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Everyday Sashiko

sashiko mug mat
If you already sashiko stitch, then you know sashiko stitching is addictive. Happily, it also washes and wears well for household use, so you can make everyday functional items and let the family eat on them, sit on them, even walk on them, no worries.
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A Little Bit About Symbolism in Sashiko

How does symbolism in design happen?

...I think its likely that women doing this stitching found it more interesting if they based the designs on things that had meaning for them. This would account for why designs that represent the sea and fishing are found on the coastal fishing peoples clothing (diamond waves for example) and designs having to do with crops (plowed fields, windblown grasses) are found on the clothing of the inland farming peoples.

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