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 in Sashiko Stitching. Our goal is to introduce the Beauty of Sashiko. 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 as well. 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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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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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 Pattern Preprinted or Transfer Pattern Yourself

I frequently get a common question when I talk about the process of preparing Sashiko project. "Which is better, to ...
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Sashiko Stitched Fabric Discount 3

Patreon Special Offer| Sashiko Stitched Fabric Discount

Our goal is to introduce what Sashiko is. In order to achieve the goal, we share the sashiko fabric we stitched ...
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Sashiko and Animism 1

Sashiko and Animism | Power of thoughts

Well. Don't freak out by the title of "Sashiko and Animism". It is still the website to introduce Sashiko. I ...
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Contemporary Boro | By Sashi.Co & Keiko Futatsuya

The word of "Contemporary Boro" may confuse you a bit. But let me try to explain. Boro is a type ...
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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