Sashiko pattern – Kikko (Turtle’s shell)

A representative pattern that means good luck The common hexagonal pattern known as “Kikko” (turtle’s shell) is a well-known symbol

What Fabric Marker to use?

What Fabric Marker to use? There are so many markers out there and they all say they are good in

Sashiko pattern – Hemp Leaf (Asa-no-ha)

Sashiko pattern – Hemp Leaf (Asa-no-ha) A popular pattern in common use   Among the traditional patterns which have been

Japanese Patterns

Japanese Embroidery Patterns The term “ornamentation” refers to figures and patterns intended to beautify objects. Ornaments never stand on their

Indigo and Sashiko

Indigo and Sashiko The word “Indigo” in Japanese evokes special feelings – of both fondness and nostalgia – among many