[Softcover, 46 pages] Sashiko Handy Pocket Guide: 27 Designs, Tips & Tricks for Successful Stitching by Sylvia Pippen. Sashiko is easy to do on the go and this pocket guide is perfect to go with you! This mini 48-page book is packed with mega information on all the key sashiko basics from best-selling author Sylvia Pippen, including 27 designs plus tips and tricks to make sashiko embroidery more successful. Learn how to prepare the thread, how to avoid pulling, successful stitching, ironing tips, plus a bit of history and applications for Sashiko. This handy reference covers necessary supplies, how to mark the designs, and stitching techniques — even learn how to create your own Sashiko design from your favorite inspirational photo!