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
- Publisher: Chronicle, forthcoming August 2022
- 32 pages, 10.4" x 8.7"
- ISBN: 9781568463704