The aesthetics of Japanese embroidery fascinates. This book provides a complete introduction to two little-known traditional sashiko styles: kogin and hishizashi.
Keiko Sakamoto explains the construction of these decorative patterns and their origins in the harsh climate of northern Japan. Beautiful photos inspire you to recreate these extraordinary designs. To do this, the author guides you step by step through 12 projects, with difficulty levels for both beginners and experienced embroiderers. The book contains one of the most comprehensive collections of traditional Kogin and Hishizashi patterns, opening up limitless possibilities to enhance your own garments and accessories. Keiko Sakamoto has been involved in Japanese sashiko embroidery for 20 years. She learned embroidery and sewing techniques from a traditional Tokyo kimono tailor and has contributed to numerous publications on the subject.
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- 1st edition 2023, hardcover
- 180 pages with color photographs incl. 280 embroidery templates
- Publisher: Haupt Verlag