The beauty of Sashiko | Upcycle and Repurpose

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

 

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NYC Sashiko Workshop Schedule 2018

The Sashiko Workshops in Tribeca (in 2017) was a great success. I have received so many positive reviews, and I ...
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Private Sashiko Workshop | Bring Sashiko to your group.

Are you interested in Sashiko Workshop and cannot find the appropriate the instructor/expert? Atsushi can offer you and your group ...
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Shop Sashiko Supplies

 

Shop Sashiko Thread

Shop Sashiko Thread | Get the best for Sashiko

Are you looking for Sashiko Thread? You got to the perfect place to Shop Sashiko Thread. We offer a variety ...
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Recent Posts/Articles

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.

Sashiko Analogy

Sashiko Analogy | For Understanding of Sashiko

"What is Sashiko exactly?" This is probably the question in your mind. A question of "Am I doing correctly?" would ...
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Kakishibu Dyed Thread | Hand Dyed with Persimmon

5/15 Update for Kakishibu Dyed Thread Ever since we first introduced the Kakishibu Dyed Thread in summer 2018, we have ...
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Otsuchi Recovery Sashiko Project

It has been almost 7 years since I had encountered this beautiful project: Otsuchi Recovery Sashiko  Project. I sometimes refer ...
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Sashiko Exhibition Report

Sashiko Exhibition Report | May 8th to 12th in 2018

We have been enjoying to have many visitors to our very first Sashiko Exhibition in Tokyo 2018. Keiko, the Sashiko ...
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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.

 

 

June 2017 Sashiko Workshop in NYC

How to Start Sashiko | A tutorial from Sashiko Artists

Sashiko  (刺し子) is a form of needlework developed in Japan a couple of centuries ago. We can find its history ...
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Sashiko Mending Gathering

Mending Jeans and Garments with Sashiko

I started providing Sashiko workshops in NYC in 2016. I was happily surprised so many people were interested in Sashiko ...
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Sashiko Thread | The key of good Sashiko

In order to cook a tasty meal, you would need fresh & quality ingredients. Similarly, in order to complete a ...
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BORO | Textile Art from Ancient Japan

Every time I host a Sashiko workshop in NYC, I hear the word of BORO. The word of "BORO" became ...
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Sashiko Stitched Fabric

Sashiko Stitched Fabric from our acheivement

We have been practicing Sashiko stitching for more than 30 years. The founder of Sashi.Co, Keiko Futatsuya, has 33 years ...
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Sashiko and Animism

Inspiring handmade Sashiko Artwork

Thanks to the customised workshop participants from NYC, we have numbers of great photos of our Sashiko Artwork. It is ...
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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.

 

Beauty of Sashiko with Sashiko atrists