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Japanese Boro

This Japanese boro (futon cover) was made in the century by recycling remnants of indigo dyed cotton and joining them together.


Boro textiles were made in the late and early century by impoverished Japanese people from reused and recycled indigo-dyed, cotton rags.


Antique Boro Quilts – Japan – 1800’s – 1900’s

quilt blues I have always 'loved' blue quilts and white ones too. I made one from blue jeans years ago.

Japanese Indigo Boro. Japan's mended and patched textiles are referred to as Boro. Boro is usually sewn from nineteenth and early twentieth century diverse rags and patches of indigo dyed cotton.:

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum (IQSCM) in Lincoln, Nebraska, is partnering with /American Patchwork & Quilting/ to share information on quilting traditions from around the world.

this is how the denim couch throw is done.  it's called boro,

denim patchwork (via A Large, Complex, Beautifully Stitched Boro Futon Cover