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Erin Eggenburg's Embroidery Blog — sashiko

Patching a Pocket Puncture

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Patching a Pocket Puncture

Repair rips in your favorite jeans, giving them new life, and a cool visible mending embellishment! Using sashiko style mending, Erin Eggenburg repairs jeans otherwise meant for the landfill.

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A contemporary practice of traditional Japanese mending

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A contemporary practice of traditional Japanese mending

When you are planning a sashiko style visible mending project, take some time to consider the garment. A mending project can take an afternoon or months of little by little mending. Either way, when the mending is finished, it is a different garment from the original, and to me, feels like a work of art. 

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Mending in Modern Times

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Mending in Modern Times

Finding creative ways to mend and extend the life of loved clothing.

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Visible Mending as Wearable Art

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Visible Mending as Wearable Art

I've been working on a handful of sashiko projects, and was feeling comfortable enough in my skill to branch out into a variation that has my contemporary style combined with more traditional sashiko style mending.

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DIY Project: Salvaging Ravaged Clothing with Visible Stitching

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DIY Project: Salvaging Ravaged Clothing with Visible Stitching

Using a sashiko style visible mending and some simple scraps of fabric, I added new life to this previously determined disaster of a jean jacket headed for the landfill.

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