Learn two delightful Japanese hand stitched textile techniques: Atarashii - making versatile quilt-as-you-go patchwork units, which can be turned into a variety of useful items; and Sashiko - a quilting technique traditionally stitched in white thread on indigo coloured fabric. You are shown traditional examples and then contemporary ways of using the techniques.
Janice Gunner is a stitched textile artist, specializing in Shibori dyeing, piecing and quilting techniques. She has always sewn and studied textiles as a mature student and holds City & Guilds in Patchwork & Quilting and the Diploma in Stitched Textiles. Janice has 27 years' experience of teaching at many levels, both nationally and internationally. She is author of two books; Shibori for Textile Artists and Liberating Log Cabin.