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  • 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 natural dyes. She was inspired to create these uniquely-coloured threads while working with vintage Japanese denim. She needed a thread colour that would lend an organic look to the […]

  • 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 now available in kit form.   Five traditional Japanese family crests depicted in sashiko stitching. I’m very happy with this rustic type of striped fabric for bordering as I […]

  • Announcing The Quilter’s Treasure Box If you are an ardent quilter and looking for an inexpensive way to increase your stash with beautiful, high quality fabrics, read on! Each fortnight Indigo Niche will be heavily discounting a select number of beautiful fabrics—The Quilter’s Treasure Box—which will make welcome additions to your stash. Whether there are […]

  • 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 the future of the Indigo Niche brand heading into 2018, not to mention our product availability. Here’s what you need to know. We now sell exclusively online. I will […]

  • 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 ideal for patchwork and garment making.  

  • 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, as stock is very limited!              

  • 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 to update your stash, this would be it!     Buy One of our Taupe Jnr Jelly Rolls in any colour and get $10 off the price.  This special […]

  • 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 Craft & Quilt Fair will get a sneak preview of Autumn and Winter. Watch this space!

  • Sit and Stitch at our Workshop –  2017 –  – Bring your Sashiko Stitching for some tips on the day and a very relaxing morning of like minded stitchers – All skill levels are very welcome – 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. on days as noted on the Calendar – Our 2016 Calendar is now […]

  • 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 – 2018. 23 days cruising the Pacific – calling into wonderful Ports and stitching Sashiko . What a time to be had! click on the link for details   http://www.needleworktours.com.au/booking/craft-creations-cruise-2018/choose-your-projects

Upcoming Events

  1. Sue Howie in the US

    October 30 @ 8:00 am - December 5 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Sashiko Club – February

    February 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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