Modern Kogin  


Modern Kogin
June 1, 2020 | 112 pages
ISBN: 9781940552453

Discover the art of kogin, a style of traditional Japanese sashiko embroidery with modern appeal. Historically, kogin was used as a pattern darning technique to reinforce threadbare fabric and add warmth to the clothing worn by farmers in the villages of northern Japan. With dozens of beautiful and simple geometric patterns, kogin embroidery offers fresh inspiration and authentic technique to proponents of the decorative mending movement. Colorful photos offer step-by-step instruction for learning this simple counted thread embroidery technique.