Simply Sashiko - Classic Japanese Embroidery Made Easy" by Nihon Vogue

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This listing is for one book: "Simply Sashiko - Classic Japanese Embroidery Made Easy" by Nihon Vogue. This is a paperback book.
ISBN: 9784805316245

This well-thought out book is perfect for those who are just starting sashiko as well as those who want to learn a few new tips to improve their technique. The book focuses on technique and how to stitch patterns correctly.

It contains step-by-step instructions on how to stitch 36 various sashiko designs. The instructions are both written and in diagram form so that you can easily stitch the included sashiko patterns. The proper order of stitching will help reduce thread waste as well as to create a beautiful finished product. Tips, drafting techniques and additional photographs are also included for each pattern.

This book also contains instructions on sashiko technique, materials and how to set up a hanafukin project using sarashi fabric. Written instructions and diagrams on how to complete 7 projects using sashiko are also included however the focus of this book is clearly on proper stitching order and technique. These small projects are suitable for beginner and more experienced sashiko artists. Some sewing experience is required to complete the projects however most projects need little to no sewing experience. Construction diagrams are provided showing how to sew and complete projects. The book does not contain any sewing patterns but provides clear instructions and diagrams for the project.

Drawstring Pouch A and B
Placemats and Coasters
Tissue Cases
Creative Hitomezashi Brooches

The full size templates must be traced or copied onto your fabric. These are NOT stencils. The templates can be photocopied and resized if desired. Drafting techniques can also be used to create a different sized template pattern if desired.

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