Boro stitching

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.

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.

Backbone of the night. Textile piece involving Japanese Boro techniques of layering fabrics and stitching together. Vintage fabrics dyed indigo.

Backbone of the night. Textile piece involving Japanese Boro techniques of layering fabrics and stitching together. Vintage fabrics dyed indigo.

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 17th century, peasants, merchants and artisans would patch up clothing and quilts using...

DIY Sashiko Denim Repair (Boro)

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 17th century, peasants, merchants and artisans would patch up clothing and quilts using...

Just four more weeks left. 2016 will soon be history Can hardly believe it. I've been looking back over the year and find...

Just four more weeks left. 2016 will soon be history Can hardly believe it. I've been looking back over the year and find...

Boro Tutorial: Learn to mend your jeans and other projects with this decorative Japanese technique.

Boro Tutorial: Learn to mend your jeans and other projects with this decorative Japanese technique.

Traditional Japanese boro cloths have a beauty like no other. Each cloth tells a unique story of its journey through life with patches carefully sewed on and reinforced with stitching, often over generations of a single family.

Traditional Japanese boro cloths have a beauty like no other. Each cloth tells a unique story of its journey through life with patches carefully sewed on and reinforced with stitching, often over generations of a single family.

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