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Sashiko Stitching and Mending

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Duration: 1 day

Price: £50

Book with: Edith M I Reyntiens
at Edith Reyntiens

40 George Street
40
Dumfries
Dumfries and Galloway
DG1 1EH

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About the Course

The Japanese have perfected the art of mending treasured objects in a way that makes them even more treasured, never more so than with ancient garments. Originally a way of saving precious fabric and garments, Sashiko has become the quintessential way to extend a garment's life.

Now that there is a trend for recycling, upcycling, and slow fashion, this class will give you the skills to identify how to mend your most treasured garments so that their lives and loveliness is extended with your own particular creativity.

Bring a garment and some scraps of fabric for mending to learn this ancient Japanese art of mending.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

We will provide Lunch, tea coffee and home made biscuits, small scraps for mending with and sashiko thread. We will also have a range of fabrics for students to buy for their projects.


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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups