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Stitch a Denim Sashiko Bag

A free tutorial by Vicky Myers

Learn how to stitch a denim sashiko tote bag

Sashiko stitching is a form of decorative and/or reinforcement stitching, or hand embroidery, using the running stitch technique. Sashiko stitching was started in Japan. Vicky Myers created this beautiful lined Sashiko bag using recycled denim and pretty cotton scraps. She shares her free Sashiko bag tutorial with you! Also check out the super-quick video below this post to see exactly how Sashiko stitching is done in less than 60 seconds.

Sewing Supplies:

  1. recycled denim fabric pieces

  2. embroidery thread and Sashiko needle

  3. cotton scraps

  4. cotton fabric for lining

  5. Annies Soft and Stable two pieces 42 by 46 cm

  6. heavy-weight interfacing, two pieces 42 by 46 cm

  7. leather

  8. leather hole punch

  9. double cap rivets

  10. thread

⇒Go to the Free Tutorial at Vicky Myers Creations⇐


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