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Which Sashiko Needle Should I use?

How do you choose a Sashiko Needle?  You already know what I'm going to say!

It depends.

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...

Sashiko Needles, 9 Types

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Which sashiko thread should I use?

How do you know which sashiko thread to choose for your sashiko stitching?
In this blog we are looking at the 5 white sashiko threads I have available at A Threaded Needle. Here is what they have in common, how they differ, and some recommendation about pairing them with sashiko needles and with stitching fabrics.
     Their main difference is the.....
Sashiko Threads
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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 →