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Description[Softcover, 128 pages] Japanese Sashiko Inspirations: 25 Ways to Explore a Traditional Technique by Susan Briscoe. 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 and be inspired by the traditional Japanese pieces that influenced the 25 stylish projects.
Manufacturer: David & Charles