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DIY Sashiko Denim Repair (Boro)

Location: Multi-purpose Close to Kitch- Rm 7, Meadowbrook Community Center
Time: Come any time between 3:00 - 4:00, 2019-03-30
Maximum attendance: Unlimited

Minimum age: (None specified)

Description:
Boro is the age old Japanese art of mending textiles and is literally translated as rags or scraps of cloth. As far back as the 17th century, peasants, merchants and artisans would patch up clothing and quilts using scraps of old kimonos or hemp fabric, making the garment last long enough to be ... BRING CLOTHING TO MEND

Instructor: Marcia Mellinger
Marcia Mellinger has made her own clothes starting around age 7, and enjoys using scraps and thrift store treasures to create wearable art. She has taken many courses, and is currently in a group, which meets monthly to show their creations.