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Join a live, online workshop with Marigold and learn the ancient Japanese mending technique, Sashiko. 

In this workshop you will:

  • Make a beautiful Sashiko, denim, embroidered sample patch
  • Learn about the history of the Sashiko mending method
  • Explore how to create a stunning Sashiko inspired repeating pattern using basic shape templates and how to transfer the pattern onto the patch 
  • Learn how to embroider the pattern using running stitches to create a lasting reinforcement repair 

By the end of the workshop you will:

  • Have your own beautiful, Sashiko embroidered sample patch
  • Have all the skills, knowledge and confidence to be able to repair and reinforce garments using the Sashiko mending technique for years to come.

All Materials Included: 

A Sashiko Kit will be posted to you to arrive in time for the workshop with all the materials you'll need to make a beautiful, Sashiko-inspired denim patch.

Kit contents: 

20m cotton sashiko thread, 2 x sashiko needles, 2 x denim patches, illustrated instructions and printouts.  

Additional Materials Needed: 

Participants will need access to an iron, ironing board, fabric scissors, paper scissors, pins, a pen, ruler, card and A4 plain paper.

Sashiko Workshop

  • The workshop will take place online using Zoom. 

    Within 24 hours of purchase, participants will be emailed confirmation of booking, a Zoom link to join the workshop and an additional materials list.

    Sashiko Kits will be posted via recorded delivery to participants prior to the start date - please select first class postage if you book less than 3 days before the workshop date.

    Additional materials include:

    • iron and ironing board
    • fabric and paper scissors
    • 3 sheets A4 paper
    • ruler
    • pen
    • pencil
    • rubber
    • pins
    • cardboard (old cereal packet will do)
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