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Japanese Quilting: Sashiko (edition 1993)
Japanese Quilting: Sashiko by Hiromitsu Takano
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0713486341, Paperback)Practical introduction to the distinctive patterns and designs of sashiko; Beautiful projects for the home, based on a range of exciting and unusual designs; Includes a history of the technique as well as advice on fabrics, and sewing and designing equipment In recent years there has been a great revival of interest in sashiko, the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting based on a quick and easy running stitch. This book is a practical introduction to the distinctive patterns and designs of the technique. Learn how to create beautiful projects for the home, including placemats, a tea cosy, cushions and wallhangings. The designs range from traditional geometric patterns inspired by natural objects such as tree bark, waves and turtle shells, to colourful images of flowers and trees. Each project lists the materials needed and gives clear instructions for making up the finished item.
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