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Mending with Boro - Japanese Running Stitch & Patching Techniques

Mending with Boro - Japanese Running Stitch & Patching Techniques

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One simple stitch can bring new life to hundreds of your favorite things!

Boro is the Japanese straight stitch used to repair and reinforce fabrics that is the basis for Sashiko. It is a favorite among visible mending enthusiasts because of its simplicity and because it adds an intriguing textural element to favorite garments and home furnishings.

In this new book, Sashiko expert Harumi Horiuchi shares her ideas for using Boro to patch holes and tears, reinforce worn areas, and add fresh details to garments.Her approach is simple - the things you love are worth fixing. Rediscover your favorite items by giving them a new look and feel - while also being good to the environment. Her demonstrations and instructions make the process easy and enjoyable.

Here are just a few of the things you'll learn in this book:- Discover the pleasure of working with old fabrics and making classic neutrals come alive
- Be inspired to give old scraps of cloth new purpose, whether patching a well-loved skirt or a pair of jeans
- Learn to revive a faithful cloth bag, or even something knitted like a favorite pair of worn woolen socks
- And so much more!


There's no need to stop at reinforcement and repair. Remake an entire garment by artfully patching it here, there and everywhere. The more you patch, the more unique your garment becomes. This book will be just the start of giving new life to hundreds of old things!

7.5 x 10 · 96 pages

PACKAGING

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END OF LIFE

This book should be used for as long as possible and then donated to give it a new life.

BRAND

Harumi Horiuchi is an expert in repurposing old fabrics to make bags and other goods and rejuvenate favorite garments, particularly linen. Horiuchi has co-authored other books in her native Japan on the joy of reworking and wearing old clothing.

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HOW WE PACK IT

We repurpose all packaging materials we receive for order shipments, including any cardboard boxes, paper, tissue, and corn-based packing peanuts. We use recyclable paper tape with water activated adhesive. Sometimes, plastic wrapping falls on our hands from certain vendors. We keep it for situations where a bit of bubble wrap will help better protect your product. 

We encourage you to repurpose it and keep it going around :)

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