Modern Kogin

Zakka WorkshopSKU: ZW2453

Sale price$23.99 CAD


  • Discover the art of kogin, a style of traditional Japanese sashiko embroidery with modern appeal.
  • Historically, kogin was used as a pattern darning technique to reinforce threadbare fabric and add warmth to the clothing worn by farmers in the villages of northern Japan.
  • With dozens of beautiful and simple geometric patterns, kogin embroidery offers fresh inspiration and authentic technique to proponents of the decorative mending movement.
  • Colorful photos offer step-by-step instruction for learning this simple counted thread embroidery technique.
  • Beginners will discover how to prepare the thread and fabric, how to read kogin charts, and how to make the basic straight stitches that comprise kogin motifs. 
  • Once you’ve mastered the basics, try your hand at one of the 25 adorable and easy projects included in the book.
  • Featuring bright and modern color schemes, these accessories are designed for contemporary life.
  • You’ll find and assortment of pretty brooches, barrettes and hair ties, pouches and coin purses, framed samplers, pincushions, and ornaments, plus potholders, coasters, and placemats for the home.
  • Pages: 112.
  • Softcover.
  • Author: Boutique-Sha.
  • By Zakka Workshop.


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