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

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Lafayette, CA : Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, Inc., [2020]Description: 174 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cmISBN:
  • 9781617459191
  • 1617459194
Other title:
  • Boro and sashiko, harmonious imperfection
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • TT835 .M8238 2020
Contents:
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.
Summary: "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"-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: 2022 New: Fashion & Sustainability
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Whitecliffe Library General Shelves General TT 835 MUL (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 0014212

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"-- Provided by publisher.

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