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Colorful Sashiko - Sashikonami

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Discover the wonders of sashiko with Japanese embroidery star Sashikonami! Create your own embellished items with detailed designs in vibrant colours.

Explore traditional Japanese embroidery patterns in this long-awaited book by popular sashiko author Sashikonami, which not only provides the basic sashiko simple designs but also intricate stitch patterns.

The designs, worked in a spectrum of coloured threads and fabrics as opposed to the traditional indigo, comprise over 60 geometric patterns, shapes and combinations. Try your hand at floral motifs, basketweave, musical notes, and more. In addition, the practical, pretty project items include dish cloths, purses and mini tote bags, coasters, pouches, face masks, sponge bags and glasses cases.

SASHIKO BASICS AND SIMPLE DESIGNS: Starting with the basics is crucial for any craft, and sashiko is no exception. Simple designs and visual instructions serve as a foundation for beginners, allowing them to build up their skills and confidence.

INTRICATE STITCH PATTERNS: A wide range of delicate stitch patterns both traditional and contemporary -- add depth and complexity to embroidery projects, making the book perfect for experienced embroiderers looking for a new challenge.

The combination of diverse designs, practical projects and clear instructions make Colourful Sashiko a valuable resource for anyone interested in traditional Japanese embroidery with a vibrant modern twist.

About Sashikonami

Sashikonami is a popular Instagrammer with over 106k followers, who sells her works online. She has co-authored books in the past, and has featured her work in magazines. Colourful Sashiko is her first title as a standalone author.

Sashikonami started sashiko as she was fascinated by the beautiful patterns that could be created by moving needles through fabric; she was also looking for something to enjoy as she raised her children and discovered sashiko as a handicraft. Sashikonami creates beautiful and useful accessories using embroidered cloth, many of which are featured in Colourful Sashiko. The author lives in Tokyo, Japan.