Tutorial: Embroidered Polymer Clay Sashiko Necklace With Free Downloadable Project Templates

Tutorial: Embroidered Polymer Clay Sashiko Necklace With Free Downloadable Project Templates

The traditional Japanese craft of sashiko embroidery is given a new twist by combining the  established stitch patterns of sashiko with modern materials to make a piece of unique jewellery. The crescent-shaped statement necklace has been a popular sight in high street fashion this year, 

Stitched Lines And Pattern Building In Sashiko Embroidery

Stitched Lines And Pattern Building In Sashiko Embroidery

When I started my first sashiko Project it was the simplicity of the basic parallel lines of stitches that felt so calming to work. The meditative action of the lines of running stitch gave a true feeling for the humble origins of this Japanese peasant 

Sashiko: A Japanese Embroidery Technique

Sashiko: A Japanese Embroidery Technique

A week ago, at the very end of my week off, I found myself awake at a very unlikely and unfriendly hour with a spell of insomnia. I ended up browsing the internet and somehow navigated to various sites researching the techniques and history of 

New Pattern, Tutorial And Free Downloads Pages Launched

New Pattern, Tutorial And Free Downloads Pages Launched

I’m very pleased to say that the most visited pages on Eskimimi Makes have been treated to an overdue redesign to help readers and visitors access the content they are looking for and to find new content that they may be interested in far more 

Blind Hemming With A Sewing Machine Tutorial

Blind Hemming With A Sewing Machine Tutorial

I have always hemmed by hand. When I was growing up, my grandmother was an amazing seamstress, which mean that anything that ever needed to be sewn was completed to perfection by her. I would help out with finishing and any hand-sewing, and so I 

WIP: McPleats

WIP: McPleats

Yesterday I wrote about an element of the bag lining that I was working on for my latest bag sewing project, but today I have moved to working on the construction of the exterior. Again I have decided to work a few very minor changes to