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 […]

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 […]