Recently, I was asked to make some covers for some Japanese swords. I immediately thought that it was time to try Sashiko (What was I thinking?). It's been a time-consuming event for sure. I've been stitching on and off for weeks just to make the base with which to continue on with my project. I'm not finished yet, but I'll persevere.
This is just under a half metre of fabric.
Here's a closer look.