Festive Japanese Boro Workshop (25/11/2023)

Festive Japanese Boro Workshop  (25/11/2023)
Festive Japanese Boro Workshop  (25/11/2023)

Festive Japanese Boro Workshop (25/11/2023)

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25th of November 2023

Hosted in the tranquil grounds of The Japanese Garden and presented by textile enthusiast & teacher Sue Crawley. This Workshop will focus on stitching with a Christmas Twist. Complete with mince pies, hot drinks & some xmas tunes. 

Boro means rags in Japanese. In the past people would patch their clothes and household textiles repeatedly, mainly using blue and indigo scrapes which were widely available. This would be done so often that all that was left was the repairs and little would be seen of the original item. 

This workshop would involve:

Entrance to The Japanese Garden prior to the workshop

Short Introduction : What is Boro? Uses of Boro stitching, examples of Boro

Explanation & Demonstration : Of simple stitches and how to Boro stitch pieces.

All fabric, threads and equipment are supplied, and you will have your own piece of Boro inspired textile art to take away at the end of the session.  

Max number of attendees : 12 

Registration : 2.45pm in the Ticket Office & Shop Building

Course Start Time : 3.00pm

Course End Time : 5.30pm 

Workshop price includes : Course, equipment use, tea or coffee and biscuit. 

Lead Time

We aim to ship products within 3-5 working days. 

Where we ship to

We currently ship to the UK only. 

Shipping Costs

We offer a standard flat rate shipping charge of £1.95 for orders under 100g. 

Shipping Time

Once shipped our products usually arrive within 3 working days . For addresses in the Scottish Highlands this may be slightly longer.

Our Shipping Carrier

We ship our orders using the Royal Mail. We will send a shipping confirmation email once your order has been shipped. 

Do you offer local delivery?


Do you offer in store pick up?

Yes. You can choose this option at checkout. We will email you once your order is ready to collect. This is usually within 3-5 working days.

We have a 30-day return policy for shop items only, which means you have 30 days after receiving your item to request a return. Please note this does not include any of our tickets or activity bookings, these are all non refundable and non transferable to another day.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

To start a return, you can contact us at sales@cowdengarden.com. If your return is accepted, we’ll send you instructions on how and where to send your package. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted. We cannot refund shipping costs and return shipping will not be covered by the charity. 

You can always contact us for any return question at sales@cowdengarden.com.

Damages and issues
Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you receive the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and make it right.

Exceptions / non-returnable items
Certain types of items cannot be returned, like perishable goods (such as food, flowers, or plants), custom products (such as special orders or personalised items), and personal care goods (such as beauty products). We also do not accept returns for hazardous materials, flammable liquids, or gases. Please get in touch if you have questions or concerns about your specific item.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns on sale items or gift cards.

The fastest way to ensure you get what you want is to return the item you have, and once the return is accepted, make a separate purchase for the new item.

We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your return, and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method. Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too.

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