How do you quilt a large sashiko quilt?
It's a dilemma. You don't want to machine stitch over your hand stitched work, but you also don't want the filling and backing layers to separate from the top. And you really don't want the filling layer to bunch up or fall apart because it isn't quilted.
Over the years I have used different methods, depending on my project. This one, using pre-quilted batting, is easy and suited to almost any sashiko project, I think. It uses pre-quilted quilt batting.
Here is a functional use for your sashiko stitching, plus a backing and quilting sashiko hack of sorts :-)
There have been questions about this 24" X 36" bathmat since my last newsletter, so I thought I would tell you more about it here...
I've been washing and wearing this mask for a several weeks and it is the most comfortable mask I have. I think this is because the fabric in these Olympus sampler kits is an absorbent and breathable quality cotton. Here are some notes about stitching masks from the Olympus Hitomezashi Sashiko (One Stitch Sashiko) fabric sampler kits...
(And yes, you are right, I am not this young, sigh! Today I am 62. This is my daughter ❤️. She is about the age now that I was when I started this business! And I thought I was old then! 😂)