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With A Threaded Needle

How to Use a Sashiko Thimble

October 31, 2016

Wearing a sashiko thimble
Using sashiko thimbles...
Indigo blue cloth and sashiko stitching

October 17, 2016

sashiko stitched linen over dyed with indigo

....when manufactured cotton cloth became available, the peasant class continued to use indigo to over dye their sashiko stitched garments and bedding. The indigo strengthened the cloth, and no doubt gave coherence to the pieced and patched garments and household linens....