The Path of Creative Exploration

Research is a fundamental discipline in education, learning, and teaching. Shannon & Jason, who are passionate about sewing, stitching and crafting, apply their research skills to their subject matter of choice: Sashiko. Shannon Leigh Roudhán and Jason Bowlsby are authors and instructors with over 30 years of experience under their belts who teach their crafts and research knowledge with enthusiasm and a quirky sense of humor.

In this 90 minute lecture, Jason and Shannon take you down their Sashiko research rabbit hole, full of twists, turns, Elvis(!) and laughs! Travel through the history of Boro & Sashiko from the perspective of these two passionate and fun researchers without leaving the comfort of your armchair!

What you will learn

  • Behind the scenes with Shannon & Jason where they share their research and background knowledge in all things Sashiko

  • Not sure if Sashiko is for you? This is a great taste of the history of the art and the fun of the stitches that will spark your interest

  • History fans will love the antique fabrics and the rich history of this ancient Japanese art

  • Once you’ve fallen in love with the art, be sure to explore the many classes on Sashiko (from beginner to advanced) available with Shannon & Jason and only on Creative Spark!

  • Includes access to course videos, downloads, the Creative Spark private community, and discussion with your instructor. Your course content does not expire.

183 Browser Windows Lecture: A Sashiko Rabbit Hole

Hear the fascinating history of Boro and Sashiko from two researchers who got to live history by reading it in antique fabrics. Adventure down a rabbit hole where they ended up in a museum curation room surrounded by 200-year-old stitched garments.