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April 11, 2022

Introducing special guest tutor Hiroe Mogi

  Our special guest tutor for the May 2022 Tamborine Quilt & Sashiko Retreat is expert Japanese quilter and sashiko designer Hiroe Mogi. She will be […]
February 28, 2022

We’ve Evacuated Our Premises Due To Brisbane Flooding

Hi All, The flooding in Brisbane has affected everyone in one way or another, and we’re no exception. With both my home and business located 100m […]
October 7, 2021

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 […]
August 20, 2021

‘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 […]
July 3, 2021

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 […]
June 23, 2021

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 […]
January 29, 2021

When to use Eleganza Perle Cottons for Sashiko Stitching

Standard sashiko thread has always been my go-to for sashiko and boro projects, but recently I thought I’d see how Eleganza perle cotton threads would work […]
January 25, 2021

Stitching a Dragonfly Sashiko Panel

With so many gorgeous colours of sashiko thread to choose from, you can really let your creativity shine through any sashiko project. Today we’re looking at […]
December 4, 2020

How to transfer sashiko patterns onto fabric

  Here is a simple method for transferring a sashiko pattern onto a piece of fabric for easy stitching. Anywhere you can get a lovely line […]