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Things you can stitch when you are home and desperate for things you can stitch!

So just stitch.

child's drawing on a bag

Don't be defeated just because you can't go to a sewing store for supplies. You have all sorts of good things to stitch in your house! And don't be shy to try any crazy idea you have. You're in self isolation, when will there ever be a better time to find out what you can really do with a threaded needle?

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New Sashiko Patches & Kokka Fabrics

2020! I wish you all a year of happy stitching and sewing adventures!

This is just a quick little blog to show you some new pre-printed ready to stitch sashiko fabric designs, and some new fabrics that will work well used with them....

Sashiko Patch KitKokka Fabrics

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5 Ways to transfer a Sashiko design onto fabric (3 of 5 Use the fabric's weave)

How to use dyed yarn fabrics to transfer sashiko designs.

This is the most creative idea I have for how to get a sashiko design onto fabric ready for stitching.  

Sashiko design on dyed yarn fabric
Using the grid design in the dyed yarn woven fabric, a ruler, fabric pen or chalk pencil,  you can ....
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Boro Mending

Hand stitching, no matter how basic, makes an object feel valuable. 

Understanding the roots, learning the techniques, then expanding the borders is how arts and crafts stay alive, thrive and grow...

boro stitching

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March 01, 2018

Boro ›   history ›   Hitomezashi ›   Kogin ›   sashiko ›  


Sashiko? Kogin? Hitomezashi? Boro? What are we stitching?

Which one are you stitching? 

Sashiko? Kogin? Hitomezashi? Boro? 

What all 4 techniques have in common, and how they differ...

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How to boro stitch a patch

If you have been reading my Boro stitching bog posts, by now you may be want to try it out....boro sashiko stitching View full article →
August 31, 2017

Boro ›   history ›   sashiko ›   Slow stitching and mending ›  


How do you know it's Japanese Boro?

Although Boro is the Japanese name for a type of mending, stitching, reinforcing and extending the life of used fabric, every culture has this practice in it's history. Before cloth was mass producedboro sashiko Japanese country stitching View full article →

Boro Group on Facebook

Boro stitching is a type of sashiko stitching. I was just thinking about the Boro Facebook Group I belong to and what an inspiration they are...
 Boro Slippers
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