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Sashiko: 20 Projects Using Traditional Japanese Stitching

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Sashiko: 20 Projects Using Traditional Japanese Stitching

Sashiko: 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.

      Author:

      • Jill Clay worked as a silk artist and taught adult education including City and Guild Textiles for many years. She started a tour company, Festival of Japan, with a special focus on textiles. Sashiko stitching now remains her favorite pastime. Jill lives in Richmond, North Yorkshire, UK.

      Selling points:

      • Projects include bedding, wall-hangings, greeting cards, notebook covers and brooches.
      • This Japanese sewing method is perfect for making modern ornaments, accessories and gifts.
      • 20 projects to help you master the stunning art of sashiko.

      Specifications:

      • ISBN: 9781784944872
      • Author: CLAY, JILL
      • Format: Paperback
      • Publication date: 01/09/2019
      • Pages: 144
      • Dimension: 275mm X 215mm

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