Needle Exchange

What Is Sashiko?

“Sashiko” means “little stabs”, the verb “sasu” means “to pierce”. This type of needlework is used in traditional Japanese quilting, and utilizes a long running stitch to form geometric patterns for reinforcement and embellishment

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Needle Exchange: Quillwork

Welcome back everybody! The last few months we’ve been looking at contemporary fiber artists, this time I thought we’d look at a tradition that is wholly North American.  Míkmaq

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