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boro tutorial- ahh this is on my list. I've been calling it "hand quilting as you go" and I plan to write a class curriculum for quilting arts.

boro tutorial- ahh this is on my list. I've been calling it "hand quilting as you go" and I plan to write a class curriculum for quilting arts.

double DMC #8 BigStitched with no hoop or thimble. Technique by Akiko Ike in Quiltmania issue #100 called chiku-chiku. Raw edge applique--layers of fabrics with no barring. Taught by Jo Glover in her BigStitch weekend class at John C. Campbell Folk School since 2014

double DMC BigStitched with no hoop or thimble. Technique by Akiko Ike in…

Artfabrik: Thread-u-cation- The Skinny on Thread

JaneVille: Hand stitching - Matching the correct embroidery needle with your embroidery thread makes stitching a pleasure. Here's a handy chart to help you pair your long eyed embroidery needle with pearl cotton thread.

A set of boro coasters or snack mats made by Michiko Oba of Fukuoka, Japan. Her trademark is hananiwa.sashiko and he blogs at obamychiko.blog109.fc2.com

A set of boro coasters or snack mats made by Michiko Oba of Fukuoka, Japan. Her trademark is hananiwa.sashiko and he blogs at obamychiko.blog109.fc2.com

Le chiku chiku de Mme Ike, pour l'amour du fils 2014 - LES HOBBIES DE CATHY

I love the rustic repetitiveness of this type of embroidery used as a hand quilting stitch. It's called chikuchiku, also called "crazy sashiko" .

Boro inspired scarf from Karen Swing's class at John Campbell Folk School

Boro inspired scarf from Karen Swing's class at John Campbell Folk School

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