section.

Before booking please read our revised cancellation policy here terms and conditionsPlease note that there are no refunds for class bookings.

If this workshop is fully booked or you are unable to make this date please email make@fabrichq.co.uk and we will add you to our waiting list for new up and coming classes.

Please email make@fabrichq.co.uk or call us on 01296 615212 for more details.


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