boro tutorial- ahh this is on my list. I've been calling it "hand quilting as you go" and I plan to write a class curriculum for quilting arts.
A Contemporary Practice of Japanese Inspired Mending
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
Japanese Textiles & Sashiko Supplies
Discover quality materials for sashiko, kogin and patchwork fabrics from Japan. Explore our range of unique fabrics including yarn-dyed sakizome momen, takumi and shot-cotton tsumugi. Handcraft your own unique home furnishings, accessories and clothing with pattern designs and kits from Jane MacDonald. Distributors for Olympus Thread Mfg. Co. Inazuma and Tulip Needles
Upcycling jeans with boro
My new job is dangerous, really dangerous. You'd expect I work for MI6, NSA, ASIO but no, I'm volunteering at The Red Cross shop in Newport Beach and it takes soooo much self control to not spend the money I don't earn! We get some really amazing donations (and some not so amazing donations obvs).…
How to Make a Boro Bag - The Brooklyn Refinery - DIY, Arts and Crafts
Big, bold sashiko stitches are key to how to make a boro bag. Explore the elegance of long, decorative reinforced stitching, incorporated into a patchwork fabric bag.