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by Susan Briscoe

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0715326414, Paperback)

Capture the essence of Japanese design with sashiko, the traditional technique of using decorative stitching to create striking patterns on fabric with lines of simple running stitch





Experiment with 12 essential sashiko techniques - each chapter includes a small starter project, ideal for beginners, then a more intricate design to perfect new skills





Discover all you need to know about threads, fabrics, and techniques, with a look into the history of sashiko





Achieve beautiful and creative results by combining modern materials with Japan's rich textile heritage





Be inspired by the traditional Japanese pieces that influenced the 25 stylish projects

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:58:11 -0400)

Sashiko is 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.… (more)

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