Sashiko Books
Sashiko Books
Sashiko Books
Sashiko Books
Sashiko Books
Sashiko Books

Sashiko Books

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  • ONLINE | video lessons 
  • Ticket price | £50 with Kit  £35 online tuition only 
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  • 3 months access from the date you purchase the course

Kits are posted out weekly

This Sashiko book course shows you how to make a set of 3 pamphlet books using a simple cross stitch template. Each design is unique and uses a series of stitching and weaving techniques to take this traditional Japanese craft into bookbinding and paper craft projects

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at the beginner or someone looking to refresh their skills. No experience is necessary.



The course is delivered over 4 short videos accessible to watch anytime for 3 months for the date of purchase.



Please allow 2-3 hours to complete this project. Do it over a few days and rewatch the videos whenever suits you. Be careful, it’s super addictive.


You will have access to my private Book Arts Facebook group for anyone who has taken one of my courses. Here you can share your books, ask questions for anyone or myself to answer.

Project Kits


Project Kits are optional on this course. Here’s what is included if you purchase the kit.

Included is:

  • Bonefolder
  • awl
  • bookbinders needle
  • thread cutters
  • scalpel
  • beeswax
  • book board
  • A4 white paper
  • A4 Colorplan Card 270gsm in 3 colours
  • linen + cotton thread in 3 colours
  • Sashiko template

About Me

Yvette Ja has been running bookbinding, origami and sculpture workshops for 12+ years and brings her Mixed Korean/UK heritage to her work, making it the best of both worlds! I learned how to bind books at a Victorian bindery at The Literary and Philosophical Society and have done extensive research in Artist's Books in my own practise. In 2011 I set up Book Apothecary: The Travelling Museum of Artist's Books which explored traditional and digital books through touring exhibitions. We worked with 48 artists and more than 2000 readers bringing bookbinding, sculpture, printmaking and textile books to new audiences. This project was funded by The Cultural Olympiad, National Lottery, Arts Council England and local councils.

I look forward to welcoming you onto this workshop.

Please note that for all online workshops, tickets are non refundable.

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