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Welcome to A Threaded Needle. There are real people here most of the time, but from May 28 to June 3 we are away from our website world for the Quilt Canada 2018, where we will be vendors (Booth 420). I'm sorry for delays this may cause - we'll be back to you asap! Susan & Hanay

Sashiko Blog

Why Sashiko Designs Don’t Bore Your Brain

April 19, 2018

Sashiko Sayagata Cushion

Why don’t we get tired of the traditional sashiko designs?

What makes them still ‘work’ for us even after looking at them for several years, as I have been doing?

They are, after all, pretty simple looking geometric designs.

Here is why I think our brains remain pleased and interested...


Sashiko? Kogin? Hitomezashi? Boro? What are we stitching?

March 01, 2018

Which one are you stitching? 

Sashiko? Kogin? Hitomezashi? Boro? 

What all 4 techniques have in common, and how they differ...