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Boro stitching

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My Boro Stitching & Thought for Other Stitchers .... but thats just how I like to do it. Other people stitch wonderful pieces with parallel lines evenly spaced. It's a matter of what you enjoy plus what is functional for your project. The right thing to do is to suit yourself!

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“It started off after I chanced upon this scrap of writing online. Loosely based on the concept of BORO – mended or patched textiles used as items of clothing in Japan by the peasants, …

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Sarah Marra
Sarah Marra saved to Boro

Japanese Boro Denim Tote Bag. Sewing: Quilting and Patchwork. DIY step-by-step tutorial with pictures.

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In today's world of disposable fashion, we are seeing a resurgance of the art of mending to repair and embellish our clothing.

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Lynn Woll
Lynn Woll saved to Stitch

Can "make, do and mend" be exciting? Absolutely - once you've discovered Boro.What started as a Japanese technique for making clothes last longer has become a way to create unique items that are original, creative, easy to make and uniquely satisfying. In this 15 page, soft cover book, you'll explore boro basics, fabrics, tools, threads, stitches, and projects. Full of information and color photos, you won't want to miss having this book in your sashiko library.

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What is sashiko? Sashiko, meaning "little stabs" is a Japanese style of stitching. In traditional Japanese mending, sashiko is a style of hand stitching used to repair textiles or to create layers for added warmth in working garments. It is creating small repeating stitches that form a pattern, the patterns often inspi

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