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Sashiko Panels
« on: November 22, 2019, 09:58:28 AM »
Hi all - May I pick your brains?

I’m new to sashiko and have been stitching pre-printed panels. I know the advice is to wash the panels once stitched, but I’m concerned about colour run. My panels are deep indigo and my stitching is cream. Just don’t want to run the risk of my stitching ending up a bluey colour!
For info, I’ve stitched the panels but there are white cutting marks between each ‘pattern’. I don’t want to cut if possible as I want to use them in a whole length.
Does anyone know if the colours bleed?

Thanks x
No such thing as too much fabric

Iminei

Re: Sashiko Panels
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2019, 10:10:23 AM »
Lowena is the Sashiko Queen around here @mums sewing machine
The Imperfect Perfectionist sews again

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Re: Sashiko Panels
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2019, 16:44:19 PM »
Thanks @Iminei I’ll wait for @Lowena to swing by...
No such thing as too much fabric

Lowena

Re: Sashiko Panels
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2019, 22:30:41 PM »
Yo!! It is I.
Yes, some of the dark blue / indigo panels can leak colour, but by no means all of them.
To be on the safe side I wash them on a gentle cycle with a couple of colour catchers in the machine. Better safe than sorry.
If you like Sashiko, you should try Kantha  :)
Triumph of hope over experience :D

Lilian

Re: Sashiko Panels
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2019, 23:34:30 PM »
I didn't know that you did sashiko @Lowena  >:) that explains why I keep looking at the curved hand-stitched quilting on the placemat you made me for the mini swap!   Thinking how perfectly stitched it is!  <3  :)
Willing but not always able :)

Lowena

Re: Sashiko Panels
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2019, 01:30:30 AM »
You are too kind @Lilian  :|
Triumph of hope over experience :D

mums sewing machine

Re: Sashiko Panels
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2019, 06:57:45 AM »
*whizzes off to google kantha*
No such thing as too much fabric