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The ultimate sashiko sourcebook

Author: Susan Briscoe
Publisher: Newton Abbot : David & Charles, [2016] ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A comprehensive guide and resource to the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting, covering tools and techniques and presenting a range of patterns and projects.

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Genre/Form: Patterns
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Briscoe
ISBN: 9780715318478 0715318470
OCLC Number: 1016556637
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 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 3Coasters X 12Greetings cards X 6Table mats X 2Sampler cushions X 2Tote bags X 2Noren curtain (traditional door hangings)Drawstring bags X 2Zabuton floor cushions X 2Table runnerPattern 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; MotifsGalleryAcknowledgmentsSuppliersBibliographyPattern IndexGeneral Index
Other Titles: patterns, projects and inspirations
Responsibility: Susan Briscoe.


Sashiko, the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting, uses simple running stitch to create beautifully decorative patterns ideal for patchwork, quilting and embroidery.  Read more...


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