Boro & Sashiko, Harmonious Imperfection: The Art of Japanese Mending & Stitching (Paperback)

Boro & Sashiko, Harmonious Imperfection: The Art of Japanese Mending & Stitching By Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby, Jason Mullett-Bowlsby Cover Image
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Fall in love with boro & sashiko stitching Combine hand stitches to create dramatic, unique designs and learn to embrace imperfection, admiring the utilitarian beauty of every stitch. "Shibaguyz" Shannon and Jason Mullett-Bowlsby invite you to try your hand at boro, the traditional Japanese art of mending and quilting, and more than 30 authentic sashiko designs. Stitching lessons are true to tradition, inspired by historical works by Japanese masters. This guide in sashiko and boro includes patterns, stitch how-tos, and needle-threading and knotting tips. Put your handwork to good use with 9 contemporary projects like a sashiko sampler wallhanging, reversible knot bag, or a kimono-inspired jacket With step-by-step instructions, even beginners can embrace the art of visible mending. - Hand sew 30+ authentic sashiko patterns with best-selling authors the Shibaguyz - Recreate the traditional art of boro (mending textiles) with 9 useful projects like jackets, bags, and home decor - Read stitch charts, mark fabrics, and thread your needle with tips from the pros.

About the Author


Shannon and Jason Mullett-Bowlsby are the dynamic DIY duo known as the Shibaguyz, the inspired creators of Shibaguyz Designz studio. The duo's award-winning crochet, knit, and sewing designs have been featured in dozens of domestic and international publications, and together, the Shibaguyz team currently has over 300 published patterns and 11 books credited to their name. Shannon and Jason have been married for 26 years and live in Seattle, Washington with their three Shiba Inu. shibaguyz.com


Product Details
ISBN: 9781617459191
ISBN-10: 1617459194
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Publication Date: December 25th, 2020
Pages: 176
Language: English

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