Sashiko-inspired Stitched Bag
By Magdalena, Handy Hands’ Corner

Magdalena writes that her work focuses mainly on wax batik but also often incorporates simple stitches based on Japanese sashiko embroidery.

She adds, “I like simply designed things but I also like traditional hand work which is often in opposition to the first said. Japanese sashiko embroidery technique is an exception. The hand stitch, often composed in straight rows, cannot be more simple and beautiful at the same time. I borrow sashiko as an inspiration but I don’t follow any particular designs. I base my designs on geometric shapes and I like to build them according to the general rules of harmony.

I sell my bags here, and I wrote about my embroidery here.”

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