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Sakata Sashiko Sampler Kit

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

Kit contains:
Plain cottons
Faux patchwork cotton
Sashiko thread & needle
Full size sashiko designs and detailed intructions
Chaco carbon paper

You supply:
Backing fabric

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


a lucky cat in patchwork and sashiko

kit £16.50

Maneki neko cats beckon in good fortune. Tama (a popular name for cats in Japan) is stitched in sashiko and shares his collection of indigo shijira cotton with you.

Kit contains:
Sashiko cotton and threads
Tsumugi cotton for borders & backing
Indigo dyed shijira cotton squares
Sashiko threads and needle
Chaco carbon paper
Full size pattern and instructions

You supply:
Marking pen or pencil, ruler
Card for templates

size 42 x 28cm (16 1/2 x 11in)

design© Susan Briscoe 2008

Koi Carp Wallhanging
kit A

Kit £13.00

Sashiko stitch this koi carp wallhanging
inspired by the priints of Hokusai

Kit contains:
Border cotton
Dark blue cotton
Sashiko threads & needle
Chaco carbon paper
Instructions & full size pattern

finished size approx. 33 x 41cm (13 x 15 1/2 in)

Kit B - crimson fish on cream background

design© Susan Briscoe 2004

Sashiko Seasons Panel
£9.00 each
All four seasons £30.00

Make a panel to frame
a cushion or bag panel or use
in a quilt

size approx. 30 x 33cm (12 x13in)

Kit contains:
Japanese heavy cotton
Contrast border strip
Sashiko needle and thread
Carbon transfer paper
Full size motifs
Stitching hints

spring/cherry blossom


Any season can be supplied in either very dark blue or mid blue or cream please state the colour(s)for each season you would like

winter/plum blossom
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Table Runner
Kit £22.00

An elegant mix of traditional
tsumugi cotton and Japanese
fabrics makes this a perfect
setting for sashiko stitching .

Kit provides five different
sashiko motifs for you to choose
from - or use all five.

Colours and patterns may vary

Size: 15 x 55in
38 x 140cm



all fabric for top
sashiko thread/needle
chaco carbon paper

instructions and sashiko motifs
You supply:
very lightweight wadding
backing fabric

Design Susan Martin 2012


Furoshiki Pin Cushion Kit --- £8.00

finished size 5"sq/ 13cm sq
This kit also comes with the peg and cord

The design is based on the Japanese furoshiki wrapping cloth.
a kohaze peg to fasten is included as an option

Full instructions for marking out and sewing the shippo sashiko
fabric is not printed with the design

kit contains:
Japanese cotton for sashiko
contrasting patterned cotton
multi colour sashiko thread and needle
kohaze peg and cord for optional fastening

colour of fabric and thread will vary

you supply:
a good erasable marking pen or pencil
card for template
filling for the pincushion


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