Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Alphabet Club - N

The letter N catches me up with the rest of the group.  My Japanese word with the letter N is  Nihon, the word meaning "Japan". I will show some Japanese stitching techniques and a little Japanese stitching kit that I received as a gift, then stitched.  


Kogin 

This is a needlebook I finished.  


This is a bag I started and want to finish!


Sashiko - I've done a few sashiko table runners and such and have a few other projects ready to go.






Temari - I have two Temari that I've started but I think I need some help getting back to work on them.



This simple temari is from a class I took with Barbara Suess at the Japan Center at North Carolina State University in 2006.



Japanese stitching kit - this kit was a birthday gift from some Japanese friends, who know how much I like to stitch!  Since finishing it, it has hung in my apartment so I can think of them every time I look at it.



Linking up with Chiara at the Grey Tail.  Check out the posts of other Alphabet Club members!

7 comments:

  1. Love the sashiko. Have a few pieces in my basement to do.

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  2. Hi Pamela oh wow what beautiful work,i love them all xx

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  3. Great projects/handwork. Thanks for sharing, Pamela.

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  4. There are so many lovely things that represent Nihon (needlework) and you have made some beautiful items. Your sashiko stitches are so even, well done!

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  5. Such an interesting N post with great projects.

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  6. Oh, such wonderful pieces, Pamela, my dear.

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