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Kuguri-Sashi Sashiko Embroidery Sampler - Asagao (H2046)

Sashiko means "little stabs" and is a Japanese style of hand embroidery. Beautifully intricate patterns are created with a simple running stitch using thick cotton Sashiko thread. Sashiko is great for beginning and advanced stitchers alike. Easy to learn and relaxing to do!

Kuguri-Sashi is a style of Sashiko that combines Hitomesashi (one stitch style) with Weaving. To complete this sampler you must complete 2 steps. In step one, you stitch the base stitches that come pre-printed on the sampler. In Step Two, you weave your Sashiko thread through the stitches from Step 1 to complete the design. General Kuguri-Sashi instructions are available in English and detailed instructions with lots of clear diagrams are included in Japanese. 

:: The Asagao Kuguri-sashi sashiko design is Pre-Printed in Washable ink on 100% Cotton Fabric
-- The pre-printed stitch markings show you exactly where to stitch the first step in this 2 part process. Please be aware that the Weave (step 2) lines are NOT pre-printed.
--- Once you have finished stitching the design, simply hand wash the piece in cold water and the stitch markings will wash away.

:: Fabric Color Options: Navy Blue or White
:: The panel is approximately 12" x 12" ( 31cm x 31cm)
:: Detailed English instructions included.
:: 100% Cotton Hand-Printed Cloth

:: Available as either the PATTERN ONLY or as a SASHIKO KIT
----> The PATTERN ONLY option includes the pre-printed cotton sampler only. (There is NO thread or accessories included with this option.)

---> COMPLETE KITS include ... 

- The NAVY fabric option includes the pre-printed fabric pattern, 2 skeins of Yokota 40m (44 yd) Sashiko thread (One White and One Rose Red) and a package of Olympus Sashiko Needles.

- The WHITE fabric option includes the pre-printed fabric pattern, 2 skeins of Yokota 40m (44 yd) Sashiko thread (One Bright Red and One Black) and a package of Olympus Sashiko Needles.

:: ADD ONS ::
>> Want different color threads? Browse our selection of over 30 colors here.
>> Need a Sashiko Thimble? Pick your favorite style here

Instructions in English are included in all of the kits.

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Can’t wait to weave!

Love shashiko meditative stitching, looking forward to adding weaving in! Great fabric!

A magical stitching experience

Stitching this piece felt magical. The stitches are clearly marked (and wash away) You simply follow along and —voila!— you have a stunning piece of woven Sashiko. I look forward to doing another soon.

Barbara Ann
So much fun and relaxing!

I love this design and am very excited about trying out the weaving (which I have never done before).

Lee Monroe
Great Kit!

I love that everything is included!! Awesome kit:)

Wonderful and fun kit

This is a nice and easy kit. I was able to complete the cloth in less than a week while watching television in the evenings after work. The first phase is to stitch the cloth and the second phase is for the weaving. I used google translate to help translate the instructions, but honestly, I didn't think it was necessary. It's pretty self-explanatory if you've done sashiko before.