*Sashiko Pre-printed Sampler - Hokusai "Soushuu Umezawa-no-Hidari" - Seven Cranes - # 2095 - Navy - is currently on backorder. You may still purchase now though and we'll ship as soon as more become available.
This sampler is part of the wood-bock print series "Mt. Fuji 36 Views" by Hokusai Katsushika".
This sampler is also available in white and as a kit.
Katsushika Hokusai (October 31, 1760 - May 10, 1849) was a famous Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period.
Sashiko pre-printed samplers have wash-out stitching lines. Do not pre-wash.100% cotton - Finished size approximately 13" x 13". The design is printed on one half of the sampler. The other half of the sampler has no design. Use the plain half as the backing for a pillow or other project, draw your own design on the second half or leave plain. Stitch through both layers for a little heavier fabric if using for a quilt square.
In Japan, the samplers are stitched through both layers, hemmed and use for tea towels or table decorations.
You can also frame the sampler and hang it on the wall for decoration.