Japanese embroidery cross schemes rather interesting, original and attract those that combine different shades of originalJapanese embroidery cross schemes rather interesting, original and attract those that combine different ottenkiChem attractive original Japanese embroidery cross schemes - so it its originality and sometimes very unusual combination of colors. For example, fire with light green - it is considered a successful combination, while the majority of Russian-speaking needlewomen does not share this opinion. In any case, fans of Japanese schemes for embroidery there is quite a lot. But what schemes are most popular?


Cross Stitch: scheme of Japanese motifs, Sachiko equipment

for Japanese embroidery cross schemes can be obtained in many ways, ranging from autographic create thumbnails (including by means of computer programs), ending the use of any character you liked as a base. Oh, that, and calligraphy in all Asian countries have never had any problems - at the same time it is difficult for the ordinary person, but that it attracts attention.

Japanese embroidery Sachiko is a simple, interesting and gourmetJapanese embroidery Sachiko is a simple, interesting and gourmet

The most popular motifs used for embroidery in Japanese style:

  • Sami Japanese (Geisha image on the canvas);
  • samurai;
  • hieroglyphs;
  • Sakura;
  • Temples with corresponding sloping roof in Japanese style.

Of course, this is not all the sets that are used in cross-stitch. But we should remember that not every design is suitable as a template. The reason is simple - cross embroidery in Japan, in principle, does not exist. There is cultivated technique Sachiko, a straight needle. And it can be carried out simultaneously for a few scraps of fabric.


What is the Japanese cross-stitch

As it is known, was originally a Japanese woman does not cross stitching. For them, it was the traditional Sachiko, and other methods to spread only after the 17th century, when Japan began to develop in principle, foreign lands. We also know that much of the Japanese art of needlework gave Chinese masters. Part of the culture is literally taken out, like writing characters. As now embroider a cross? This combined technique Sachiko and traditional embroidery.

Japanese embroidery Cross - a combination of conventional embroidery machinery, and Sachiko, which use the most thin filamentsJapanese embroidery Cross - a combination of conventional embroidery machinery, and Sachiko, which use the most thin filaments

Key differences:



  • Total for the creation of the work used only one coupler;
  • The image itself is additionally decorated with traditional Sachiko (turns a kind of pattern in the figure);
  • The embroidery used the thinnest thread.

A theme, which the Japanese have traditionally used in embroidery, are fairly standard: this landscape, and some photos of sakura, flower arrangements. And, of course, beautiful characters clearly maintaining an exquisite calligraphy.

diagrams for the em: Japanese characters and choice of material

Repeat Japanese motif in his works is relatively easy, especially when it comes to the characters. There used cross-stitch thin thread with monochrome. That is, use a bright fabric, which is decorated with dark pattern on top. Making his color - not the best choice. Except that you can replace the black color, such as red.

Japanese embroidery motif includes white linen and black and red threadsJapanese embroidery motif includes white linen and black and red threads

Where to get the circuit? Skilled workers argue that the easiest and right at the same time option - to create their own with the help of computer programs. And yet they can be downloaded free of charge on the discussion forums, including entire collections.

For beginners, you can start with the following characters:

  • Luck;
  • Sakura;
  • Courage;
  • Sachiko.

in the style of the difference is negligible, and the stitch is better to start from the top edge.

Useful tips for cross stitch in the Japanese style

It is assumed that the basic material on which the next drawing, may be plain, but prepared with squares is created. And it is more convenient to use a thick long needle, and not a little, despite the fact that thin thread is used (even if it is natural silk).

When cross-stitch in the Japanese style is recommended to use a thick long needle even on thin canvasWhen cross-stitch in the Japanese style is recommended to use a thick long needle even on thin canvas


How to prevent that, in stripe pattern on top of the stitches do not cross the sprawling thread?

To do this, you can:

  • In the process of drawing the bottom of the small holes to prepare for future stitch;
  • On top of all secured with varnish;
  • Use several canvases stacked together. The first pattern is sewn to one second - a second delayed.

Embroidery in the Japanese style (video)

Of course, a few sentences is impossible to describe all the skills of Japanese needlewomen - all this comes only with experience. But the foundation is, in principle, identical - under the cross ties are carried out in the same diagonal squares. By the way, in Japan, many in the process of creating a work of changing the size of the cells. This makes it possible to combine on a cloth, for example, graceful flowers with the same characters. 

Japanese embroidery cross schemes (photo)

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