wabi sabi Quilting with stitches and multiple layers of fabric without any wadding/batting.

textile art fabric tips and technique wabi sabi Quilting with stitches and multiple layers of fabric without any wadding/batting.

boro

An exceptional indigo patched Boro textile cloth from old Japan, when many poor farming families recycled generations of worn out indigo cloth into patchworks of great soulful beauty, only appreciated today as works-of-art.

From ohbara.com. I agree with this but would like to add that I think it is okay to make "Boro-inspired" objects and art. In doing so we are appreciating and honoring original Boro textiles and what they represent.

"It started off after I chanced upon this scrap of writing online. Loosely based on the concept of BORO - mended or patched textiles used as items of clothing in Japan by the peasants, merchants, &.

Sashiko, Boro, and Shibori

An Extraordinary Sakiori Hanten: Hemp Warp, Cotton Weft, Sashiko Stitched Sleeves

Boro

Sri Threads is a textile gallery in Brooklyn, New York, USA, specializing in antique Japanese folk textiles, highlighting the indigo-dyed cotton utilitarian fabrics and boro--or patched and mended--textiles of old Japan.

boro

century Ramie Boro Formal Kimono > dessin à l'eau de javel.

part of a boro futon cover…….just beautiful indigo and chrysanthemums from Sri

Shown today is a faded, patched and elegant indigo dyed cotton boro futon cover which most likely was originally made in the late century. This beauty has been reassembled from a sleeping yog…

Boro

vintage boro - Boro is a Japanese folk fabric made from scraps of cloth. It's a bit like a patchwork quilt, but comes from the idea that these pieces of indigo dyed fabric are too good to waste.

Antique Japanese Mingei Boro Folk Indigo Dyed Textiles Kakejiku Style

(via Antique Japanese Mingei Boro Folk Indigo Dyed Textiles Kakejiku Style

Japanese "Boro" made from recycled indigo dyed cloth in patches stitched together.

Japanese cotton futon cover called “Boro” made from recycled indigo dyed cloth in patches joined together.

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