Discover sashiko, the Japanese method of decorative stitching to create striking patterns on fabric with lines of simple running stitch. Bring a touch of the Orient to your home with 25 unique projects exploring 12 essential methods for working with sashiko. Gain inspiration from the traditional Japanese pieces which inspired the project designs and a gallery of the author's sashiko pieces. Each chapter features a taster project, ideal for beginners to try the technique, then more challenging larger pieces to perfect new skills.
|Publication date:||11th March 2008|
|Publisher:||David & Charles|
|Categories:||Needlework & fabric crafts,|
Susan Briscoe was first introduced to sashiko in the early 1990s while teaching English in northern Japan. Her sashiko designs have been published in popular magazines, including Popular Patchwork, Patchwork and Quilting and Fabrications. This is her fourth title for D&C. Susan lives in Wrexham.More About Susan Briscoe