The Sashiko Store | Supplies for the Beautiful Sashiko

Thank you for visiting the Sashiko Store. Our goal is to introduce the beauty of Sashiko & its concept, “Caring and Appreciation”. We strive to provide the Best Quality Supplies and materials for your Sashiko or hand-crafting projects.

I would like to make ourselves more than just a store. Once you purchase in this Sashiko Store, you already contribute to our goals. I will support you as much as I can regarding Sashiko.

The Sashiko Store where you can ask for support regarding Sashiko

【Latest Announcement】

  • No Announcement as of summer, 2022

【Update Regarding Covid-19】

  • For International Orders: We continue accepting an international order with following the necessary procedure & USPS policy. Please check if your country is NOT in the list of “Temporary Suspension from USPS delivery“.
  • Shipping Fee to the international orders: Some items may show the “Shipping Free” option. However, this offer is only for the “US Domestic Shipping Address”. Atsushi will contact you after you complete the order. If the order total include the International Shipping, then the order is completed. No further action is required.
  • We continue offering the fast & caring packaging services. In most cases, the package will be shipped on the next business day of your order. However, depends on my family situation, the package may be delayed by a few days. If you have not received the “Shipping Completion” email with tracking within 3 business days or so, PLEASE CHECK the email from “sashikoatsushi●”.
  • For Packaging, I am happy to change our packaging to “Plastic Free Packaging“. Please read the detail here, and let us know if you prefer that way.

QuiltCon 2022 Recommended Additional Items

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Please Contact Atsushi if you would like to get this package before/after the QuiltCon 2022. The email address is on the "Welcome" Email you received! Thank you.

All of the materials & Supply for QuiltCon 2022 are included in the special designed packages ("Core & Essence" or "Application & Practice"). In this page, I share some recommended items which may be helpful to you in praciticng Sashiko. This is the limited Deal for only the QuiltCon 2022 Participants.

*If you are taking the [Sashiko: Application & Practice Class], and wish to get Sashiko Needles and/or Sashiko thimble, please get them on this page. For the [Application & practice Class], since I would like to encourage them to keep using the same needle & thimble, the needles & thimble are not included in the package. (I explain why I do not include the needle & thimble to the package here).


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Choices Of Tools

ONLY for QuilcCon 2022 Participants of Sashiko Workshops

Please complete the purchase of your QuiltCon 2022 Class Package First ("Core & Essence" or "Application & Practice"). Since this is a special offer (about 5~10% OFF), without confirming the participation of QuiltCon 2022 by purchasing the special package, it will take longer time to process the order.

  1. Thread Clipper (Grip Scissors) with Red/White stripe Grip Short Blade: $18.00 ($19.50)
  2. Fabric Scissors from the manufacture that supply us the scissors. Commercial Grade $36.50 ($39.80)
    • Please contact me if you would prefer the higher professional grade.
  3. Carbon Paper to Transfer the pattern on Fabric (White/Cosmo): Original Item Here: $13.80 ($14.90)
  4. Mylar Paper to Protect the Carbon Paper (Half-Folded) - Original Item Here: $3.50 ($3.95)
  5. Extra Fabric (25" x 11" // The Same Indigo Fabric in the workshop package, just without the pattern prepared) - Original Item Here: $16.50 ($17.50)
  6. Extra Needles & Thimble - Original Item Here :
  7. Extra Chalk Pencil (Included in the package) - Original Item Here :
  8. Extra Bobbin Paper - Original Item Here :
  9. Extra Threaders (Set of 5)

Also, the complete set of all the above is available with extra discount.

Sashiko Thread Does Matter

The Sashiko Thread is the most important element to fully enjoy the Sashiko Stitching We practice. I offer 10% Off for the participants. Please fill out this Google Form to get the Coupon after completing the purchase of necessary package.

The Recommendation is Following:

  • Sashiko Thread we use in the Workshop.
  • Natural Dye Sashiko Threaed (The same thread quality, just hand-dyed with natural ingredients).
  • Yokota Thick Sashiko Thread for reasonable pricing & better availability.
  • Yokota thin thread for mending or small Sashiko purpose (restriction may apply - I will share in the Class).

