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Sashiko Stitching: leave some slack on the back!

If I come back to this again and again when explaining sashiko stitching  it is because it worries me! If you don't leave some slack thread on the back of your sashiko stitching the fabric will pucker, especially...

sashiko stitching sample

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What is Broken Needle Day?

Broken Needle Day. It's a day for pausing to be mindful of how much our needles make possible for us.  It might sound a bit silly if you are not in love with hand stitching....but consider it a moment anyway...tulip hand sewing needles View full article →