Sashiko Tutorial Part 2

This is the "how to" part of my Sashiko Tutorial.  For a background on what Sashiko is and what materials you will need, read the first part here. Create Fabric Squares The easiest way to begin is with 4" or 5" squares of fabric.  I cut up old jeans - the denim is heavier [...]

Sashiko for Beginners Part 1

I took a Sashiko for Beginners course in August this year at The Festival of Quilts at the NEC, Birmingham.  I knew nothing about it, except that it involved hand sewing and my hand sewing is awful, so I wanted to push myself out of my comfort zone.  This article gives you a background to [...]