Sashiko is the Japanese method of decorative stitching to create striking patterns on fabric with lines of simple running stitch. Bring a touch of the Orient to your home with 25 unique projects exploring 12 essential methods for working with sashiko. Gain inspiration from the traditional Japanese pieces which inspired the project designs and a gallery of the author's sashiko pieces. Each chapter features a taster project, ideal for beginners to try the technique, then more challenging larger pieces to perfect new skills.
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Susan Briscoe was first introduced to sashiko in the early 1990's while teaching English in northern Japan. Her sashiko designs have been published in popular magazines including Popular Patchwork, Patchwork and Quilting and Fabrications. This is her fourth title from D&C.Contenuti:
1 Mihon Table Runner; Using small sashiko samples; 2 Koshi Throw; Stitching on checked and striped fabric; 3 Sakiori Bolster; Easy Hitomezashi (one-stitch) patterns; 4 Irodori Cushions; Thread colour combinations; 5 Marumon Screen; Combining pictorial and gridded designs; 6 Sensu Tablemat; Distorting sashiko patterns; 7 Kasuri Throw; Working sashiko on simple patchwork; 8 Tansu Pocket Hanging; Using shaded threads for Kakurezashi (hidden sashiko); 9 Kiku Panel; Filling picture outlines with sashiko; 10 Ranru Wall Hanging; Using sashiko patterns for patchwork; 11 Koi Scroll; Pictorial designs using coloured sashiko; 12 Kimono Wall Hanging; Sashiko with patchwork & applique.
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Descrizione libro David & Charles, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0715326414
Descrizione libro David & Charles, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110715326414