Chronicle: Sashiko


Sashiko literally means little stabs and is a type of Japanese embroidery used to strengthen material or clothing. The elegant textile art of sashiko is celebrated in this picture book about the embroidery style's origins as a way to strengthen the jackets of fishermen from Awaji Island. 

  • Ages 8-11
  • Author: Barbara Ciletti
  • Illustrator: Maria Cristina Pritelli
  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Chronicle, forthcoming August 2022
  • 32 pages, 10.4" x 8.7"