Boro Stitch: Hamsa Wall Hanging

Date: 12/15/2018 Saturday
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: Kate Eggleston
Age: Adults (18+):
Price: $65 per person (for one-day 3 hour workshop)

Class Description:

This Saturday night relaxing workshop allows you to make a creative holiday gift, or treat yourself to developing a new skill set while you sneak away from the season's stress! It can be used as a team building or a small holiday gathering. because it's sure to be a good time! Boro (translated as “ragged”) is the Japanese tradition of using small stitches (or functional embroidery) to mend clothing. We will use basic stitches, such as the running stitch, and fabric scraps to create a small wall hanging with a hamsa motif. A hamsa is a five-fingered hand, with or without an eye in the center, that promotes good luck. It is traditional symbol in a variety of faiths and cultures from around the world. All levels welcome - you do not need previous sewing experience. All basic materials needed for the workshop are included. However, students should bring fabric scraps from home to personalize their project.

Class size: minimum of 5 people to run workshop, maximum of 10 people

What is included:

  • Wall hanging fabric, indigo shibori fabric scraps, thread, needles, and other sewing necessities


5-10 scraps of fabric that you might like to integrate into the wall hanging (pieces a quarter yard or smaller) from old clothes, leftover quilting fabric, etc that is thinner than denim. You may bring a thimble if you prefer to use one. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring on the creative energy! Food and beverage is encouraged. *Food and beverage is encouraged!


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