With traditional boro gaining more popularity these days, we familiarize ourselves with the age old Japanese repair technique and a couple of brands that are utilizing the patchwork style in their collections.
Gathering some inspiration for a quilt project that I’ve been scheming up for a few weeks now. Pieced together scrap fabric, sashiko stitching, batting made of layers of old clothes. At least that’s the plan.
Sri 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.