The sashiko motifs are typical of Sakata and Tsuruoka in northern Japan. Patterned cotton of traditional 'mon' ( family crests), hexagons (faux patchwork) and tsumugi border cotton give the Japanese country look.
Makes a wall hanging or a large cushion front panel.
sashiko patterns are not printed on the fabric but can be either drawn with templates or traced on. Full instructions for drawing or carbon paper for tracing are included in the kit
Faux patchwork cotton
Sashiko thread & needle
Full size sashiko designs and detailed intructions
Chaco carbon paper
If marking the patterns yourself and not using the carbon paper you will also need:
Marking pen or pencil
Card for templates
size : 58cm sq (22 3/4in sq)
design© Susan Briscoe 2006