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Semamori embroidery – sewn blessings

October 11, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This is the third workshop in our Japanese crafts series at the beautiful Crary Art Gallery

In many ancient cultures decorative stitching was used to protect the wearer of a garment from evil. Semamori, literally translates from the Japanese as back protection, and was applied to the small kimono of children to protect them from being ambushed by a devil from behind. Each pattern has symbolic meaning, and conveys blessings and protections from the maker to the wearer of the finished garment. In the workshop we will sew several of the most popular patterns based on antique sewing charts.

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October 11, 2022
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Crary Art Gallery
Warren, PA 16365 United States
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