The go-to reference for beginners and seasoned stitchers alike of the most useful Sashiko embroidery stitches!
Essential Sashikoprovides full-size templates and patterns for 92 beautiful sashiko stitches -- all the patterns you are likely to need for any project you wish to undertake. It provides detailed lessons on how to form the stitches and how to use the accompanying templates to create your patterns. Instructions for 11 easy projects are included so you can try out these lovely stitches for yourself!
This comprehensive all-in-one book includes:
Templates for all the most usefulMoyozashi(straight, curved and zigzag line) andHitomezashi("one-stitch") patterns
A handy grid for creating diagonal stitch patterns
Instructions for 11 simple bags, pouches, placemats, book covers and more!
For quilting, mending, and the sheer joy of needlecraft,Essential Sashikois the perfect choice for beginners and seasoned stitchers alike.
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