Relax and unplug with some magical hand-stitching. Learn the latest technique for turned edge applique and practice a few simple embroidery stitches to use on the applique, creating a more current look and a more interesting series of stitches on your project. Learn to transfer a Sashiko design on to the background fabric, and begin traditional Sashiko stitching in class. Not your common running stitch, Sashiko stitching has a beauty that comes along with an understanding of traditional Japanese hand embroidery. Perfect your stitching as you practice. You can decide to use it on its own, or to enhance the beauty of hand applique today, and for years to come.