We are in Canada. If you are in the USA the exchange rate will make your purchases about 25% less.

June 12/19. New yardage in dyed yarn fabrics on the website today. Is it still called yardage if we cut by the meter, not the yard?   Happy shopping and kind regards, Susan

Sashiko Blog

A Threaded Needle - What is going on?

May 27, 2019

What is taking so long? 

I really thought I could have everything resettled and functioning normally by May.  Ha!

But there will be yarn dyed fabrics and sashiko - so much sashiko supplies - in these shelves

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Why leave some slack thread in your sashiko stitching?

May 08, 2019

Why leave some slack thread in your sashiko stitching?

You are putting a lot of thick sashiko thread between the warp and weft threads of the fabric as you stitch. This is going to make the fabric bunch up as the stitching gets more dense. It has too, the width of that thread is forcing the threads of the fabric to push up against each other closer and closer as your stitching progresses.

What to do?

Sashiko Stitching: Leave a loop of thread when you turn a corner