The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook (häftad)
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The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook (häftad)

The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook

Patterns, Projects and Inspiration

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Häftad,  Engelska, 2005-05-01
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Dive into the mesmerizing world of this traditional Japanese stitching technique and create timeless art. Discover the enchanting world of Sashiko. Explore the rich history, intricate patterns, and essential techniques to create this unique style. This beautiful guidebook covers: The fascinating origins and cultural significance of Sashiko, revealing its function for making clothes warmer and more durable Step-by-step guidelines to get started, from selecting materials to mastering the stitching. Over 100 traditional patterns, allowing you to become a true expert. Inspiring project ideas and an immersive gallery showcasing the beauty of the art form. Delve into this book to create exquisite textiles for the home and enjoy the calming repetition of each delicate stitch. Embrace the therapeutic nature of Sashiko, and watch as your creations evoke the timeless beauty of traditional Japanese craftsmanship. Susan Briscoe, an experienced Sashiko teacher, discovered the wonders of the approach during her visits to Japan. She learned from local experts, immersed herself in the craft, and shared her passion through exhibitions and teaching. Susan brings her unrivalled expertise and contagious enthusiasm to help you embark on your own Sashiko adventure.
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Susan Briscoe teaches Shonai sashiko quilting workshops and has produced bag kits using the technique for Euro Japan Links. She writes and designs for patchwork and needlecraft magazines and recently published her first book 21 Terrific Patchwork Bags. Her interest in sashiko began when she was teaching English in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.


Introduction History of Sashiko - illustrated with examples of original sashiko; Getting Started - equipment, tools, marking out distortions, starting and finishing, threads and needles stitching action, fabrics, sashiko for patchwork and quilting, counted sashiko; The Projects Framed samplers X 3 Coasters X 12 Greetings cards X 6 Table mats X 2 Sampler cushions X 2 Tote bags X 2 Noren curtain (traditional door hangings) Drawstring bags X 2 Zabuton floor cushions X 2 Table runner Pattern Library; Running Stitch; Patterns - square, square and spiral, shippo and curves, starfish, waves, hemp leaf, weaves, square grid, diamonds, hexagons, saya brocade, and variations on each; One-Stitch; Patterns rice, coin, persimmon flower, woven, darned, and variations on each; Motifs Gallery Acknowledgments Suppliers Bibliography Pattern Index General Index