Counted Sashiko Embroidery

31 Projects with 80 Kogin and 200 Hishizashi Patterns

Keiko Okomoto

Sashiko's beauty is understandably popular, and here's the first book on stitching two little-known traditional styles: kogin and hishizashi. Japanese expert Keiko Sakamoto explains these intriguing decorative embroidery styles. The book features:

  • 31 projects, with step-by-step photo instructions, ranging from a simple bookmark to advanced wall tapestries
  • Increasing project difficulty levels to satisfy both novices and experienced sashiko stitchers
  • Photos of vintage pieces, many rarely seen outside museums, showcasing the craft's origins in northern Japan
  • For ongoing reference and use, one of the most extensive libraries of traditional kogin and hishizashi pattern templates to be found anywhere (80 and 200 templates, respectively)

(8111)

SKU 8111
Barcode # 9780764366734

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