The Ultimate Sashiko Card Deck
$44.00 inc GST
Patterns, Technique and Inspiration in 50 Cards
Learn the traditional Japanese needlework technique of Sashiko with this fun and inspiring craft deck! Sashiko, the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting, uses simple running stitch to create beautifully decorative patterns ideal for patchwork, quilting and embroidery.
Among the 52 cards are nine easy to identify foundational stitches that act as the starting point for Sashiko. Everything you need to know to get started from the absolute basics to the materials needed are included in the handy 16-page booklet. Additional trips and tricks make the card deck a complete package, perfect for a novice stitcher or for a more experienced crafter looking to expand their knowledge. The cards are presented in a wafer sealed box, with a belly band, making them easy to carry around out and about, while also easy to store. Size of cards is 3 3/4″ x 6″ – which makes these easy to store and make them accessible for use.
These cards are the perfect aide for an introduction to this ancient craft/art containing a photograph of the completed design, with name of the pattern and a little history of the design. Also includes the pathways to stitch which is so important and eliminates the angst for the beginner. Instructions on the reverse show you how to construct the pattern yourself with clear diagrams.