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The Book of Boro by Susan Briscoe

$ 22.99

Learn about the history of boro and how it is being revived for a new audience using contemporary fabrics including denim, linen and shibori tie dye as well as sashiko and other embroidery stitches.

The word boro comes from the Japanese boroboro meaning something tattered or repaired. It refers to textiles that have been mended or patched together for utilitarian, not decorative, purposes to make the fabric stronger and warmer, and to mend torn and threadbare areas.

  • by Susan Briscoe
  • 127 pages
  • Size: 10.5"x 8"
  • Language: English
  • Product #: JT28
  • Code: WP25