Capture the essence of Japanese design with sashiko, the traditional technique of using decorative stitching to create striking patterns on fabric with lines of simple running stitchExperiment with 12 essential sashiko techniques - each chapter includes a small starter project, ideal for beginners, then a more intricate design to perfect new skillsDiscover all you need to know about threads, fabrics, and techniques, with a look into the history of sashiko. Achieve beautiful and creative results by combining modern materials with Japan's rich textile heritageBe inspired by the traditional Japanese pieces that influenced the 25 stylish projectsSusan 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 includingPopular Patchwork,Patchwork and Quilting andFabrications. This is her fourth title from D&C.
Traditional Japanese embroidery technique, sashiko, is currently a major sewing trend in craft, interior design and fashion. The big stitches are used to create stunning, geometric patterns and texture to make home wares with a stylish, Japanese minimalist look.This collection of 8 simple sashiko patterns allows you try the technique yourself--projects include a tote bag, greetings cards, cushion, table mats, coaster, pocket hanging, a long sampler and Ranru hanging.Susan Briscoe is a leading expert in this traditional Japanese sewing technique, having first been introduced to sashiko in the early 1990s while teaching English in northern Japan.Susan Briscoe is a leading expert in the traditional Japanese sewing technique, Sashiko. She was first introduced to sashiko in the early 1990s while teaching English in northern Japan where she learned the technique and studied the history of patchwork and quilting. Susan has published numerous patchwork and quilting books and her quilt designs have been published in quilting magazines, including Popular Patchwork and Quilting and Fabrications.Einband: TaschenbuchErscheinungsdatum: 01.02.2016Verlag: David and Charles PlcSeitenzahl: 48Maße (L/B/H): 26.1/19.2/0.7 cmGewicht: 172 gSprache: EnglischISBN: 978-1-4463-0632-1
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Sashiko, the traditional Japanese technique of needlework quilting, uses simple running stitch to create beautifully decorative patterns ideal for patchwork, quilting and embroidery.Susan Briscoe teaches Shonai sashiko quilting workshops and has produced bag kits using the technique for Euro Japan Links. She writes and designs for patchwork and needlecraft magazines and recently published her first book 21 Terrific Patchwork Bags. Her interest in sashiko began when she was teaching English in Japan. Susan Briscoe lives in Wrexham, North Wales.Einband: TaschenbuchVerlag: David and Charles PlcSeitenzahl: 128Maße (L/B/H): 27.9/21.5/1.4 cmGewicht: 533 gSprache: EnglischISBN: 978-0-7153-1847-8