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Send me your favourite most comfy pair of jeans (preferably holey and well worn) and I will customise them for you using the colours you prefer!  Boro is the Japanese art of hand stitching and patching with lovely fabrics to make the piece even more beautiful than before. No sewing machine used! It's all patiently hand-made. Each custom piece takes 10+ hours to complete and of course, no two pieces are the same.  What a great way to extend the lifespan of your wardrobe and have something custom

Send me your favourite most comfy pair of jeans (preferably holey and well worn) and I will customise them for you using the colours you prefer! Boro is the Japanese art of hand stitching and patching with lovely fabrics to make the piece even more beautiful than before. No sewing machine used! It's all patiently hand-made. Each custom piece takes 10+ hours to complete and of course, no two pieces are the same. What a great way to extend the lifespan of your wardrobe and have something…

What is the difference between Sashiko and Boro stitches — Zen Stitching™

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

Obsessions : Boro & Sashiko – The Art Of Mending, Part 2 | AlyZen Moonshadow

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…

My Boro Stitching & Thoughts for Other Stitchers - A Threaded Needle

My Boro Stitching & Thought for Other Stitchers .... but thats just how I like to do it. Other people stitch wonderful pieces with parallel lines evenly spaced. It's a matter of what you enjoy plus what is functional for your project. The right thing to do is to suit yourself!

A look at of the raw simplicity and beauty of boro textiles, their traditional origins, and why I love working with them.

What is Boro Stitching? The raw simplicity and functional beauty of the boro artform is something that I’ve adored for some time. I get a lot […]

Happy Earth Day! Take care of her, and update your clothes with stitching -- the stores are closed anyway!  The Art of Mending: Boro Stitching and Visible Mending | Create Whimsy  #mending #visiblemending #boro #sashiko #borostitching #boromending #slowstitch #stich #makersmovement #creativehappylife #handsewing #handembroidery #embroidery

In today's world of disposable fashion, we are seeing a resurgance of the art of mending to repair and embellish our clothing.

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While travelling through Yokohama on a recent trip I stumbled across something truly amazing. I'm not normally swayed to purchase something so readily when I'm out browsing and sight-seeing, but I just couldn't resist this gorgeous find: A Boro Jacket.   I think of the wearing possibilities of this Jacket  - considering the history of the garment -...

While travelling through Yokohama on a recent trip I stumbled across something truly amazing. I’m not normally swayed to purchase something so readily when I’m out […]