Some Common Rules of Sashiko Stitching - Carry the tread across the back of your work to move to next section, if the distance is an inch or less. Make sure the crossing thread is loose, so the fabric doesn't pucker.
Boro is the age old Japanese art of mending textiles and is literally translated as rags or scraps of cloth. As far back as the century, peasants, merchants and artisans would patch up clothing and quilts using.
Use the basics of weaving to create unique patches on your worn-through clothing! Visible mending is super trendy right now, and it's a great way to bust those pesky remnants (especially of handspun!) in your stash. Pro tip: use an embroidery hoop to stabilize your fabric! Get 6 more tips for visible mending on the blog. #creativecrafttips