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January 8, 2018
Easing into the Week from Humble Quilts

Some time ago I purchased a Boro bag kit from French General- one for me and one for my daughter. 

I started it on New Years Eve. My base was muslin and a piece of batting. I placed the indigo 
randomly and started sewing with sashiko/primitive stitches. 



 The circular piece on the center left is one I dyed in Lori Triplett's class in November. The weave was extra tight so I only added a small piece. Stitching through it was hard! The cool looking piece on the lower left was given to me by my friend Phyliss, but ...

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November 7, 2017
Boro and Sashiko from Humble Quilts


These first few are pieces the teacher, Becky from Shibori Dragon brought to class this week.

I love everything about this vintage Boro bag!
Here is her sashiko sampler.

And here is the start of mine. The photo is completely washed out. The fabric is a lovely cotton linen blend.


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