Boro & sashiko, harmonious imperfection : the art of Japanese mending & stitching

Mullett-Bowlsby, Shannon,

Boro & sashiko, harmonious imperfection : the art of Japanese mending & stitching Boro and sashiko, harmonious imperfection - 174 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm

Includes bibliographical references (page 172) and index.

A word (or two) about boro and sashiko -- The tools -- Basic principles of sashiko -- Combining fabrics: aesthetics and function -- Getting ready to stitch -- Unshin: handling the needle -- Other useful stitches -- Reading sashiko pattern charts -- The projects.

"Inspired by 2 years of intensive research into the work of Japanese boro masters, the authors show you how to use the fabric-piecing principles of boro and sashiko to make 9 projects. More than 30 sashiko patterns are included, as well as step-by-step instructions for marking and stitching authentic hand-stitched sashiko"--

9781617459191 1617459194


Sashiko--Patterns.
Patchwork--Patterns.
Stitches (Sewing)
Points (Couture)

TT835 / .M8238 2020

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