In this workshop you will learn the basics of Kogin embroidery and have the opportunity to design your own piece.
Kogin is an ancient Embroidery technique originating from the Aomori prefecture in Japan. Traditionally, a cotton thread was embroidered on a hemp or linen fabrics to make peasants garment more resistant to cold climates. With time, kogin designs became more specific to particular areas and developed into an art.
Includes afternoon tea and tutor fee
KIT PRICE: $20
Payable to the tutor, includes fabric and patterns.
REQUIREMENTS LIST: SASHIKO, BORO, KOGIN
ruler(around 8” square but whatever small one you have)
small embroidery scissors,
frixion pen (green if you have),
small table lamp (optional)
ABOUT THE TUTOR
Julie loves patchwork, embroidery and hand sewing. She is enthusiastic about hexagons, paper piecing, wool felt embroidery, Boro, Kogin and sashiko. Julie finds sashiko very relaxing as all the stitches are the same but the end results of a project are fulfilling and quite unique to your own design. Enjoy a day with Julie to design and stitch. You will be amazed at how quickly your project will come together.