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Michelle Greenhouse

Michelle Greenhouse leads textile workshops throughout the Twin Cities, including at Textile Center. She studied at Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science and graduated with a master’s degree in weaving. She worked in the corporate design industry for 20 years at Calvin Klein, Jack Lenor Larsen, and Target. Michelle also has a master’s degree in Feng Shui and has always been inspired by Eastern Aesthetic and Philosophy. Currently Michelle is making her own Boro inspired fabrics, utilizing sustainability principles, mindfulness and upcycling vintage Japanese fabric. michellegreenhouse.com

 

February 2020

Intro to Boro Fabrics

February 29, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
$55 15 tickets left

Boro –a Japanese word meaning “broken:  an aesthetic that is based on fabric or garments that have been heavily used, tattered, and repaired using various darning techniques. Boro cloth lends itself to several trending movements such as sustainability (upcycle, recycle, circular design); visible mending (sashiko stitching, slow stitching) and mindfulness, as people have become interested in more sustainable fashion and clothing.  Learn the History of Boro, the difference between sashiko and running stitch, embroidery floss and sashiko thread, fabric collage…

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