Learn the simple, beautiful skill of sashiko stitching and make a set of two hand-dyed, hand-stitched linen coasters, the perfect addition to your morning coffee, afternoon cordial, or evening tipple.
This kit includes:
- two 5" x 5" squares of hand-dyed 100% linen fabric
-100% cotton stitching thread
-gold-tipped sashiko needle
-stitch template of traditional sashiko design
-wax-free transfer paper
Sashiko, from the Japanese term for "little stabs," likely originated in Japan during the 17th and 18th centuries. This basic form of stitching developed to prolong the lives of common utilitarian textiles through mending and patching, offering use and reuse of well-loved and worn garments and home textiles.
The Sashiko Coaster Kit contains all of the tools you need to get a head start on this age-old art form. You'll complete a set of two hand-dyed linen coasters, and the skills you gain will set you off on a newfound obsession with this decorative stitching and mending technique.