Baby Lock Sashiko - Mimics hand quilting stitch

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3  Reviews Average rating 5.0 out of 5 Stars.
This is the latest version Baby Lock Sashiko, which mimics a hand quilted stitch. It is the world's first hand-stitch sewing machine. The Sashiko uses the very high quality engineering to help you make your next quilting project exceptional and unique. Please remember it not a regular sewing machine, it sews Sashiko
Price £1,924.00
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Expected Delivery Date is Wednesday, August 10th

We only supply Baby Lock machines to UK customers, Baby Lock are not for International sale.

The worlds one and only Sashiko machine by Baby Lock. Unique in design and innovation creating fantastic high quality hand sewn style sewing with a machine.

A Single thread in the bobbin case no top thread required. The Babylock Sashiko will sew beautifully and precisely ensuring only every other stitch appears on the right side of the fabric.

The history of Sashiko is similar to that of the old traditional British Gansey, where a fisherman's origin could be identified from the clothes he was wearing. Such is the same principal of Sashiko which means "Rice Stitch" where various villages had their own Sashiko design usually in indigo.

Today we use the Baby Lock Sashiko to sew perfectly sewn, evenly spaced stitching on all our quilts. The stitches appear as if they have been sewing by hand, yet all stitching is sewn by machine thanks to Baby Lock. 

The Baby Lock Sashiko is unique and has no top thread, it only uses thread from the spool under the sewing bed. It can be accessed via the swing out flap giving good access to threading.  Our video shows threading at the 14 min mark.

The Specialist needle has an open eye which is closed every other stitch and when it enters the fabric open it comes back up with the thread, stitches a stitch and simultaneously drops the thread to skip the next. The stitches can be adjusted anywhere between 2 mm and 5 mm this relates to the length of the stitch itself or the gap size between stitches. This allows you to create perfectly measured sashiko designs time and time again. With a huge 230 mm throat space you can easily quilt with the Baby lock sashiko.

Main Baby Lock Sashiko Features:

  • Adjustable Stitch length and gap size
  • Bright LED light
  • Adjustable stitch length
  • Adjustable gap between stitches
  • Needle up/down
  • 230 mm throat space
  • Built in thread cutter
  • Built in accessory storage tray
  • Presser foot pressure
  • Material thickness dial
  • Powerful 120 watt motor

Accessories included in the pull-out compartment:

Tweezers, Spare Needles, Small screwdriver for the needle screw, Large screwdriver, Small soft brush to clean the machine, Additional latch wires, Spool cap, Spool case, Spools, Foot Control, Manual.

Baby Lock has always been progressive in the sewing industry, the Saskiko is a specialist model and is truly innovative one-of-a-kind built for crafting and quilt lovers.


UPC 4260366212189
Manufacturer Baby Lock
Model Number Sashiko
Type Sewing Machine
Warranty 3 Years Full Manufacturers Warranty
Weight Kg 12.5
Size (Height, Width, Depth) W55 cm x H35 cm
Variable Electronic Speed Control Yes
Bobbin Access Side Loading
Transparent bobbin cover Bobbin Cover No
Hard Carrying or Storage Cover Yes
Automatically Tensions Thread Yes
Thread End Cutting Manual
Number of Stitch Selections 1
Popular Stitch Functions Straight
Formation of Buttonholes None
Variety of Buttonholes 0
Twin Needle No
Maximum Speed Limit Adjustment No
Needle Up/Down Function Yes
Integrated Dual Feed System No
Integrated Fabric Feed Lowering No
Tutorial CD / DVD No
Voltage 220-240 Volts
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    Great machine which will save me so much time in the future with all my quilting projects.It took a bit of practice but I figured out everything. Love the look of the hand stitch this machine produces and I shall no longer have to take my quilts to the long arm quilter either! Highly recommend this machine and I also found the Baby Lock You Tube videos of help.

    Posted on April 8, 2019

  2. Overall rating
    Review by From
    I looked for years to purchase a new machine...hand quilting is so time consuming and I didn't want an all singing all dancing machine no embroidery features just straight stitch. I was delighted when I found the Sashiko. I am very pleased with my choice. Its quiet, smooth and easy to thread and use. This Babylock will be with me for a long time.

    Posted on December 23, 2009

  3. Overall rating
    Review by From
    For over a year I reviewed the Sashiko machine with the goal of purchasing but wasn't quite sure. In a review I read on the internet sewing blogs,sewing magazines,brochures,spoke with dealers and professionals regarding the best machines. I personally used each machine quilting machine with different kinds of fabric to review the quality of stitching produced by each brand. None of the top machine could do what this machine does. I have put about 1000 hours on the machine and it continues to sew beautifully. This machine sews a beautiful straight stitch. I would recommend this machine to anyone from dressmaking to quilting you will always create something unique and individual with Babylock Sashiko. This machine is great for home deck,clothing,drapes,quilts and creative sewing projects. I always shop with sewingmachinesales, always buy from a dealer with a good reputation because if problems arise they will be there to solve your issues with excellent knowledge.

    Posted on September 1, 2009

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