A sashiko kit to try

I’m tempted by sashiko. I love the tessellated patterns, and I love the simplicity of of white on blue — although I’ve also seen patterns stitched in other colour combinations that are very effective.

IMG_1272I wasn’t sure how to get started with sashiko, until I visited Kallisti Quilts — she carries sashiko thread and kits. Here’s the one I purchased to start with. I believe it is supposed to be grass in the wind, so I decided to do it in a pale green sashiko thread.

Let’s see how long it takes me to get finished…

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