The beauty of Sashiko | Upcycle and Repurpose draft

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

 

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Arranging Sashiko Workshop | Bring Sashiko to your group.

Are you interested in Sashiko Workshop and cannot find the appropriate the instructor/expert? Atsushi can offer you and your group ...
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Online Sashiko Class | Anywhere Anytime.

It is my pleasure to start offering the Sashiko Online Class via videos on our Vimeo page & Follow-Up Live ...
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Sashiko Class and Workshops to share what Sashiko is

Sashiko became a well-known word in English for those who enjoy hand-sewing and crafting with textiles. I am happy that ...
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Sashiko In-Person Workshop Schedule 2025

We really appreciate your willingness to learn Sashiko from/with us. It is our sincere pleasure to continue offering In-Person Workshop ...

 

Introduction of What we do | Sashiko

 

June 2017 Sashiko Workshop in NYC

How to Start Sashiko | A tutorial from Sashiko Artisans

Sashiko  (刺し子) is a form of needlework developed in Japan a couple of centuries ago. We can find its history ...
Sashiko Mending Gathering

Mending Jeans and Garments with Sashiko

I started providing Sashiko workshops in NYC in 2017. I was happily surprised so many people were interested in Sashiko ...

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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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Sashiko Frequently Asked Questions

Since I started introducing Sashiko online (here and Youtube)in 2017, I have been receiving many questions. As a group of ...
QuiltCon 2020 Sashiko Workshop

QuiltCon 2020 Sashiko Workshop | Sashiko Mastery

This is a notice blog article for the participants of the QuiltCon 2020 Sashiko Workshop in Austin, Texas on 21st ...

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.

 

 

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.

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Consulting Work for Sashiko Project

As the word "Sashiko" gets so popular, we can find many articles, publications, Art Pieces, and any form of projects ...
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Sashiko In-Person Workshop Schedule 2025

We really appreciate your willingness to learn Sashiko from/with us. It is our sincere pleasure to continue offering In-Person Workshop ...
Sashiko Lecture at Bennington College

Sashiko Lecture at Bennington College

This week, I plan to have Sashiko Workshops & Sashiko Lecture at Bennington College in VT. It is my first ...
Good Thread for Sashiko

Good Thread for Sashiko – Updated in 2024

It is everyone's interest to see what is Good Thread for Sashiko. I have been sharing many stories on SNS ...

 

 

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.

 

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