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Sashiko Summer Slip Ons

Simple Sashiko embroidery pairs beautifully with these entirely hand-stitched and customizable slip on house shoes. Lightweight yet sturdy, the slip ons are ideal for the warmer months. The construction process is calming and meditative — you’ll not only want to make a set for yourself but for loved ones as well.

This two session class will include a brief overview of the history of Sashiko embroidery and will provide step-by-step instructions for creating fully lined, hand sewn slip ons. A PDF tutorial document with alternative sewing methods and Sashiko pattern options will also be provided.


Dates + Time
Thursdays, July 18th & 25th, 2024

3 - 5:30 pm ET 

Cost
Virtual Class: $120

Location
Zoom, access link will be sent out the day before the first class.

Recording

Classes will be recorded. A link to the recording will be emailed to all registrants following the final live session and available for one month.

Class Materials & Supplies 

  • Printable pattern pieces (will be sent to all students the week of class)
  • Ruler
  • Removable marking tool such as chalk or frixion pen
  • Pins and wonder clips
  • Scissors (for cutting template)
  • Scotch tape
  • Fabric shears
  • Snips
  • Hand sewing needle
  • Sashiko or embroidery needle
  • Polyester thread
  • Sashiko thread or embroidery floss
  • Iron and pressing surface
  • Upper exterior fabric: at least 25” wide x 15” high
  • Upper lining and sole lining fabric: at least 40” wide x 15” high
  • Fusible fleece for sole lining:  at least 10” wide x 15” high
  • Sole fabric:  at least 10” wide x 15” high

Recommended Fabrics

  • Exterior upper fabric = linen, linen blends, cotton, chambray
  • Lining upper fabric = linen or cotton
  • Sole = suede, faux suede or Dritz anti-skid gripper fabric
  • Sole lining = linen or cotton

Finished Dimensions

Extra small: Approximately 3 1/2” wide x 8 1/4” long

Small: Approximately 4” wide x 8 3/4” long

Medium: Approximately 4 1/4” wide x 9 3/8” long

Large: Approximately 4 1/2” wide x 10” long

Extra Large: Approximately 4 3/4” wide x 10 5/8” long

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