Maru Bishamon Sashiko Template will give you the confidence to draw the maru-bishamon (rounded or curved bishamon) sashiko pattern with accuracy and ease.
This stencil will allow you to mark the perfect stitch length for maru bishamon onto fabric—simply mark your fabric with a bohin pencil or fine point chalk pencil in the spaces provided. You’ll never again need to guess the number of stitches required for the best outcome.
Maru-bishamon is one of the more difficult sashiko patterns to draw, making this template incredibly useful.
Maru Bishamon Sashiko Template is available in the following sizes
4½” square (11.45cm²)
8½” square (21.6cm²)
The template is thick enough to use as a ruler, allowing you to cut perfectly square sashiko blocks. It’s so easy to get creative and draw any number of maru-bishamon pattern variations—create your own curved bishamon design unique to you. If you need to refresh the design, just place your stencil back over the fabric and re-do.
Measurement markers are displayed on the template so you can enlarge the pattern to suit your project.
About the pattern
Maru-bishamon, (rounded or curved bishamon pattern), is a traditional Japanese geometric pattern that references Bishamon, one of the seven gods of good luck.