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Colourful sashiko : includes 49 vibrant designs, essential techniques and stunning patterns / Sashikonami ; [English translation by Burravoe Translation Services ; photographer: Ayako Hachisu].

Sashikonami, (author.). Hachisu, Ayako, (photographer.). Burravoe Translation Services, (translator.).

"Discover the captivating world of sashiko embroidery! Sashiko's geometric designs have made this established Japanese art form popular worldwide. In this eye-catching volume, embroidery artist Sashikonami shares a wealth of simple yet effective patterns that can be used to embellish projects of all kinds. Colourful Sashiko includes creative uses of coloured thread and fabric, along with traditional blue-and-white sashiko motifs. Inside you'll find 49 designs, featuring single-stitch and more complex motifs, and 67 different sashiko patterns. Whether you're new to embroidery or an experienced stitcher, this book will inspire you to add a vibrant sashiko touch to everything from clothing to home d©♭cor."-- Back cover.

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  • ISBN: 1800922000
  • ISBN: 9781800922006
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Turnbridge Wells, Kent : Search Press, 2024.

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General Note:
Original Japanese edition published by NIHON VOGUE Corp.
This English edition is published by arrangement with NIHON VOGUE Corp., Tokyo, in care of Tuttle-Mori Agency, Inc,. Tokyo.
Translation of: Colorful de airashii sashiko no fukin to komono by Sashikonami (NV70607).
Formatted Contents Note:
Before you begin -- Kaki-no hana (persimmon flowers) and variations -- Dan tsunagi (connected steps) and variations -- Sankaku moyo and shikaku moyo (triangles and squares) -- Creating patterns -- Zenigata zashi (coin pattern) and variations -- Juji hana zashi (flower cross pattern) and asa-no ha (hemp leaf) -- Kuguri zashi (stitching and weaving) -- Koushi (check), hana zashi (flower pattern) and kome zashi (rice pattern) -- My sashiko workbook: Sashiko basics -- Making a sampler -- Tips for working juji hana zashi -- Tips for working kikko hana zashi -- Stitch patterns and projects.
Subject: Sashiko.
Sashiko > Technique.
Embroidery > Japan > Patterns.
Embroidery > Japan > Technique.
Color in art.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

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Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity 746.44 SAS 2024 (Text) 31001101928241 Adult Non Fiction Checked Out 07/30/2024

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