If you want some HOW-TO imformation on stitching sashiko, there are any number of excellent blogs, websites and videos. Here are a few I found. Check them out or start stitching on your own!
- A Threaded Needle is a wonderful source for sashiko supplies and How To information with photos
- Sarah’s Hand-Embroidery Tips on stitching sashiko Four tutorials cover designs, materials and fabrics
- Studio Aiko An excellent source for information and instructions on traditional sashiko
Traditional Japanese sashiko patterns are usually stitched on indigo blue fabric with white or off-white thread.