Sashiko Southwest Blocks in Retail Stores

Sashiko Southwest Products now in three Retail Stores ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO Stitchology – Sewing Parlor & Fabric Boutique       2400 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque NM 87104      505-242-3288                        Stitchology is our newest retailer and                        will offer classes on Sashiko + Fashion. The Yarn Store at Nob Hill      120 […]

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Sashiko Informal Chat – Albuquerque NM

FREE Informal chat on SASHIKO For those you who are curious about this traditional Japanese folk art, I invite you to join us at The Yarn Store at Nob Hill at Nob Hill – 120 Amherst NE, Albuquerque, NM March 29 – WEDNESDAY – 3:00 to 4:00 March 31 – FRIDAY – 6:00 to 7:00 The shop has ample free parking and is located on the corner of Amherst and Campus – one block north […]

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2017 May 20 – Sashiko Workshop @ Fiber Arts Fiesta in Albuquerque

SASHIKO 1-2-3 Workshop Fiber Arts Fiesta – Albuquerque May 20, 2017  –   SATURDAY            9:30 AM – 11:30 AM           Classroom 1A Level: beginner and intermediate Cost:  $25      All materials & Supplies included.  Class fee does not include EXPO parking or show entry This hands-on workshop takes the mystery out of sashiko and demonstrates how this running stitch technique can […]

2017 – APRIL 8 Make & Take Sashiko Workshop in Albuquerque

Sashiko 1-2-3 / The Yarn Shop in Nob Hill Dates & Times:           Saturday, April 8 from 1030am – 1230pm Cost:                             $47.50 – Materials ($29.50 w/ tax + $17.50 class fee) Materials & Supplies are included: Zippered southwest purse organizer (6″ x 7 1/2″) Five southwest patches (5″ x 5″) Designs pre-printed on Indigo KONA cotton Thread […]

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Sashiko Basics online class

iQuilt online class called Sashiko  Basics, taught by Carol Ziogas.  Sashiko Basics is a $19.95  iquilt  course that covers a lot more than the basics and includes a project. The course is broken down into chapters with separate videos, so you won’t have trouble finding your place if you take a break.

FREE Sashiko Class-Albuquerque, Quilt, Craft & Sew Festival, Albuquerque NM, May 19,20,21, 2016

FREE Sashiko Class-Albuquerque

FREE Sashiko Class in Albuquerque If you’re in Albuquerque on May 19, 20, 21 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) stop by the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival.  Vendors will be selling all kinds of  Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft Supplies and I will be teaching a “How To” sashiko class at 1:00 each day (Classroom B). If you can’t make the class, stop by and see me and Sashiko Southwest products at The Rabbit Hole Shop booth #511 […]

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To Knot or Not to Knot

I have been asked if there should be a knot at the end of the thread. Yes is the advice in a sashiko tutorial on Angela’s blog. But there are many opinions. Choose the one that works best for you.   One option is to take your first stitch. Don’t pull the loop through. Put the needle through the loop and pull until it is tight. What about a quilter’s knot?  Quilt Essentials is a shop in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, […]

Infinity Scarf Kit w/2 sashiko blocks

New KIT: Infinity Scarf

I’m excited to offer a Fashion Statement Kit! So many people have asked me how they can include sashiko stitched blocks to fashions,  home decor and accessories. Here’s a KIT with everything you’ll need to create a unique infinity scarf. This kit has it all:  Two Sashiko Southwest blocks (Climb the Mountain / Lightning Strikes Like Arrows)  / Needles / Olympus thread – 40m off-white & 10m orange / INSTRUCTIONS for sashiko stitching and sewing the Infinity […]

Sashiko Workshop -January 2015

Workshop attendees mastered sashiko stitching in just a few hours. Don’t you just love DIY crafts that don’t require lots of time, expensive equipment and a high level of skills?  The four attendees at this January 2015 Workship never stitched sashiko  before. One actually finished her Sashiko Southwest quilt block and said she might include it in a table runner.