Japanese Quilting Sashiko
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Japanese Quilting: Sashiko is a practical introduction to the distinctive patterns and designs of the technique. Whether you are a complete beginner or familiar with sashiko, you will find this a fascinating exploration of an exciting and traditional craft. the book includes an introduction on what materials and equipment you will need, then a guide through the basic technques. Next, the author provides 30 detailed designs, ranging from the Ougi (Fan), Ume (plum blossom), to Shippu (seven treasures) and Sayagata (Buddhist symbols). Each has a full drawing and critically gives the order of working. there is also 10 projects that range from aprons to placemats, cushions to bags. there is everything a reader needs to start the craft but can also expand the repertoire of an experienced quilter and textile artist. Practical and beautiful introduction to sashiko with projects such as cushions, placemats and wallhangings In recent years there has been a great revival of interest in sashiko, the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting based on a quick and easy running stitch.
Author: Takano, Hiormitsu
Publication date: 05/06/2015
Dimension: 276mm X 216mm