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Visible Mending Workshop with wrenbirdarts - July 31st

Visible Mending Workshop with wrenbirdarts - July 31st

Regular price $ 85.00 USD
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Join us at HALITE in Lower Queen Anne for a Visible Mending Workshop with wrenbirdarts 

Wednesday July 31st from 5 - 8pm ( HALITE will be open to the public from 4pm - 8pm for shopping )

Class Description

Join Erin Eggenburg for an information packed, sashiko inspired visible mending for denim & wovens workshop. With hands-on practice, you’ll learn this simple, but useful patterned stitching technique for patching denim and other woven textiles. This is a great class for beginners and seasoned hand stitchers alike with an interest in how mending can be both functional and beautiful. 

This 3-hour workshop includes:

-a presentation of mending materials and how they are used in practice

-a hands-on tutorial to practice and complete a patch, in the sashiko-style embroidery technique.

-an explanation of how to repair specific types of mends (crotch/butt patching, threadbare areas, torn pockets, worn knees)

-an opportunity to ask questions about your specific repair

Materials (provided)

-denim patch for practice

-sashiko needles

-sashiko thread and pearl cotton

-beeswax tin

-printed outline

Open to ages 16 and over. Space is limited. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

About the teacher

Erin Eggenburg is a maker, mender, and author and instructor who resides in Portland, OR. She is the owner of wrenbirdarts, an embroidery and mending supply shop, and author of The Mending Directory. Erin teaches a variety of visible mending and embroidery classes regularly. Learn more about her visible mending projects at Join us!
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