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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Some Ideas For Sashiko Projects

   

What Are Sashiko Needles?

One of the most important components of sashiko stitching is the needle, and it should come as no surprise that there are needles manufactured specifically for […]

Making A Lovely Sashiko Table Cloth

I have just completed a sashiko table cloth for my balcony table… and I absolutely love the result. One of my favourite sashiko motifs is Shippo-tsunagi, […]

Boro Stitching – An Introduction

What is Boro Stitching? The raw simplicity and functional beauty of the boro artform is something that I’ve adored for some time. I get a lot […]

Sashiko — Origins and Designs

Sashiko — An Appreciation I have been fascinated by the beautiful art-form of Sashiko for more than two decades, conducting workshops and featuring its embroidery patterns […]

Needle Works Cruise 2018 Highlights

I had an absolutely amazing time tutoring on the 2018 Needle Works cruise. The whole experience perfectly combined holiday relaxation and creative abundance. It was wonderful […]

Moving Forward in 2018

As you may be aware, we made the decision last year to close our retail premises. This caused many of our loyal customers to wonder about […]