introduction to sashiko stitiching
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learn the basics of sashiko stitching this june with workshops by Few & Far Between!

sashiko is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching from Japan. this running stitch technique is often used for to mend the worn area of the clothing and showcase the new beautiful embroidered handiwork. the white cotton thread on the traditional indigo blue cloth (said to recall snow falling around old farm houses) gives sashiko its distinctive appearance.