What is Sashiko? It is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching
Here I have mended these children’s jeans with patches made from small fabric pieces.
Here is my good friend and amazing artist, Hillary Goodwin. She is wearing the commissioned custom Sashiko jeans I created just for her.
Sashiko was developed out of practical need during the Edo era.
Here you can see the top I created. I added the clamshell pattern to create a beautiful summer top.
Denim and Boro hand stitching with black leather handles.
Messenger Bag – Denim and Boro hand stitching with leather belt handles.
Denim and Boro hand stitching with brown leather handles.
Stitching only the area of the sleeve pattern.
Front of the top.
I use WonderFil threads.
- I made an overnighter bag.
From the Publisher of Somerset Studio & Belle Armoire – Haute Handbags – Autumn 2016
Jeans Reimagined page 66-70
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It all starts here. I get my jeans from everywhere.
I Love Jeans and the Color Blue!…..
Here a great number of disabled people used to lie–the blind, the lame, the paralyzed.- John 5:3