Have you ever heard of Sashiko embroidery? It’s a beautiful technique that allows you to create very detailed patterns quickly and painlessly. You can see an example on the pillow below—the patterns are usually made up of differently-sized dashes. This How to Do Sashiko Embroidery tutorial from Cashmerette will show you how to achieve the perfect little stitches to create these gorgeous starburst patterns. If you’ve never given this sewing technique a shot, now’s your chance—it would look gorgeous as an embellishment on clothing or home decor, and can even be adapted for use in quilting, too!