September. The month of (new project) beginnings!

If I can help you with project planning or questions e-mail me:


Sashiko Blog Posts

dyed yarn cotton fabrics

Dyed Yarn Japanese Fabrics Reference, Sept 2021

Reference photographs for the dyed yarn cotton Japanese fabrics September 2021.

I thought this would be useful when you are trying to compare and choose fabrics from the website listings.

dyed yarn cotton sewing and quilting fabrics

Continue reading

Kuguri sashiko using wash out dot graph fabric

A Simple Project to make a Kuguri Sashiko Pouch

I've been writing about Kuguri Sashiko recently, and if you have been feeling interested in trying it, here is a simple first project to learn how.

How to do Kuguri Sashiko Stitching

Continue reading

kuguri sashiko stitching

Kuguri-Sashi (Sashiko plus Weaving) How Much Thread Do You Need?


I know.   You were all set to try a kuguri-sashi sashiko stitching project, but then...

kuguri-sashi sashiko stitching and weaving technique

 How much thread do you need for these preprinted Kuguri-sashi fabrics?

Basic technique for Kuguri-sashi explained

Kuguri-sashi is one-stitch sashiko stitching and a needle weaving technique combined in a two step process to create beautiful textured cloth...

Continue reading