*Please be advised that this is a set of additional tools & supplies recommended to maximize the experience in "Sashiko: Core & Essence" and "Sashiko: Application & Practice" Workshop at QuiltCon 2022. This set is NOT required to purchase. If you have your own tool or item, please do not feel pressured to purchase them. I only prepared the set to ease the possible trouble of getting things ready.

*This Offer is exclusive deal for the participants in Sashiko Workshops of QuiltCon 2022. If you are interested in purchasing them as non-participants, please contact me first. I am happy to offer the same deal to anyone who have taken the workshops before.


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We strive to provide the all of the essential items you would need to enjoy Sashiko including supplies, tools, and materials.

Please read the articles why you would like to choose the supplies from us.

If you find that we don’t carry something you want, please contact us. From time to time, the item is invisible because of limited stock in our storage. I can let you know the re-stocking time and more information.

Also, please ask if you have an item you would like to get. We can try to find it from Japan.

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Shop Policies | The Sashiko Store

Shipping and Handling

*Please Read the full version of Term & Condition

Estimated Shipping Times:

  • Domestic: 2~5 business days via USPS
  • International: 3~25 business days via USPS or Japan Post

I’ll do my best to meet these shipping estimates but cannot guarantee the accuracy of timing. Most of the order will be shipped out within a few days unless there are no announce made. The actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose. Depending on the order contents and destination, the package may be shipped out from Japan (For tracking the international package tracking number starting with “RX” or “EN”, please check the Japan Post Tracking Tool).

Customs and Import Taxes:

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply, and all the process required. We are not responsible for delays due to customs. We cannot solve the case from a foreign country when the issue occurs. Of course, we will provide the documents required.

Return Policy

We strive to deliver the best items for your Sashiko experience. Please contact us if we can help to improve your experience here.

We would accept exchanges:

  • Contact me within 5 days of delivery
  • Ship items back within 7 days of delivery
  • For cancellation of the order, I accept it before the order has shipped out unless specifically mentioned such as “one of the kind” item order.

We will not accept returns unless the item is defective:

  • We do not accept returns for the reason of Color Preference. I do my best to match the color of thread and the listed photo. However, each display screen may show different color than I expected. In addition, the color of Natural & Hand Dye items varies in each pod (batch). Thank you for your understanding.

*However, regardless of the policy above, please contact me if you encounter any problems. We will do our best to be reasonable to your request.

The following items cannot be returned or exchanged.

  • Custom or Personalized Orders
  • Digital Downloads
  • Items on Sale

Conditions of return:

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Workshop Refunds & Transfers

All deposits and balances for classes, workshops and artist demonstrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. However, we understand that emergencies happen, so if you are unable to attend a workshop that you have paid-in-full, and you cancel with more than thirty (30) days notice before a scheduled workshop, you may request to credit or transfer the all of the total workshop fees to another class or workshop within 12 months of request. If you cancel within Thirty (30) days of a scheduled workshop, you will forfeit your entire tuition unless notified.

In the unfortunate events that Upcycle Stitches LLC must cancel the Workshop, classes, and event due to unforeseen circumstances, Upcycle Stitches LLC will refund the cost of registration for the workshop, class, and events. However, Upcycle Stitches LLC does not assume responsibility for any additional costs, charges, or expenses; to include, charges made for travel and lodging.

It isn’t our intention, and we try everything to avoid this, but please be advised that following: Upcycle Stitches LLC reserves the right to cancel any class, limit class size, change class times or substitute instructors for those listed in the schedule. If a class is canceled, students may choose to receive a full refund or may transfer – with no fee – to another class or workshop. If Upcycle Stitches LLC cancels for any reason, all payments can be refunded.


Travel Insurance

It is strongly recommended that you purchase travel insurance, which can protect you by refunding monies paid if you need to cancel your trip due to an emergency. Travel insurance is very affordable and can protect you in other ways as well. Course Changes or Cancellations

Participation Waiver

Registrant acknowledges that registration and participation are voluntary and that by registering for this workshop/class that he/she is solely responsible for any loss, damage or injury, including death, that may be sustained on the premises or any location where any workshop/class is being conducted.

Privacy Policy

We will only use your shipping and billing address, and contact information below.

  • To communicate with you about the order
  • To fulfill your order
  • For legal reasons (such as paying Taxes) if necessary.

Thank you for shopping with our Sashiko Store!