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Quilt and Sashiko Retreats at Tamborine Mountain in 2022

Indigo Niche will be holding a series of four-day quilting and sashiko retreats at Tamborine Mountain in 2022. The retreats will cover a range of techniques to […]

‘Floral Traditions’ BOM Sashiko Quilt Starts September

Register your interest for September’s Indigo Niche Block of the Month (BOM) quilt: the ‘Floral Traditions’ sashiko quilt. All sashiko blocks are pre-printed for ease of […]

Using Niche Rulers For Sashiko & Quilt Blocks

I demonstrate how to use acrylic Niche Rulers to cut perfect blocks in multiple sizes for patchwork and sashiko, and how to use them in conjunction with sashiko […]

Introducing Sashiko Templates

A demonstration of acrylic sashiko templates: how to create beautiful traditional Japanese patterns, get the perfect stitch length, and make ideal sashiko projects. I love to […]


  • Val Friederich
    I have thoroughly enjoyed doing my Traditions quilt .. it was challenging and I double checked everything twice!  I have done several of your sashiko pieces and this is my first time doing boro ..just loved all of it. (My daughter-in-law has wonderful boro patches on several pairs of her “favourite” worn out jeans and she just loves them.) Thank you for all your hard work .. it is keeping me busy during isolation!
    Val Friederich
    Port Macquarie, NSW
  • Jodie Irvine
    Hi Indigo Niche! I received an order from you a couple of weeks ago and I would just like to say a huge Thank You! I love my order, your fabric is amazing! Thank You very much for a great product and great service, it is appreciated!
    Jodie Irvine
  • Jill
    At the recent Melbourne Quilting and Craft Show I purchased a Sashiko table runner kit. I had never seen them before and this has filled a small gap for me in the evening while my quilting projects are packed up. I brought the kit to work and my quilting class loved the simplistic concepts. Thanks for your time in showing me your completed projects  in Melbourne. I love the embroidery.
    Kyneton VIC
  • Ursula Thomas
    I started doing a sashiko panel after some friends in my Craft Group put in a bulk order. We enjoyed working together and planning what we would make. I became so keen on Sashiko work that I bought a new sashiko panel at the Brisbane craft show.  My daughter decided she would like a Queen Size bedspread using my sashiko work, but I couldn't visualise how to best use my work in one quilt. I started adding fabrics as best I could, but I became frustrated by my results. Then I heard of the Sashiko and Fabric Workshop coming to town. Indigo Niche are marvellous, the impossible became possible. They advised me immediately with a "Can Do" attitude. I love the result, and everyone else does too.
    Ursula Thomas
    North Rockhampton
  • Sue G
    I would just like to thank you again for all your help at the Brisbane Quilt and Craft Show. I appreciate so very much being able to get the Firefly Fabric so I can finish a quilt I am doing for a friend for Christmas! You were so friendly and helpful to my sister and I, we live in an area where it is difficult to get supplies without travelling a long way and to get that fabric meant a lot to me. ...even more so because you made it into a kit for me! You had a fabulous stand at the show and we will definitely see you again next year. We thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to the Brisbane show—it was great! Many thanks and best wishes
    Sue G
  • Julia C.
    Just want to thank you for organising such a rewarding workshop. I felt most inspired when I left and confident to move on with new techniques in my sewing repertoire. Please keep me in the loop for all further workshops, retreats etc.
    Julia C.
  • Robyn
    Thank you for your generosity of time, tuition and company, it was greatly appreciated. Will see you at the quilt show – if not before. Now on to that boro piece for more creative compositions!