Japanese Boro Stitch and Scrap Scarf - $45 class fee - Saturday 11/4 10:00 - 3:00
Discover the rich and intricate world of Boro Stitching, a traditional Japanese textile
technique renowned for its beauty, history and sustainability. In this 5-hour course you will
embark on a creative journey exploring the art of Boro stitching and its profound cultural
significance and walk away with a beautiful handmade scarf.
Boro , which translates to ?rags? or ?tatters: originated in Japan during the Edo Period (1609-
1868) as a means of mending and repurposing textiles in rural farming communities. Its
simple stitches bring function and beauty to the garment. Each textile tells a story ? whether
it is the scraps of fabrics that are used for the patches, or the stitches chosen for the repair.
Mending brings fashion and interest to the item. Come and join us and enjoy the art of Boro