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KOBO A-B / BORO workshop – Sunday: 26.06.22

KOBO A-B / BORO workshop – Sunday: 26.06.22

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Boro –   or Ranru らんる workshop with KOBO A-B. ‘Boroboro‘ translates as old and tattered and is the mostly commonly used term when referring to the Japanese textiles practice of patching or repairing garments using fragments or scraps of cloth.

The workshops begins with an introduction to BORO, looking at pieces from the KOBO A-B, BORO collection, we will then introduce you to and teach you the basics of Sashiko stitching and the patching/construction process of creating a BORO inspired piece (Artefact).

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What you will learn:

How to use mending stitches.

The application of repair and mending techniques, using scraps of both modern and vintage Japanese fabric.

The use of visible repair stitch techniques to enhance and to strengthen textiles.

New approaches to creating textile projects, using fabric scraps with traditional stitching techniques.

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We will provide:

Fabric, needles and thread for your usage and we also have examples of BORO work and stitching styles, together with several reference books available, for you to look at and refer to.

(A range of vintage Japanese textiles will also be available to purchase on the day should you wish to continue on from this session at home).

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Booking and payment: £90.00 (per person). 

Sunday: 26.06.22

Start: 10:30 

Finish: 16:30

(6hrs)

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We will provide refreshments in the form of hot and cold drinks on your arrival and during the mid-afternoon break. Please note, that lunch is not included. 

Event location: Cinema City, St. Andrews Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 4AD

The nearest carpark is: 2 Duke Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 3AJ

We hope that you can join us.



Terms & Conditions:
Places on each workshop are strictly limited to x10 places. We inform you if the workshop you wish to make booking for is fully subscribed.

In the event that we may need to reschedule the workshop, due to unavoidable circumstances, e.g.: extreme weather, cancellation due to government guidance, or if the workshop is undersubscribed. We will inform you within 48hrs of any cancellation and offer you an alternative date or credit note, or a full refund. However, we reserve the right for no liability of any costs or expenses that may be incurred due to the cancellation.


If you are booking this workshop as a gift, please inform us who is attending the workshop. And please, refer them to our terms and conditions.

If you are interested in a private event or a booking for a group, or party, please let us know.

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