Thank you for visiting Upcycle Stitches. We strive to share our experience and techniques in Japanese hand-crafting, especially focusing on Sashiko Stitching. Our goal is to introduce the Beauty of Sashiko with sharing the concept behind it. To learn more about Sashiko, please visit the directory articles listed below. We practice regular Sashiko stitching, Hitomezashi, and Denim Repair.
Sashiko Supplies such as threads are available on this website as well. Please visit our Store. (日本在住の方はこちら）
Upcoming Sashiko Workshops
The Sashiko Workshops in Tribeca (in 2017) was a great success. I have received so many positive reviews, and I ...Read More
Are you interested in Sashiko Workshop and cannot find the appropriate the instructor/expert? Atsushi can offer you and your group ...Read More
Are you looking for Sashiko Thread? You got to the perfect place to Shop Sashiko Thread. We offer a variety ...Read More
We try to update a blog at least a few times in a week. We try to write an informative article regarding Sashiko. (and hopefully some other Japanese hand-craft, too.) Please refer the all article page if you would like to check our archives.
"What is Sashiko exactly?" This is probably the question in your mind. A question of "Am I doing correctly?" would ...Read More
5/15 Update for Kakishibu Dyed Thread Ever since we first introduced the Kakishibu Dyed Thread in summer 2018, we have ...Read More
It has been almost 7 years since I had encountered this beautiful project: Otsuchi Recovery Sashiko Project. I sometimes refer ...Read More
We have been enjoying to have many visitors to our very first Sashiko Exhibition in Tokyo 2018. Keiko, the Sashiko ...Read More
Introduction of What we do | Sashiko
The Beauty of Sashiko by learning on Youtube
We share some online tutorials & Live Streaming of Sashiko stitching so many people and enjoy the beauty of Sashiko. If you have a request for what types of a tutorial you would like to watch, please contact us. We will put your request in priority of topics I talk there.
Sashiko (刺し子) is a form of needlework developed in Japan a couple of centuries ago. We can find its history ...Read More
I started providing Sashiko workshops in NYC in 2016. I was happily surprised so many people were interested in Sashiko ...Read More
In order to cook a tasty meal, you would need fresh & quality ingredients. Similarly, in order to complete a ...Read More
Every time I host a Sashiko workshop in NYC, I hear the word of BORO. The word of "BORO" became ...Read More
We have been practicing Sashiko stitching for more than 30 years. The founder of Sashi.Co, Keiko Futatsuya, has 33 years ...Read More
Thanks to the customised workshop participants from NYC, we have numbers of great photos of our Sashiko Artwork. It is ...Read More
We operate under the support of Sashiko artists in Japan.
In order to maintain the quality of Sashiko, we as Upcycle Stitches LLC operate its business with support from Sashi.Co & Keiko Futatsuya, a team of Sashiko artists with 30+ years of experience. Let us know if we can help you regarding Sashiko, and Let’s enjoy Sashiko.