Mon, Mar 30, 2020
This coming year I hope to increase my focus on sustainable livings. I plan to offer more environmentally friendly and sustainable products as well as provide tutorials on how to reuse scraps and sew more environmentally friendly versions of commonly used items.
Thu, Jan 31, 2019
These gorgeous, antique, sakabukuro were preserved with Persimmon tannin and patched numerous time
Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Some small cotton scraps can be used to create a boro-style crochet hook holder. Sashiko stitching adds some color.
Mon, Dec 17, 2018
Use small scraps to create a patchwork komebukuro
Mon, Oct 1, 2018
The term "chirimen" can refer to a weaving technique and a crepe fabric. Kinsha and omeshi are also two distinct types of crepe fabrics that are created using the "chirimen" weaving technique.
Sun, Jan 14, 2018
Some kimono fabric bolt tubes have a hidden secret
Fri, Jul 7, 2017
Save time (and frustration) by creating a curved edge, jacket pocket using a cardboard pattern.
Fri, Jun 30, 2017
Learn how to fold a "one bottle wrap" using a furoshiki. This wrapping technique is perfect for a baby shower or hostess gift.
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Using the "burn test" to determine the fiber content of fabrics
Thu, Jun 8, 2017
The needle in your sewing machine can make all the difference when sewing your next project. How do you know what needle to use for what fabric? It is actually much simpler than you think!