Learn about Atsushi Futatsuya’s journey with Sashiko and its cultural importance.
Born into a Sashiko family in Japan's Gifu prefecture, Atsushi Futatsuya grew up surrounded by Sashiko artisans. He currently resides in central Pennsylvania, where he runs his company Upcycle Stitches LLC. Futatsuya hosts workshops, sells supplies and materials, and shares the Sashiko techniques and skills he has learned throughout his life. His mission is to share what Sashiko is with the world. Join us for this lecture to learn more about Atsushi and his journey with Sashiko.
Atsushi will have tools and materials available for purchase to try Sashiko for yourself!
Tickets: Free for students in Atsushi's August 14th workshop. A small donation from other attendees would be appreciated!
Parking: visitor-only parking lot in the back of Contemporary Craft (Access Contemporary Craft’s parking lot on Berlin Way. Space are limited, please plan your visit in advance.), street parking.
Public Transportation: 87, 91, 93
Bicycling: Bicycle racks are provided in front of the main entrance for use during regular open hours. Bicycles are parked at the owner’s risk; CC accepts no responsibility for vandalism or theft.