Sashiko Diagonal Grid Acrylic Stencil, 1 cm Spacing
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11 cm (4") square hard acrylic diagonal grid stencil with 1 cm spacing between holes, comes with iron away marker. This is a good quality acrylic that will not easily be broken. (You can peel the brown paper protective cover off )
This classic sashiko graph acrylic stencil lets you put you own sashiko or hitome-zashi sashiko design almost anywhere. Simply use the iron away pen that comes with the stencil to mark you fabric with evenly spaced dots, remove the stencil and use the pen to draw the stitching design lines. Then stitch, iron the area to remove the markings, and you're done.
Using a grid stencil allows you to easily draw out the sashiko designs you see in books. You can make any sashiko design that is based on a horizontal and vertical design with this stencil.
Great for adding visible mending stitching on clothing.
Tip: To make a better mark through the stencil holes insert the pen tip into a hole and while keeping it on the fabric roll the pen between your fingers. See the little video in the photographs shown here.
Note: This stencil comes with an iron away pen in either white for dark fabrics or black for white and light coloured fabrics. Choose pen colour when placing your order. More of these pens are available on this website. They are called "Low waste iron away pens" because they have no outer plastic barrel.