Learn the art and history of genuine Japanese Boro with this traditional bag, using all vintage and antique textiles. Komebukuro were made of treasured scraps following the principle of mottainai - too good to waste. Originally used for making offerings or giving gifts, this is a wonderful slow stitching project.
- Selection of vintage and antique Japanese textiles including kasuri (yarn dyed), katazome (stencil dyed), sarasa (chintz) and aizome (indigo)
- Daruma hand sewing thread
- Sashiko thread
- Japanese waxed cotton cord
- Hand sewing needle
- Sashiko needle
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What a lovely experience to stitch this project completely by hand to appreciate the origins and the beauty of these fabrics.