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.

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【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.

Sashiko Denim by Natsuki Ishihara #002

$5 780.00
In stock
Product Details

One of a kind, all hand-stitched. Another unbelievable work by Natsuki Ishihara.

Choosing a good second-hand Levi's and Sashiko stitched throughly with spending so much effort and joy. The Sashiko stitches are so beautiful, as good as ours (Sashi.Co quality) since she graduated from one of Atsushi's Sashiko Workshop. In this denim, she chose the natural dye Sashiko thread to cover all of the denim, Enjoy the gold color from Kakishibu (Persimmon Tannin) and soft color from Logwood.

Celebrate Natsuki's debut with her incredible Sashiko Denim Jeans. Keep one of her collection as "yours". This is a master piece.

[Product Information]

Denim: Levi's 502

Sizing: W30 and L36

Year: Unknown

Thread: Kakishibu Gold and Logwood

*No knots. All Kasane.

[About Natsuki Ishihara]

Learn about Natsuki Ishihara by visiting her artist website.

[Treatment Information]

Please hand-wash the denim until you confirm the thread secureness. All of the stitches are secured by overlay stitches (not knots). The more you wash the denim, the stronger the secure will be. After you confirm that the thread doesn't not fray or come off (let's say after 10 washes), you may machine-wash with gentle setting. If the natural dye Sashiko thread are used in Natsuki's denim, please use the neutral detergent. Please never use bleach, and any detergent contains the bleach or similar materials.

【Natsuki's Dream】

It is our dream to have an exhibition of Natsuki's Sashiko Denim sometimes in the future. It would be great if you could consider for agreeing with an idea of displaying your denim, when the exhibition is actually planned. We will cover the both shipping. The color, wear and tear of using it would increase the value of Sashiko Denim by Natsuki. Of course, once the purchase is complete, the denim will be yours. Therefore, this is merely our "favor" to ask when it comes to the right timing. We completely understand if you decide not to agree with our favor later on.

For a customer who agrees below, we provide 50% off. It is our goal to spread this denim all over the world. So our profit can come later. Please consider to be part of this great journey.

50% Off coupon & Agreement

By using the coupon below, the customer agrees to follow the terms and condition.


  1. I will agree to lend Upcycle Stitches to display the denim (which I wear repeatedly overtime) when we have an exhibition (Shipping Fee will be covered by Upcycle Stitches).
  2. I will agree to leave a review after wearing for a certain time period with photos.
  3. I will agree to share the photo of the denim on SNS (if possible)
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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. We are not responsible for delays due to customs.

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.

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