The Ultimate Kogin Collection

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The ultimate collection of techniques, pattern charts and projects for kogin, a regional variation of the very popular Japanese embroidery technique, sashiko. Discover the beautiful Japanese pattern darning technique kogin and how it can be used to create stunning stitched and quilted projects. Kogin is a variation of the popular Japanese embroidery technique sashiko and is rapidly becoming as popular as its ‘big sister’. Japanese embroidery expert, Susan Briscoe, has compiled a collection of over 60 pattern charts – kogin is a counted embroidery technique – and 12 accompanying projects to create The Ultimate Kogin Collection, following on from her previous title The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook. The projects range from small and very accessible items such as simple greetings cards and coasters to larger projects including wall hangings and table runners.

AUTHOR: Susan Briscoe is widely recognized as an expert in this field. She regularly travels to Japan and studied kogin under local expert Yoko Sato, and the author of best-selling title The Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook which has sold over 30.5k copies. Susan attends all the key quilt shows in the UK, Europe, Australia and Japan and teaches regular workshops on sashiko and other Japanese sewing and quilting techniques.

This is the first English language technique and project book focusing on the stunning art of kogin embroidery. Susan is widely recognised as an expert in this field: she regularly travels to Japan and has studied kogin under expert Yoko Sato.