Boro stitching

Discover the art of Boro stitching and explore unique ideas to incorporate this traditional Japanese patchwork technique into your creative projects. Get inspired to create one-of-a-kind designs with Boro stitching.
Patchwork, Couture, Diy, Quilts, Quilting, Japanese Quilt Patterns, Shashiko Embroidery, Sashiko Embroidery, Sashiko Pattern

Boro is a Japanese word meaning “tatters,” originally born out of poverty. Rural women would apply layer-upon-layer of indigo-dyed hemp with running stitches, also known as Sashiko, to patch clothing […]

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Doreen Linton
Patchwork, Sewing Techniques, Quilting, Quilts, Sashiko Embroidery, Sewing Crafts, Sashiko Pattern, Shashiko Embroidery, Thread

Have you been looking at images of clothing mended so beautifully, you almost hope to rip a hole in your jeans? But what are the materials you actually need to get started? You are in the right place! I pulled together a collection of materials that I think are a must to get started with visible mending, and how and

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Linda Gleysteen
Boro | Up-and-down stitching & patchwork – iHanna's Blog Sewing, Couture, Patchwork, Patchwork Fabric, Patchwork Scarf, Fabric Scraps, Sashiko Embroidery, Shashiko Embroidery, Embroidery And Stitching

I have been working on a piece of textile art that was destined to become the cover for a personal art journal project of mine. I was going for a soft, romantic look so that my journal would be calm on the outside and then (as it happens most of the time) an explosion of color inside when summer is over… I’ve got (too much) fabrics in boxes, some are bigger pieces but a lot are just scraps. I can’t help it, I love scraps so much, and I can not throw any of them away. In any case, I want to…

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Diane Sullivan