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 1054 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
:: 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.)
---> SASHIKO KIT - The Kit option includes the pre-printed fabric pattern, 5 skeins of SPRING GREEN (#6) Sashiko thread and a package of Olympus Sashiko Needles.
--> BLUES & GREENS KIT - Interested in stitching this up in the same colors as the store sample? This kit includes 6 different colors in shades of Blue, Green & Yellow of YOKOTA Sashiko thread plus a set 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.