The beauty of Sashiko | Upcycle and Repurpose

Thank you for visiting Upcycle Stitches Web. We share our experience and techniques in Japanese hand-crafting, especially focusing in Sashiko Stitching and the beauty of Sashiko. To learn Sashiko more, please visit the directory article listed below. We enjoy regular Sashiko stitching, Hitomezashi, Jeans Repair and much more.

 

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 the 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 ingredients. In order to make a beautiful Sashiko project, ...
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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 White Thread Comparison 1

A Subtle difference in Sashiko White Thread

Indigo Dyed - dark blue fabric and white thread; it is the most popular fabric-thread combination for a long time ...
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Sashiko Dream

Sashiko Dream after sharing what we have

My goal, through Upcycle Stitches LLC, is to introduce what Sashiko is to the world. In other words, I would ...
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Gradation Color Sashiko Thread

Gradation Color Sashiko Thread with Sample Stitching

Recently, I enjoy making "Thread Bobbins - Itomaki" like the photo below. They are just so cute. Itomaki is a process ...
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No More New Cloth 2

No More New Cloth ~ Is it even possible?

One afternoon, I refurbished my 5 years old Sashiko Wallet by patching and Sashiko Stitching. I enjoyed the process, and ...
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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