12-Month Embroidery by Yumiko Higuchi Japanese by MotokoThreads

[ BOOK DETAIL ] Language: in Japanese Condition: Brand New Pages: 78 pages Author: Yumiko Higuchi Date of Publication: *This book has patterns inside, inseparable from the…

Cotton boro kimono from Japan's Tohoku- North west region of Japan https://www.pinterest.com/jenmurdoch5/

Cotton boro kimono from Japan's Tohoku- North west region of Japan

"Crossover Collage Vest" by Christine Barnes

Crossover Collage Vest This is an asymmetrical vest with button-and-loop…

indigo cloth - a 'sakiori sodenashi' - from Japan

In the previous post, below this one, I featured a sakiori sodenashi–a sleeveless garment woven from indigo rags–which was heavily used, patched and repaired.

Lady Farmer's Jacket Indigo Cotton Kasuri Covered With Sashiko Stitching

Lady Farmer's Jacket Indigo Cotton Kasuri Covered With Sashiko Stitching

Long Boro Kimono. Shown inside out. Can you imagine the person wearing it...perhaps for house cleaning or farm work only...or just someone very poor. Now we think it's beautiful and even exotic.

A beautifully distressed long cotton kimono: colors and hemp stitching.

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