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Textile Embellishment Class

Textile Embellishment Fall 2021 Classes
Mon, December 13 : 13:30 – 15:30

Best Living Japan Studio, 3-17-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0047
Palmarin Merges

¥6,500 ( +10% Japan Consumption Tax )

Learn the skills of textile embellishment to reinvigorate an old pair of denim, a favorite blouse, or beloved scarf in the workshop dedicated to enhancing textiles. In this class that fuses together Japanese and Western mending techniques, and the Ainu textile history, you will learn 4 universal embroidery stitches; the running stitch, satin, chain, French knot, and the bullion stitch, as well as focusing on the traditional Japanese art of sashiko embroidery.

Ages 14+ are welcome. All materials are provided.

Textile Embellishment Fall 2021 Classes 
Mon, December 13 : 13:30 – 15:30

Best Living Japan Studio, Instructor: Palmarin Merges

Best Living Japan’s Curriculum and Instruction Director, Palmarin Merges is a Filipina American artist and trained Printmaker, whose works draw upon the idea of restriction as a generative force.
By reusing materials close at hand, she processes the materials of our daily lives and transforms them into patterns, collages, and Concrete Poetry.

Palmarin Merges holds an MFA in Printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute and has exhibited in Japan, the Philippines, San Francisco, and Portland, Oregon. She has previously taught Relief, Screenprint, and drawing at Pacific Northwest College of Art, Marylhurst University, Pacific University, and the Multnomah Arts Center.

Website: www.palmarinmerges.com
Instagram: @palmarinprints

She will be teaching the following classes and workshops in the Fall 2021 –

Textile: Textile Embellishment
Paper Arts: DIY Stamp Book