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）.
Upcoming Sashiko Workshops
Are you interested in Sashiko Workshop and cannot find the appropriate the instructor/expert? Atsushi can offer you and your group ...Read More
Finally. I am very happy to start offering the Sashiko Online Workshop throughout On-Deman videos on our Vimeo page. In ...Read More
As I had announced in 2019, I plan to focus on my creative activities (Sashiko stitching) in 2020. Therefore, I ...Read More
It is an honor to come back to the beautiful Saori Weaving Studio in NYC, Loop of the Loom, for ...Read More
Introduction of What we do | Sashiko
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 2017. 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
Since I started introducing Sashiko online (here and Youtube)in 2017, I have been receiving many questions. As a group of ...Read More
This is a notice blog article for the participants of the QuiltCon 2020 Sashiko Workshop in Austin, Texas on 21st ...Read More
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.
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.
My goal is to share the Sashiko that the Japanese have been practicing. This website, Upcycle Stitches, exist to achive ...Read More
The "Sashiko Thread (we recommend)" is specifically designed for the Sashiko stitching. Therefore, a skein of thread may get tangled ...Read More
There is no such a thing as Right or Wrong in Sashiko. However, it doesn't mean there is no "form" ...Read More
I often wonder what Sashiko was for the Japanese in 17th or 18th century. A few hundred years later, I ...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.