Sashiko kit - Combs & Hair Ornaments

$26.98

 This is a nice design for someone who would enjoy a small easy to complete bit of stitching.   It contains everything needed to make a pretty 12" x 12" cloth that could be used in the kitchen to cover a bowl of fruit, eggs, or breads, or as an absorbent tea towel. Or you could make a cushion, or stitch several to make a runner. Stitch a few more and make a quilt top...

Sashiko stitching is a simple running stitch. The threads are thick and easy to handle and the needles are big with large easy-to-thread eyes. 

The kit contains navy cotton fabric with the design printed onto it (the design will wash away cleanly after the stitching is finished), 3 skeins of Olympus sashiko thread, sashiko needles and english directions. 

This fabric and the sashiko thread will become prettier after being washed a few times. Be sure to finish any raw edges first, but then you can throw it in the washing machine. Remove while damp and iron.

 Note: Please do not iron the design before you have stitched it or the printed design may not wash out later.

Find more about  stitching Olympus pre printed sashiko kits in my blog.