This mini forty-eight-page book is packed with mega information on all the key sashiko basics! Best-selling author Sylvia Pippen shares everything from a bit of history and applications for sashiko, stitching techniques to the tips and tricks to make sashiko embroidery more successful, including how to prepare the thread, how to avoid pulling, successful stitching, and even ironing. Even learn how to create your own sashiko design from your favorite inspirational photo! Or use one of the twenty-seven included designs. This is a great gift for anyone you know who loves to sew as much as you do! 'Sashiko Handy Pocket Guide' by Sylvia Pippen published by C&T Publishing, softcover with 48 pages.