This mini forty-eight-page book is packed with mega information on all the key sashiko basics! Best-selling author Sylvia Pippen shares everything from a bit of history and applications for sashiko to the necessary supplies, how to mark the designs, and stitching techniques. Learn how to create your own sashiko design from your favorite inspirational photo or use one of the 27 included designs. Sashiko is easy to do on-the-go and this guide is perfect to take along with you. Includes tips and tricks to make sashiko embroidery more successful, including how to prepare the thread, how to avoid pulling, successful stitching, and even ironing.