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.  With the ease of local COVID19 restrictions we are currently planning our safe return to workshops for Summer 2020/2021.  Please check again for our upcoming program coming soon.  Thank you for your patience & continued support.

“MARU” 2-Day Japanese Stitching Intensive

"MARU" 2-Day Summer Stitching Intensive Join us for a 2-day class in Japanese hand stitching inspired by a vintage piece from Leanne’s personal collection. Traditional Japanese […]

Boro Stitching Drawstring Pouch

Boro Stitching Summer Drawstring Pouch The Japanese have a stitching tradition of using old cloth to make new items for every-day use. In this class we […]

BORO at Cowra Japanese Gardens 30 May CANCELLED

BORO at Cowra Japanese Gardens CANCELLED Leanne's BORO Exhibition & Artist in Residency scheduled for May at Cowra Japanese Gardens has been cancelled due to COVID-19.  […]

Sashiko for Beginners

Sashiko for Beginners A class to teach beginners the basics of this very effective traditional Japanese needlework.  A great introductory start to learn this relaxing technique […]

Temari Ball – Surface Embroidery

Temari Ball - Surface Embroidery Learn how to surface embroider traditional Japanese decorative temari balls for the festive season this year. Make a delightful gift or […]

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 […]

24 October 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 […]