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
Thanks to many participants who shared their great time with us in Sashiko workshops, the Sashiko workshop by Atsushi Futatsuya ...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
I am happy to announce that we finalize the Sashiko Stitching Workshop (Core & Basic) opportunity in this coming Spring ...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
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.
In 2019, I experienced the steep increase of inquiries asking me to write my insight, opinion, or understanding of Sashiko ...Read More
Cultural Appropriation can be very hurtful when it is done intentionally. Although it is not less painful to see the ...Read More
I feel anxious. The fear of someone overwriting the word we sincerely value is beyond the words. Kim Kardashian, a ...Read More
The word "Boro" in textile gets its popularity day by day. Boro means a piece of rag (torn fabric) with ...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.