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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
sashiko embroidery using perle 5 thread

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 […]
November 25, 2020

How To Handle Sashiko Thread

Here are some tips on how to open and manage a new skein of sashiko thread. Keep your sashiko thread free of tangles and easy to […]
August 26, 2020

Some Ideas For Sashiko Projects

   
February 10, 2020

Brisbane Sashiko & Boro Workshop Announced

Join Sue Howie in Brisbane this May for a day of sashiko and boro. In this full day event you’ll learn the basics of sashiko stitching […]