Cover art for Simple Sashiko
David & Charles, October 2016
Softcover, 48 pages
26.3cm × 19.3cm

Simple Sashiko 8 Sashiko Sewing Projects for the Modern Home

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Learn how to do the big stitch technique of sashiko with these 8 simple sashiko sewing projects. Traditional Japanese sewing technique, sashiko, is currently a major sewing trend in craft, interiors and fashion. Big stitches are used to create stunning, geometric patterns and texture to make home wares with a stylish, Japanese minimalist look.

This collection, featuring content previously published in 'The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook' and 'Japanese Sashiko Inspirations', includes 8 patterns for home decor so you can try this traditional technique for yourself.' Choose from 8 simple projects including coasters, cushions, wall hangings, bag and greetings cards. AUTHOR: Susan Briscoe is a leading expert in the traditional Japanese sewing technique, Sashiko. She was first introduced to sashiko in the early 1990s while teaching English in northern Japan where she learned the technique and studied the history of patchwork and quilting. Susan has published numerous patchwork and quilting books and her quilt designs have been published in quilting magazines, including Popular Patchwork, Patchwork and Quilting and Fabrications. SELLING POINTS: Traditional Japanese embroidery technique, sashiko, is currently a major sewing trend. Thiscollection of 8 sashiko designs and projects is an introduction to this traditional sewing technique. The patterns are small and accessible so sewers can try out this technique quickly and easily to bring some instant Japanese style to their homes Illustrated

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