Sashiko: 20 Projects Using Traditional Japanese Stitching by Jill Clay
Learn the stunning art of Sashiko stitching with this comprehensive guide that's packed with inspirational ideas
Meaning "little stabs", it's a traditional Japanese sewing method that uses evenly spaced running stitches to create eye-catching geometric patterns
This book features:
20 patterns and motifs that readers can choose from and use as templates for their own unique Sashiko designs
Thorough guidance on the tools, materials and basic techniques,
Projects include are large-scale items such as bedding, a door curtain and wall-hanging, and smaller items, such as brooches, greetings cards and notebook covers
Sashiko explores the history of this strikingly effective technique and demonstrates how to apply it to a range of useful and ornamental items for the home, accessories and gifts.