Thoughts on Broken Needle Day
Look back through what you remember of your history and culture and remember all the needle sewn cloth made, needed, and used. Today is a chance to pause and give respect to the importance of this little tool!
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!
Why don’t we get tired of the traditional sashiko designs?
What makes them still ‘work’ for us even after looking at them for several years, as I have been doing?
They are, after all, pretty simple looking geometric designs.
Here is why I think our brains remain pleased and interested...