Sashiko

Sashiko

If you can sew a running stitch, you can embroider beautiful Sashiko patterns! Try your hand at visible mending – or stitching up a brand new project. The ancient Japanese folk art is perfect a perfect way to practice a meditative slow-stitch and you can learn how with a Sashiko needle, Sashiko thread and fabric. It’s an addicting, portable, take-with-you technique.

Getting Started Stitching Sashiko

Whether a student of historical Japanese Sashiko or a Modern Creative just looking for an easy, enjoyable slow stitching project, Sashiko might be “it”. All you need are simple sashiko...

Sometimes I want to get a project done really fast, but lately I have picked up a hand stitching project when I want to unwind. The slow, meditative process of...

In a fast-paced, plugged-in world, it’s so easy to lose track of how the things we use everyday came to be. Even though today’s versions are largely machine made, human...

More Sashiko

If the Shibaguyz, Shannon and Jason Mullett-Bowlsby, traveled back in time, they probably would land in The Renaissance. Not because they are classical painters and sculptors (although, who knows what...

Whether a student of historical Japanese Sashiko or a Modern Creative just looking for an easy, enjoyable slow stitching project, Sashiko might be “it”. All you need are simple sashiko...

Making Sashiko ornaments is a great way to see what the slow-stitch movement is all about. It's slow stitch, to be sure, but the projects are so small you can...

In a fast-paced, plugged-in world, it’s so easy to lose track of how the things we use everyday came to be. Even though today’s versions are largely machine made, human...

Sometimes I want to get a project done really fast, but lately I have picked up a hand stitching project when I want to unwind. The slow, meditative process of...