26 West 8 St
New York, NY
Instructor: Molly George In this workshop students will learn to mend, patch, and adorn worn cloth with hand-stitching. Students will be introduced to a variety of visible mending techniques, such as traditional embroidery stitching and methods, Japanese Boro and Sashiko mending techniques, darning and needle weaving, Kantha (running stitch embroidery), and/or freeform/decorative stitches. Methods for direct visible mending as well as layering with patches will be explored. Students are encouraged to bring garments or samples in need of mending, as well as beloved scraps and adornments to include in the mending process. -- The After Workshops are a series of high quality hands-on classes, at low cost and low commitment. Materials, skills and fun supplied. Wine will also be included but you are welcome to BYOB!