Sashiko World sewing kit by Tulip. The kit includes everything you need to complete your decorative kitchen cloth or wall hanging, including a handy pre-printed cloth to follow for a very neat finish! The printing on the cloth can be removed with water after finishing the design. Sashiko is a traditional embroidery style from Japan. Originally used for repair and reinforcements in clothing, now it is often used for decorative purposes. All Sashiko patterns are created with a basic running stitch, with the aim of keeping stitches as regular as possible so it is similar to hand quilting, however Sashiko designs are created on a single layer of fabric.
Originally picture plates and jugs filled the walls as a wedding tool for a symbol of wealth. By the 1970s embroidered pitchers and jugs were a common decoration and patterns of laurel leases and trees of life were often used.
Kit includes; Tulip Sashiko needle, Sashiko thread, pre-printed natural cotton cloth and instruction sheet.
Finished size: 13.4" x 13.4" / 34cm x 34cm
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