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Olympus sashiko needles one pair Japanese big stitch

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Sashiko is a traditional form of Japanese quilting. Thick cotton thread and broad-woven cotton fabrics are best for sashiko, as are these needles from Olympus of Japan. The eyes are large, making them easy to thread. These are thicker than the other needles offered in my shop, and easiest to handle for those with arthritis.

Needles measure 2" & 2.5" (5 & 6 cm). The shorter needle is best for sewing curves, and the longer needle is best for straight lines. A thimble is optional, but helpful when sewing through multiple layers or heavy fabrics.

NOTE TO QUILTERS: This is NOT the needle you want for sewing through quilt fabrics and batting as it is too thick. It is perfect for sewing fabrics with a looser weave, such as Olympus fabrics and is ideal for the Olympus sashiko kits. If you want sashiko needles for quilting, use Tulip needles: https://www.etsystudio.com/listing/183286594/tulip-sashiko-needles-assorted-two-each

Learn more about sashiko and Japanese textiles at theardentthread.com and follow me on Facebook or Twitter @kimonomomo for the latest updates, coupon codes, and show information.



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Wonderful seller, wonderful product, quick ship as always! I buy again and again from this fabulous shop!
Mar 2, 2018 by FabricPrincess
Love these needles!
Feb 8, 2018 by bluebeeinatree
As expected. Will purchase from this shop again.
Feb 7, 2018 by Meghan Edwards
Great seller, fantastic work, such a joy to shop from.
Dec 21, 2017 by BabyCactusCat
Great product fast delivery thank you
Nov 14, 2017 by CrookedRow

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