The Contemplative Stitch: Boro with Wendy Drummond
July 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until July 16, 2022
Slowing down the production, reconnecting the creative – The Contemplative Stitch – Boro class introduces participants to a Japanese form of stitching and textiles that traditionally was referred to as “mended or patched cloth,” a skill that was necessary in keeping clothing functional and warm. Today, however, Boro has been elevated to an art form that can be functional, decorative and story-filled. You will enjoy the journey through the history and practice of Boro and its application of stitch.
Perfect for beginners or seasoned sewers, no sewing machines or technology required, just a curiosity and a desire to ‘slow things down’. Participants will have the opportunity to master the basics and explore the ‘revival’ of traditional stitch techniques, while applying them for functionality,