You, my dear friends, are getting the benefit of all this cleaning/purging/mending/organizing craziness that’s going on around here. I’ve been sorting through my props pile, and came across some lovely Sashiko related items and since I have duplicates of nearly everything, I wanted to offer them up as a giveaway.
The image above is an outtake from my upcoming book, Sewing Happiness. I have a Sashiko section that I included, and though this particular image didn’t make the cut, I like it a lot. The confection you see up there is a sakura mochi — a sweet treat made out of pink sticky rice filled with red bean paste, wrapped in a pickled cherry blossom leaf. I realize it doesn’t sound sweet from that description, but it is. Very sweet. So yummy. With the explosion of cherry blossoms happening in Seattle right now, it seems like an appropriate image to include.
Also, because I didn’t want to take any of the items out of the wrapping, the image of the actual giveaway items leave something to be desired and I wanted something prettier headlining the post. But the items themselves are awesome.
Interested? I hope so!
As for the giveaway question…well, feel free to leave any comment, but right now I’m in planning mode for marketing and have craft books on my mind so I’m curious to know which craft books are your favorites? I’ll leave the giveaway open until this Sunday, March 6th and will announce the winner on Monday! Open for international entries as always — good luck!