This Sashiko Cheat Sheet will help you get started with the traditional Japanese embroidery technique.
neckace inspiration: boro and shibori techniques .
Scraps trimmed with rotary cutter, then arranged and "basted" with a glue stick before sewing.
Boro is the age old Japanese art of mending textiles and is literally translated as rags or scraps of cloth. As far back as the century, peasants, merchants and artisans would patch up clothing and quilts using.