Kathleen Hunt
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the finished product - boro/sashiko

the finished product - boro/sashiko

Vintage Japanese Boro. Material, particularly cotton, was costly for the poor, who meticulously patched their clothing and in doing so created artistic masterpieces.

Material, particularly cotton, was costly for the poor, who meticulously patched their clothing and in doing so created artistic masterpieces.

Fabric with Panache is a specialist patchwork outlet, online, and distributing through major Australian Quilt Shows. Beverley has extensive experience with cotton fabrics and colour co-ordination.

Happy New Year to all: ​ We have just returned from the 2017 Tokyo International Quilt Show. What a terrific trip. Eight full days packed with interesting events, including two days at Tokyo.

Three Easy Ways to Mend Fabric, Inspired by Japanese Textiles – Design*Sponge

Fantastic article showing three ways of using fabric and simple stitches to visibly mend fabric

Look how big the stitches are; worked onto a backing. Akiko Ike, Boro style

Akiko Ike :: appears to be two-ply, not twisted - perhaps sashiko thread, not the usual perle cotton. Need to look into this for big-stitch quilting.