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Boro stitching

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This is a question that gets asked all the time, and it can be very easy to confuse the two. I go into depth about Boro stitching in a previous post , and to summarize, Boro when translated literally means “tattered or repaired”. This technique combines layers of fabric and running stitch, combi

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In yesterday’s post, I described 3 different traditional crafts that share one common thread, the running stitch : Kantha, Boro and Sashiko. Kantha and Boro are traditional patchwork from Ind…

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Create a beautiful Boro-inspired Memory Scarf using all of your favorite left over fabric scraps. Experience the joy of hand stitching a garment that you will treasure for years to come. In this on-demand online course Claudia Martinez walks you through the step-by-step process of creating a boro-inspired fabric panel that you can turn into a scarf, a quilt block, a bag panel and so much more. Over an hour's worth of in-depth video instruction coupled with downloadable handouts provides…

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This floss is buttery soft and just what you want for your sashiko sampler, boro mending project, tying a quilt, or other decorative embroidery. These variegated colors add a fun details to simple stitches! 100% cotton, made in Japan.

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FEATURE: Handmade Ethically, Unisex, Comfortable to Wear & Stylish.MATERIAL: 100% Cotton, Handmade, indigo dyed When lay down flat measurements: Armpit to armpit 25.5" Collar to bottom 32" COLOUR: IndigoGENDER: Unisex M/FThis beautiful Indigo jacket design is inspired by traditional Japanese Boro textile. Handmade with sashiko stitching, it is comfortable to wear and great for many occasions. It is ideal for leisure and a unique retro and vintage looking jacket.WASHING INSTRUCTION:Hand wash…

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Learn about the history of boro and how it is being revived for a new audience using contemporary fabrics including denim, linen and shibori tie dye as well as sashiko and other embroidery stitches. The word boro comes from the Japanese boroboro meaning something tattered or repaired. It refers to textiles that have been mended or patched together for utilitarian, not decorative, purposes to make the fabric stronger and warmer, and to mend torn and threadbare areas. by Susan Briscoe 127…

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Sashiko is an ancient Japanese stitching technique, which translates to “little stabs,” and was once used to reinforce cloth. This functional embroidery inspired Rebecca to create a woven fabric covered in little marks.

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Palm thimbles are typically worn on the middle finger with the flat plate on the palm of the hand to allow you to push long needles through several layers of fabric, such as in Sashiko or Boro stitching. The Clover Palm Thimble is lightweight and has an adjustable ring that will fit most finger sizes. PRODUCT DETAILS::: Clover Metal Palm Thimble:: Adjustable ring band to accommodate different finger sizes:: Made of brass:: The flat plate is approximately 3/4" in diameter:: Made in Japan by…

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