Kogin is a traditional embroidery technique that originated in northern Japan, Tohoku region, as a form of decorative reinforcement stitching. It is a counted-thread embroidery. Kogin is stitched from side to side, counting over mostly uneven numbers of threads to create beautiful geometric patterns.
If you would like to learn kogin this beautiful earrings DIY kit is a great starting project.
Enjoy Japanese culture through making beautiful and useful accessories with Kogin stitches. Simply pick your favourite pattern and start stitching!
Kogin Hishi Earrings DIY Kit #1
This earrings kit includes:
- Piece of cotton cloth
- Kogin cotton threads
- Pair of wooden earrings base
- Pair of metal buttons with bottom cover
- Kogin needle
- Self-adhesive felt circle
- Double-sided self-adhesive tape circle
- Step-by-step instructions with pattern
Earrings are approx. 3 cm in diameter.
You can wear it as a lovely piece of jewellery or make it as a special 'I made it' gift.