Stina Holttinen
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Red Floral Cotton Kantha

Red Floral Cotton Kantha

To increase warmth and to recycle whatever fabrics they possessed, northern farmers’ wives and daughters developed sashiko. Textile fragments were patched together with a running stitch of heavy double cotton thread. The stitching itself helped to strengthen the fabric, multiple layers increased their warmth.Sashiko was produced almost exclusively in homes for the family’s personal use. ... in the twentieth century the style of stitching became more decorative.

To increase warmth and to recycle whatever fabrics they possessed, northern farmers’ wives and daughters developed sashiko. Textile fragments were patched together with a running stitch of heavy double cotton thread. The stitching itself helped to strengthen the fabric, multiple layers increased their warmth.Sashiko was produced almost exclusively in homes for the family’s personal use. ... in the twentieth century the style of stitching became more decorative.

My textiles "Шмякосмики". Вишивка by Ivan Semesyuk, via Behance

My textiles "Шмякосмики". Вишивка by Ivan Semesyuk, via Behance

Paper Butterflies.  USING the same punch, AND DIFFERENT PAPERS LOOK AT WHAT YOU CAN ACHIEVE! Decorating, Scrapbooking, Package trim....Unlimited possibilites!

Paper Butterflies. USING the same punch, AND DIFFERENT PAPERS LOOK AT WHAT YOU CAN ACHIEVE! Decorating, Scrapbooking, Package trim....Unlimited possibilites!

Great little video of sashiko stitching / liubov21.03.76_ on instagram

Great little video of sashiko stitching / liubov21.03.76_ on instagram

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

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

Hiroyo Hirai

Hiroyo Hirai

Coasters using Hobbyre Hobbyra pattern.

Coasters using Hobbyre Hobbyra pattern.

菱模様下襲. Costume of Japanese Bugaku. The kimono of the Muromachi era.

菱模様下襲. Costume of Japanese Bugaku. The kimono of the Muromachi era.

Kimono Iida & Co./Takashimaya (Japanese, founded 1831) Date: ca. 1910 Culture: Japanese Medium: silk

Kimono Iida & Co./Takashimaya (Japanese, founded 1831) Date: ca. 1910 Culture: Japanese Medium: silk