Sewing Sashiko Boro Slippers with Robyn

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What’s it all about?

Sashiko is a striking style of Japanese embroidery, and Boro means rags – referring to the upcycled use of fabric. Come and learn Sashiko embroidery methods, and other stitches, to make a pair of personalised, detailed denim slippers! Just in time for a decadent Summer.

All fabrics and materials provided in a take-home pack including the padding and sole, denim, sashiko threads, and a variety of patterned fabrics to create your own look.

This class is suitable for sewing beginners. And yes! We accommodate different foot sizes! Please email your shoes size to with your ticket purchase.

What will we cover?

In this hands on class we will cover basic Kantha and Boro principals and provide you with the materials and supportive instruction to create your own pair of personalised slippers. 


  • Wheelchair Accessibility Venue
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Discounted Early Bird Tickets
  • Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
  • Auslan Interpreter Upon Request 
  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Who will be teaching?

Robyn Bunting is a reuse, repurpose and remake enthusiast who is the owner of the business and studio ‘Harold and Maude‘ on level 2 of the Nicholas Building, that focuses on recycling, repurposing and remaking. She has spent 35 years working in Theatre, film and television industry making all sorts of things using sewing technique of all types.

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