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Sewing with Kate

DIY Sashiko kits - Sewing with Kate


This kit contains elements to make the Sashiko 'triple persimmon stitch' purse. This design is deceptively simple to stitch as the step by step instructions include a written and visual guide.

Each kit contains:
1 x Beautifully designed, step by step guide to producing your Sashiko piece
1 x Skein of Olympus Sashiko thread
1 x Olympus needle set containing 2 needles
1 x 15cm/6" white zip with ring pull
1 x Sew-in 'Handmade' label
1 x Pre-stencilled navy Sashiko fabric (pre-cut)
1 x Blue/black denim fabric for back of the purse (pre-cut)
2 x Oatmeal linen lining fabric (pre-cut)
1 x Oatmeal linen zip tab fabric (pre-cut)
1 x Iron-on interfacing (pre-cut)

The finished purse will be 17cm x 13cm (7"x5")

Note: Instructions on "how to make the Sashiko purse" will be emailed to you on purchasing the DIY Sashiko kit.

In order to minimise packaging, each kit is wrapped in tissue paper with a label.

(NB: you will receive kit elements only, not a finished product - the image above is for reference only)

Sashiko: the meditative act of stitching

Dating back to the 1600’s, Sashiko is an ancient form of Japanese embroidery, originally used as a mending technique to reinforce seams and mend worn fabric. Kate discovered Sashiko when looking for a way to visibly mend her favourite jeans. 

About Sewing with Kate:

British born, Sydney based maker, Kate Partington is taking relaxation and mindfulness to new levels with her incredible DIY Sashiko kits.

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