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Sashiko - Project Book by Jill Clay


Sashiko - Project Book by Jill Clay
20 Projects using traditional Japanese stitching

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. 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, Included 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 Craft 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.