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The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook: Patterns, Projects and Inspirations Paperback – 27 May 2005

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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: David and Charles; UK ed. edition (27 May 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780715318478
  • ISBN-13: 978-0715318478
  • ASIN: 0715318470
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 138 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,538 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

Sashiko, the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting, uses simple running stitch to create beautifully decorative patterns ideal for patchwork, quilting and embroidery. Sashiko (pronounced shash-ko) means 'stab stitch' and refers to the small running stitch that is worked to build up distinctive decorative patterns, of which there are hundreds. The book begins by exploring the origins of the technique to strengthen clothes and to make them warmer. Getting Started describes everything you need to begin stitching, including selecting suitable fabrics and threads, marking out patterns on the fabric, as well as the stitching technique itself. Ten project chapters show how easy it is to use sashiko patterns to make beautiful items for the home. The sashiko patterns are described in step-by-step detail in the pattern library, showing you exactly how to achieve each individual pattern with ease. Finally a gallery of work by contemporary Japanese textile artists provides extra inspiration.

About the Author

Susan Briscoe teaches Shonai sashiko quilting workshops and has produced bag kits using the technique for Euro Japan Links. She writes and designs for patchwork and needlecraft magazines and recently published her first book 21 Terrific Patchwork Bags. Her interest in sashiko began when she was teaching English in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.


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