Counted Sashiko Embroidery

31 Projects with 80 Kogin and 200 Hishizashi Patterns

Keiko Okomoto


Sashiko's beauty is understandably popular, and here's the first book on stitching two little-known traditional styles: kogin and hishizashi. Japanese expert Keiko Sakamoto explains these intriguing decorative embroidery styles. The book features:

  • 31 projects, with step-by-step photo instructions, ranging from a simple bookmark to advanced wall tapestries
  • Increasing project difficulty levels to satisfy both novices and experienced sashiko stitchers
  • Photos of vintage pieces, many rarely seen outside museums, showcasing the craft's origins in northern Japan
  • For ongoing reference and use, one of the most extensive libraries of traditional kogin and hishizashi pattern templates to be found anywhere (80 and 200 templates, respectively)


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    260 x 215mm
  • Publisher
    Schiffer Publishing
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New shipment due July