Rice Stitch, Hitomezashi Sashiko Stitch

LIVE with The Shibaguyz


Rice Stitch

June 15th, 2021 from 2pm-4pm PT

Let’s start at the very beginning… a very good place to start. Every journey begins with that first step. Whether you’re learning your scales or heading in a new direction, all those adages are true; and this is your invitation to take that first step with us on your hitomezashi sashiko journey. Hitomezashi sashiko is one of the forms of sashiko: the Japanese hand stitching technique for mending, reinforcing, and enhancing fabric. Rice Stitch is a combination of three stitch patterns that we use for visible mending, quilting, and general embellishment and we’re going to take you through each phase of making this stitch pattern and show you examples of how to use it in your crafting and making. 

Whether you are looking to learn a new hand stitching craft or want to kick up your visible mending, embroidery, or quilting skills, come take your first steps with us and start your sashiko journey today!

Get Prepared for Your Course

Prerequisite: None

Pre-work: Video for how to draw a grid is available in advance and must be completed before class

Materials used in class: Clover sashiko needle, Clover sashiko thimble, solid color quilting cotton, Aurifil cotton 12 wt thread, Clover marking pen, ruler/quilting ruler, Clover kuroha thread snips

Make it easy and get a curated kit! Kit includes: Clover sashiko needle, Clover sashiko thimble, Aurifil cotton 12 wt thread, Clover marking pen, plastic grid, fabric. Buy it here! Kit fee: $25 

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  • $49.99

    $49.99Rice Stitch, Hitomezashi Sashiko Stitch June 15th, 2021

    This course is Live on June 15th, 2021 from 2pm-4pm Pacific Time. 

    The recording of this course will be available for 1 month after the LIVE date. Please be sure to have your materials ready by June 15th.

    This will be recorded so be prepared to possibly be on camera and be part of the recording. You can hide yourself if you choose but it's your chance for fame.

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  • $84.99

    $84.99Rice Stitch and Woven Bamboo Stitch Bundle

    Save 15% when you buy the first two courses in the series! Don't worry if you miss one. The recordings are there for a year! Included in this bundle are these two courses:

    1. Rice Stitch, Hitomezashi Sashiko Stitch: June 15th, 2021 (2pm-4pm PT)
    2. Woven Bamboo, Moyouzashi Sashiko Stitch: June 29th, 2021 (2pm-4pm PT)
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Find a New Passion

You said this was addictive, and you're right.

I've converted a corner of my bedroom to use as my stitching spot. Bought a floor lamp for good light and a firestick so I can have trash tv on in the background

 It is every bit as relaxing and soothing as you claimed.

Get Stitching

Hey, Shibaguyz!!

I am having so much fun playing with boro and sashiko stitches and finding everything that might need 'mending' in my and my kids’ wardrobes.

I learned several things that I didn’t know that I didn’t know!

Inspiration and New Skills

Good afternoon Shibaguyz! In case y’all haven’t heard it enough, your class is the best ever and I had a wonderful time and learned so much.

I just got a little treasury of sashiko patterns and am excited to do a sampler!

Again, thank you so much for teaching an awesome skill!