Indigo News

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 […]

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 […]

Boro Wovens Now In Store

As detailed in an earlier blog post, Boro Stitching is the Japanese folk-art of reinforcing items of clothing or bedding with spare or would-be-discarded scraps of […]

Japan Group Textile Tour Announcement

TOUR NOW FULLY BOOKED Travel Counsellors, in conjunction with Inside Japan Tours, are very pleased to be organising a wonderful 16-day Textile Tour of Japan, departing […]

Block of the Month Sashiko Quilt: ‘Traditions’.

Sign up to participate in the Indigo Niche Block of the Month quilt: the Traditions sashiko boro quilt. Traditions is a fabulous quilt by Sue Howie that […]

Natural-dyed Sashiko Threads from Keiko Futatsuya

For a number of years, I have been a great admirer—and proud stockist—of Keiko Futatsuya’s sashiko threads, which she produces in limited batches of colour using […]

New Sashiko Designs In Store

I’ve been quite busy experimenting with a variety of sashiko and boro design concepts for table runners, some traditional and some modern, two of which are […]

New Japanese Fabrics In Store

Just arrived in store! A gorgeous selection of Japanese cotton fabrics. All these fabrics have an indigo border at both selvedges of approximately 13cm, and are […]

New In Store — Japanese Tote Bags

Recently arrived in store—a superb range of Indigo Tote Bags and Purses. These are beautifully made from indigo fabrics. Choose your favourites before they’re all gone, […]

Yarn-dyed Spring Clean Sale

Exclusively for the month of September, we’ll be having a ‘Spring clean’ sale on a selection of our yarn-dyed stock. If there was ever a time […]

New Sashiko Panel Series Announced

The Four Seasons is a new sashiko panel series from Indigo Niche. It will feature four individual designs—Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring. Visitors to the Melbourne […]

Sit & Stitch Classes 2017 Yeronga

Sit and Stitch at our Workshop –  2017 –  – Bring your Sashiko Stitching for some tips on the day and a very relaxing morning of […]

Needlework Tour: Sydney to Seattle — April 22 – May 14 2018

New Cruise just been announced.  Sue is delighted to be a tutor on the Needlework Tour from Sydney to Seattle from April 22nd – May 14th […]