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Sashiko 20 Projects using Traditional Japanese Stitching by Jill Clay

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Learn the stunning art of Sashiko stitching with this comprehensive guide that's packed with inspirational ideas.

Meaning "little stabs", it's a traditional Japanese sewing method that uses evenly spaced running stitches to create eye-catching geometric patterns. . 20 patterns and motifs that readers can choose from and use as templates for their own unique Sashiko designs. . Thorough guidance on the tools, materials and basic techniques, . Included are large-scale items such as bedding, a door curtain and wall-hanging, and smaller items, such as brooches, greetings cards and notebook covers. Sashiko Craft explores the history of this strikingly effective technique and demonstrates how to apply it to a range of useful and ornamental items for the home, accessories and gifts. AUTHOR: Jill Clay worked as a silk artist and taught adult education including City and Guild Textiles for many years.

She started a tour company, Festival of Japan, with a special focus on textiles.

Sashiko stitching now remains her favorite pastime. Jill lives in Richmond, North Yorkshire, UK. SELLING POINTS: . Projects include bedding, wall-hangings, greeting cards, notebook covers and brooches. . This Japanese sewing method is perfect for making modern ornaments, accessories and gifts. . 20 projects to help you master the stunning art of sashiko.