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Making Summer Cushions Wabi Sabi Style

Making Summer Cushions Wabi Sabi Style

Making summer cushions wabi-sabi style

boro cushion

...every spring I have a new(ish) pile of stitchings and part-projects that were never made into anything.

They start as a tidy stack back in the winter, fall over and quietly slide onto the floor by spring.

"Ah ha!" I say to myself when the return of spring wakes my brain, "the time has come to get some of these used up!"...

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sashiko threads

Which Sashiko thread should I use?

How do you know which sashiko thread to choose for your sashiko stitching?
In this blog we are looking at the  sashiko threads I have available at A Threaded Needle. Here is what they have in common, how they differ, and some recommendation about pairing them with sashiko needles and with stitching fabrics.
     Their main difference is the.....
Sashiko threads

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sewing with boro fabric

My Boro Stitching & Thoughts for Other Stitchers

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!

boro stitched sewing

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