Olympus sashiko embroidery thread

Olympus sashiko embroidery thread
Olympus sashiko embroidery thread

Olympus sashiko embroidery thread

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Sashiko is a Japanese embroidery technique that uses running stitch to create beautiful geometric patterns. Cotton sashiko thread, used in sashiko embroidery, is a strong, smooth thread that’s perfect for mending denim. The strands are twisted together and not meant to be separated.

This thread comes in two lengths: 20m and 100m. The 20m size – a bright white – is a good starter size, while the 100m option – a natural white – is more economical and less wasteful; you get five times as much thread but less plastic packaging.

NOTE: to avoid tangles, pre-cut and plait/braid sashiko thread before you use it. A side benefit is that you can take a sashiko plait with you when you fly; because it’s precut you won’t need scissors to use it.

Head here to purchase sashiko needles. For a complete sashiko starter kit with instructions, try Sewing with Kate’s sashiko mending kit.

Made in Japan from 100% cotton and packaged in a plastic sleeve by the manufacturer.

This shop is in slow mode while I adapt to life as a new mum! Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated.

I'm currently dispatching orders once a week; place your order by 5pm Thursday Melbourne time (AEDT) for dispatch the next day (Friday).

Australia Post is experiencing significant delays. If you select Express Post at checkout, it will speed up Australia Post's delivery timeframe but won't speed up my process.

After your order has been packed, you will receive an email notification with your Australia Post tracking number, which you can use to check on the delivery status of your order.

Local delivery
Northcote/Thornbury customers can select local delivery at checkout. Local deliveries coincide with my pram-walking schedule, usually 1-3 days after purchase. ٩(。•́‿•̀。)۶

Christmas deadlines
Australian customers:
For the best chance of receiving your order in time for Christmas, order by 5pm on 9 December for standard shipping, and 5pm on Thursday 16 December for Express Post and local delivery.

This shop will close for Christmas at 5pm on 16 December. Orders placed after that time will be shipped in January (exact date to be determined) when the shop reopens. The exception is gift vouchers, which are available for purchase 24/7 and delivered automagically by email!  

International customers:
Check Australia Post's estimated delivery deadline for your country here, then add one week for my processing time.

 

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