Hitomezashi is a Japanese style of sashiko hand embroidery. Beautifully intricate patterns are created with a simple basic stitch using thick cotton Sashiko thread. Hitomezashi patterns are ideal for stitchers that have some experience with basic sashiko stitching techniques. Basic sashiko stitching instructions in English are included with all kits. Each pattern includes Japanese instructions with clear diagrams for stitching order.
:: The Hitomezashi 1017 design is pre-printed in Washable ink on 100% Cotton Fabric
-- The pre-printed stitch markings show you exactly where to stitch
--- Once you have finished stitching the design, simply hand wash the piece in cold water and the stitch markings will wash away.
:: Fabric Color: White
:: The panel is approximately 12" x 12" ( 31cm x 31cm)
-- Includes Double folded 100% cotton fabric that permits you to easily turn your finished project into a pillow!
:: Made in Japan by Olympus
SASHIKO KIT OPTIONS:
:: Pattern Only - you can purchase the pre-printed pattern separately. This option DOES NOT include any thread or notions
:: Sashiko Kit - this option includes the pre-printed fabric pattern and 4 skeins of sashiko thread in the color of your choice
:: Premium Sashiko Kit - includes the pre-printed fabric pattern, 4 skein of Sashiko thread in one color and a package of Olympus Sashiko Needles.
:: Supreme Sashiko Kit - includes the pre-printed fabric pattern, 4 skein of Sashiko thread in one color, a package of Olympus Sashiko Needles and a leather Sashiko thimble.
Instructions in English are included in all of the kits.