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Modern sashiko - beautiful embroidery combining the modern with the traditi.

Author: Silke Bosbach
Publisher: Search Press Ltd, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

55 stunning photographs of various techniques which are sure to inspire new and original designs.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Silke Bosbach
ISBN: 9781782210610 178221061X
OCLC Number: 1023130081
Description: 64 sidor ; 22.3 cm
Contents: Contents 6 The history of sashiko 7 Materials and tools 10 The sashiko stitch Single-stitch sashiko, sashiko patterns 11 Embroidering sashiko Transferring a design to fabric Tacking fabric layers Starting and finishing Stitch lengths Machine embroidery Step by step 14 A simple stitch - a major impact 16 Floral variations Bag with flowers 18 Rising damp Cushion in a wavy design 20 Arc to arc Wrap with linked semi-circles 22 Fishing nets Place mat in a cross-over design 24 Flower links Shopping bag in a floral pattern 26 Grass in the wind Netbook bag with a grass motif 28 Pear blossom Lamp in a floral design 30 Rhythmic rows Table runner32 Artistic surface designs34 Shining suns Sashiko and shibori on felt 36 Three-dimensional Sashiko and tying technique on a felt base 38 Floral relief Embroidering pleats on felt 40 Bamboo Sashiko on felt and knitwear 42 Wisteria Sashiko on knit 44 Six-point stars Sashiko in white on white (machine sewn)46 Crane flowers Sashiko and tucking 48 Patterns / templates 62 Publisher's details, bibliography, sources


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February 2015Sashiko was originally used for economic, nor decorative purposes. Developed in northern Japan to rework used materials, simple patterns of repeated running stitch were working in white Read more...

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