Art of Mending

Art of Mending


Level 1 Sewing Class: No prior sewing experience needed

Learn the art of Boro Boro Japanese patchworking in this Intro to Hand Sewing class. Embrace the ethic of no wastefulness- Boro Boro literally translates to "rags". Bring a denim jacket, jeans, a tote bag, or anything else you want to add patchwork to. We will go over basic hand sewing techniques, as well as stitches used in Boro Boro. 

Materials Needed: Your own item that you want to patchwork. We will provide thread, fabric, and the instruction.

Blog Post about past Boro Boro Hand Sewing workshop




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Class Location: Klum House Workshop // 6006 N Oberlin St, Portland, OR

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What to Bring

- Your own item that you want to patchwork: Tote bag, denim jacket, or pair of jeans, etc. 

- We provide all other, tools, and materials, but if you want to bring your own fabric, go ahead!

- We suggest bringing a closed-top water bottle to hydrate during class.