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Mend It May – How To…Sashiko

Sashiko is a traditional Japanese form of decorative reinforcement stitching, that literally translates as “little stabs”.
It has been used to reinforce areas of wear, and to repair tears for hundreds of years, and is currently making something of a comeback. ‘Modern menders’ such as  Katrina Rodabaugh (read my interview with her here) have championed the technique and showcase the repair and how it can be used to make mending a feature, and a thing of beauty.

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