Orkney Japan Mini Festival – Boro Boro Workshop

Date:October 4 2022
Time:10.00 am - 4.00pm
Price: £50.00


An introduction to boroboro – based on the Japanese tradition of patching, stitching and repairing textiles


This one-day workshop, led by Carol Dunbar and Susan Dejardin, will introduce the concept of boroboro with participants being able to make a small project of their own. The workshop will focus on the use of recycling materials and a simple sashiko running stich.

Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience.


All materials are provided including choice of fabrics and threads – as well as your own project you will receive a sashiko needle and hank of sashiko thread to take home.


Please Note:

Lunch is not provided so please feel free to bring a packed lunch. Tea, coffee, biscuits, crockery and utensils provided.

If you have questions, please contact



The ‘Orkney Japan Mini Festival’ is a project initiated by the Orkney Japan Association (OJA). The Kristin Linklater Voice Centre is pleased to be hosting this series of workshops in partnership with OJA.



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