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I find fascinating SEMAMORI. So I bought a book and learned some of them. I designed semamori embroideries myself which made in

“Three semamori cho or albums showing a variety of #semori or #semamori which are protective amulets stitched onto children's clothing. Late 19th century.”

In Japan, there is a certain magic associated with stitching applied to children’s garments, meant to protect the child from harm. These protective stitches are called semamori. A semamori cho, or a practice album of decorative stitches, when stitched on a child’s garment, would have been held in place one of the kimono’s two ties.