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Repair your denim with sashiko
Repair your denim with sashiko
Repair your denim with sashiko
Repair your denim with sashiko
Repair your denim with sashiko

Repair your denim with sashiko

Instructor
Barley Massey
Regular price
£4.99
Sale price
£4.99
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Sashiko is a style of stitching originating from Japan that is both decorative and practical.

Sashiko was originally used as a way of reinforcing points of wear on clothes to make them both warmer and more durable.

In this easy-to-follow photography and video course, you'll learn how to creatively add a sashiko-inspired patch to any garment you wish to repair using simple hand stitching of embroidery thread. You can get started with just a garment, needle and embroidery thread.

Barley says, "Sashiko is an ideal way to repair and transform denim. Many of us have experienced our favourite jeans wearing out in certain areas while the rest of the item is still in good condition. Pick up a needle and thread and have a go!".

Barley is passionate about reusing and recycling and her step-by-step guidance in this course will make repairing and mending enjoyable.

With 24/7 unlimited access to the course, you'll be able to learn at your own pace. 

WHY NOT TRY OUR make an easy sashiko-style denim patch course?

 

 

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Course Curriculum

Sashiko repair curriculum

Introduction and Meet the Maker:

  • What you'll learn
  • A brief history of Sashiko
  • Meet Barley Massey (0:56)
What you'll need
Choose a design
Preparing the garment:
  • Trim threads
  • Measure hole
Measure patch
Place patch on garment:
  • Turn garment inside out
  • Lay on patch
  • Pin patch
Threading the needle
Temporarily attach the patch (0:18)
Turn garment right side out
Remove the raw edge from the hole:
  • Folding and pinning the edges
Hem the edge of the patch (0:09)
Remove tacking stitches
Sashiko stitching:
  • Draw your design
  • Thread your needle
  • Running stitch
  • Start a new row (0:14)
  • Creating a cross
  • Try different patterns
Your finished pattern

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Barley Massey in her store Fabrications of Broadway Market in London.

Barley Massey

Barley set up Fabrications in 2000 on Broadway Market in Hackney, East London. Her focus has been on reviving traditional textile techniques, eco-design and upcycling. Fabrications is a mini department store of creativity and design, selling Barley's own creations, homewares, fashion and accessories. They supply all the tools and supplies to fuel other crafters and offer classes in sewing, textiles and crafts.