Sashiko Embroidery with Sue Howie – Toowoomba

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Sashiko Embroidery with Sue Howie – Toowoomba

September 18 @ 9:00 am - September 19 @ 3:00 pm

The Toowoomba Sashiko Class returns: A one-day class in Toowoomba where you will make your very own Petunia Sashiko Boro Table Runner for beginner sashiko stitchers, or a Threaded Pathways duo for experienced sashiko stitchers.
Learn all the necessary techniques for sashiko embroidery and boro textiles. The day also includes sashiko demonstrations and a popup sashiko store. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Important: This class requires pre-payment and a firm commitment to attend. In the event of your cancellation, only the kit fee of $88 will be refundable. If an unforeseen (COVID) situation arises every effort will be made to reschedule the class or refund your ticket.

Available dates

Saturday September 18 – Beginners

10AM-4PM

This class is for beginners and/or people who have not done a class with me before. I prefer everyone to do this class prior to attending the optional advanced class on Sunday. We will be working on the Petunia Sashiko Boro Table Runner.

Cost: $180

Included:

  • Day’s tuition
  • Complete Table Runner Kit
  • Refreshments including tea, coffee and juice

Saturday Programme

Morning Session

  • Basic Sashiko class—learn to sew a pre-printed piece of fabric (it will be one of the squares for the runner in your kit.)
  • We’ll then learn how to trace designs onto fabric with tracing paper and a design on paper.
  • Demonstration of how to stencil patterns using sashiko templates.
  • Small exhibition of my work

Lunch Break

The Venue has a café on the grounds. The Hooper Centre is right next door to the Function Room. You are welcome to bring your own lunch if you prefer.

Afternoon Session

  • How to do Boro  (This again will be one of the squares in your kit.)

Class Requirements

  • Cutting Mat About A3 size (not a huge one!)
  • Small Sewing Scissors
  • Glue Pen (I will have on hand for sale at the class, if you require one.)
  • Ceramic Pencil – White. (I will have on hand for sale at the class should you require one.)
  • Straight Pins
  • Standard Sewing Needle for basting
  • Sewing Thread for basting
  • Cutting Ruler and Rotary Cutter
  • Biro

Also recommended: USB rechargeable Light Source if you have one

Sunday September 19 – Experienced

9AM-3PM

This class is for anyone who has mastered the basics of sashiko embroidery and have previously completed a sashiko project. Saturday students welcome.

We will be working on two Threaded Pathways wall hangings: two sashiko panels designed with an Australian Indigenous theme. These two designs combine sashiko and appliqué. Each panel measures approx. 100cm x 50cm.

Cost: $180

Included:

  • Day’s tuition
  • All kit materials needed for the two wall hangings
  • Refreshments including tea, coffee and juice

Sunday Programme

Morning Session

  • Threaded Pathways duo project
  • Small exhibition of my work

Lunch Break

The Venue has a café on the grounds. The Hooper Centre is right next door to the Function Room. You are welcome to bring your own lunch if you prefer.

Afternoon Session

  • Threaded Pathways duo project

Class Requirements:

  • Cutting Mat About A3 size (not a huge one!)
  • Small Sewing Scissors
  • Roanne’s glue (I will have on hand for sale at the class if you require.)
  • Ceramic Pencil – White. (I will have on hand for sale at the class should you require one.)
  • Straight Pins
  • Applique Needles
  • Black Applique Thread
  • Cutting Ruler and Rotary Cutter
  • Biro

Recommended: USB rechargeable Light Source if you have one.

Class Shop

  • I will bring a small supply of standard sashiko threads, small sashiko projects, tracing paper, fabrics for sashiko, sashiko & quilting books, sashiko templates and more.
  • EFTPOS facilities will be provided
  • You’re welcome to email me at sue@indigoniche.com for advance orders ahead of your class.

Tickets

  • Please email ticket enquiries to Marion Benfield
  • Payment Method: Direct Deposit
    • ACC Name: MT BENFIELD    
    • BSB: 082-649    
    • ACC no: 16 002 4810
    • PLEASE USE YOUR FULL NAME AND SASHIKO EMBROIDERY CLASS as identifiers.

Details

Start:
September 18 @ 9:00 am
End:
September 19 @ 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Organisers

Marion Benfield
Sue Howie

Venue

Laguna Conference Room
189 Hume St
Toowoomba City, QLD 4350 Australia
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Phone:
(07) 4659 9188
Website:
https://www.lagunaapartments.com.au/facilities/