Sashiko, an Introduction

About Sashiko, an Introduction

Sashiko for beginners. Students will learn the basic Sashiko stitch, discuss ways of incorporating Sashiko in other work and learn a bit about the history of Japanese Mending Embroidery. Together we will work through a sampler suitable for use as either a framed piece or a pillow top.

This class is limited to 40 students. This class is presented in collaboration with the John C. Campbell Folk School.

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Class Goals

  • Goal 1: To learn the basic Sashiko Stitch
  • Goal 2: A discussion of needles, threads and fabric suitable for Sashiko
  • Goal 3: How to mark your fabric for a Sashiko project
  • Goal 4: Finishing techniques for a Sashiko piece

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About the John C. Campbell Folk School & Lessonface

For 96 years, the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina has transformed lives, and brought people together in a nurturing environment for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. Since 2012, Lessonface has connected more than 30,000 students with over 2,000 great teachers for live music, language, and arts lessons online, delivering on our mission to help students achieve their goals while treating teachers equitably.


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This class will be offered on April 19 as part of LESSONFEST, our weeklong festival of free classes and activities.

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Single session on Wednesday, April 19, at 10 am ET | 7 am PT | 14:00 UTC.

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Enrolled students receive lifetime access to the video recording of the class.

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Sashiko, an Introduction
Penny Morgan

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Penny Morgan

Penny Morgan

Penny Morgan (Prichard) has been involved with teaching cooking to adults since 2000. An accomplished fiber artist, Penny loves to share tips  and inspiration with quilters, embroiderers and wool applique fans of all skill levels.

Penny has been teaching online courses since 2002. As an instructor for East Carolina University she has taught food labs online to many students.  Penny is looking forward to using the Lessonface platform.

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