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Boro sakiori noragi: work coat woven from indigo yarns

Boro sakiori noragi: work coat woven from indigo yarns Courtesy of Sri Threads…

Boro Threads of Life exhibition...Photograph by Kate Whitehead http://textiles65.blogspot.co.uk/

Boro Threads of Life exhibition...Photograph by Kate Whitehead http://textiles65.blogspot.co.uk/

Some End-of-the-Year Details–and a Wish for a Happy New Year! | SRI Threads

"Some End-of-the-Year Details. Posted by Stephen Szczepanek on Sri Threads, December What an incredible piece!

Boro (Sri Threads)

Detail of an intact futon, hand stitched from a tremendous variety of cotton scraps.

LoLoLavo(ロロラボ)リメイクパッチワークエプロン(デニムエプロン)

LoLoLavo(ロロラボ)リメイクパッチワークエプロン(デニムエプロン)

Details for a big, beautifully blue, stitched, five panel Boro Futon cover

Futons

.Boro: Somerset Exhibition

A story of Japanese Boro textiles: garments created over time by repairs, improvement and recycling.

amazing patchwork and character of boro #dreamindenim

Boro textiles were made in the late and early century by impoverished Japanese people from reused and recycled indigo-dyed, cotton rags.

Old Boro Noragi, a Japanese work jacket with no sleeves. Indigo dyed, mended countless times with hand stitching. Cloth from 19th century.

Old Boro Noragi, a Japanese work jacket with no sleeves. Indigo dyed, mended countless times with hand stitching. Cloth from century.

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