Japanese Craft Workshops

Kimono House teaches a range of stitches and craft workshops to inspire your creative interest.

We offer classes in sashiko, boro and other traditional Japanese crafts including temari and shibori.  Workshops can also be arranged for groups at your own venue.  To book into one of our classes please choose from our current program.

Introduction to Shibori Indigo Dyeing

Introduction to Shibori Indigo Dyeing An introduction to the world of Japanese resist-dyeing using traditional shibori techniques. Fold, clamp and stitch cotton and silk fabric for […]

BORO Pouch

BORO Pouch The Japanese have a stitching tradition of using old cloth to make new items for every-day use. In this class we will learn how […]

Sashiko Coasters

Sashiko Coasters A class to teach beginners the basics of this very effective traditional Japanese needlework. Sashiko stitch a set of matching coasters and learn how […]

Suminagashi – Japanese Marbling with Paper

Suminagashi – Japanese Marbling with Paper Sumi-nagashi is a Japanese traditional art first recorded in 9th century. Join Emi as she talks about the history and […]

Japanese Temari Balls

Japanese Temari Balls Learn how to make Japanese decorative temari balls from the base core through to division and pattern application. he traditional obi pattern will […]

Japanese Flowers

Japanese Flowers Kumi Clayton joins us to teach the traditional technique for Tsumami Zaiku Japanese flowers. The delicate petals are created by folding & layering squares […]

BORO – The Japanese Slow Stitch

BORO - The Japanese Slow Stitch The Japanese word boro literally means rags – at one time in Japan when fabric was precious and never discarded, […]

Sashiko Stitching 1-Day Intensive – From Basics to Pattern Transfer

Sashiko Stitching 1-Day Intensive - From Basics to Pattern Transfer Leanne O’Sullivan will guide you in this relaxing and enjoyable introduction to sashiko, a traditional Japanese […]

Japanese Patchwork Quilting

Japanese Patchwork Quilting Come along for a very enjoyable day with Jan Preston as she guides you in this relaxed one-day class creating a kaleidoscope of […]