Staff Picks: Sashiko Embroidery


Photo Credit: Craftsy

These decorative stitching patterns, while visually gorgeous are also… wait for it… TOTALLY FUNCTIONAL. Sashiko means “little stabs” in Japanese. It is a decorative reinforcing technique traditionally used to repair worn places or tears with patches, usually utilizing white cotton thread with indigo with just a running stitch. Its a genius technique in its simplicity, and the outcome is stunning:

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Photo Credit: Sri Threads

Sashiko Embroidery with Natalie Stopka / Tuesday, June 10th + Thursday, June 12th / 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM / TAC Brooklyn

Staff Picks are a monthly series of discounted classes, based around a theme. This month, we are celebrating “Labor”. Staff Picks are 10% off for the month – just enter STAFFMAY14 at checkout!


  1. elyse

    are you currently teaching sashiko?

    • Caitlin

      Hi Elyse,

      While we are not currently offering Sashiko Embroidery, we are bound to offer it again soon! Please see our website for a complete list of our current course offerings. We update our class list often, so check back often!

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