So just stitch.
Don't be defeated just because you can't go to a sewing store for supplies. You have all sorts of good things to stitch in your house! And don't be shy to try any crazy idea you have. You're in self isolation, when will there ever be a better time to find out what you can really do with a threaded needle?View full article →
How to transfer your sashiko design onto your fabric ready for stitching using fusible featherweight interfacing
How to use a stencil to transfer a sashiko design onto fabric.
This is one of 5 blogs entries showing methods for transferring sashiko designs onto your fabric.
I think of all the methods, using sashiko Stencils is...View full article →
This is the most creative idea I have for how to get a sashiko design onto fabric ready for stitching.
Use Sewing transfer paper to transfer a sashiko design
Sewing transfer paper (also called dressmaker carbon) is coated with a waxy substance. To use it, you..View full article →
How to use dotted graphing fabric for drawing Sashiko designs
This fabric is marked with tiny dots to make a grid on which you can draw your geometric sashiko design. Use a ruler and chalk fabric pencil...View full article →
How do you choose a Sashiko Needle? You already know what I'm going to say!
It depends on your fabric, on your thread, and on your hands :-)
Here is a photograph of the nine types I carry at A Threaded Needle. I'll show you each in detail as we go through this blog entry...View full article →