ALL THE SHADES gift pack! 18 x 20m SHADED sashiko threads + 2 needles

ALL THE SHADES gift pack! 18 x 20m SHADED sashiko threads + 2 needles


Do you remember the excitement of getting a big set of coloured pencils, crayons or felt tipped pens when you were a child? Or even when you were quite a lot older? Dreaming about what you would draw with them... I've decided to do some special gift packs of sashiko threads Christmas this year. So this is my 'colouring set' of ALL eighteen 20m medium sashiko threads in shaded and varigated colours (there's a separate set for the plain ones), with a set of two Olympus sashiko needles included free as well.


Medium sashiko thread 20m skeins x 18. Suitable for all your sashiko stitching. Maybe used double or singly. Threads will be packed together with the needles in a cellophane packet.

These gorgeous bold multicoloured threads look amazing when stitched!


Please note - this thread feels slightly thicker than the 100m mercerised sashiko thread I sell.


Ideal with the Olympus Thread Mfg. Co. printed sashiko panels as an alternative to the 100m sashiko thread. See individual panels for thread quantities.


100% cotton


Made in Japan

  • How to open your sashiko skein

    Sashiko threads skeins have to be opened out before use. Slide of the skein band first. You will find all the thread is tied together at one point.  Cut through the skein at the knot, so all the threads are cut (you'll find these are the ideal length for stitching doubled).  Push all the thread through the skein band, and then plait the thread loosely.  Pull out each thread as you need it from the loop end of the plait, not the 'fringed' end. This saves time trying to wind the thread into a ball, keeps it tidy and you know the thread shade number if you need to re order.

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