traditional japanese folk embroidery on foundling ethnic smocks www.foundling.com.au
sashiko stitching on a traditional Japanese apron
a pair of exceptionally fancy, yet rustic, tabi or the traditional split-toe “socks” of Japan. These white cotton tabi are hand sashiko-stitched in indigo dyed cotton yarn.
From the blog: 'We can fly'. Patterns on dishcloth, from top to bottom: Cross Connection, Interlocking Circles, Wave Crest, Flower Turtle, Cross Flower Stab.
Sashiko: Seikaiha - Ocean waves fabric by bonnie_phantasm on Spoonflower - custom fabric
Lumberman's Sashiko. Japan Edo Period 1780. Indigo dyed hemp and cotton
The Process of Yuzen http://japanese-embroidery.blogspot.com/2012/02/art-of-yuzen-dying.html
Yuzen kimono by IKOMA Teruo, Japan 生駒暉夫
Yuzen Obi by National Living Treasure of Japan, Mitsugi YAMADA (1912~2002)
Japanese Yuzen Chiyogami Washi Paper