The beauty of Sashiko | Upcycle and Repurpose

Thank you for visiting Upcycle Stitches Web. We intend to share our experience and techniques in Japanese hand-crafting, especially focusing in Sashiko Stitching. Introducing the beautiful culture of Sashiko is our goal. To learn more about Sashiko, please visit the directory articles listed below. We practice regular Sashiko stitching, Hitomezashi, Denim Repair and much more. Sashiko Supplies such as threads are available on this website. Please visit our Store. (日本在住の方はこちら).

 

June 2017 Sashiko Workshop in NYC

Sashiko | Overview of Sashiko Stitching

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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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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The Beauty of Sashiko by learning on Youtube

We share some online tutorials 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.

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 Swatches Collection 4th

Sashiko Swatches Collection 4th | #015 ~ #019

One of our Sashiko Stitched Swatches is sold out. We are so happy to share these beautiful all-hand-made pieces of ...
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Japanese Shima Kasuri

Japanese Shima Kasuri Textile for Sashiko

A pile of sample swatches of Japanese Shima (stripe) and Kasuri textile has arrived at the Upcycle Stitches. About 50 ...
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Kakishibu Dyed Thread

Kakishibu Dyed Thread | Hand Dyed with Persimmon

Squeezing the green (non-ripe) persimmon to get the juice. Fermenting it to transform the persimmon juice to a dye liquid ...
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Natural Indigo Dyed Thread Bobbin

Natural Indigo Dyed Thread | Perfect for Sashiko

It requires experience in enjoying natural dyes. I am happy to share our accomplishment; Natural Indigo Dyed Thread. As always, ...
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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