was a word that didn't mean anything to me
some time ago
Then I participated in Jude's on-line class
Boro comes from the endless ongoing process
of mending originally from Japan :
pieces of fabric were meticulously stitched
onto garments with holes, tears or weak spots
to give them a longer life
That is the kind of stitching Jude often uses in her work.
Making use of old pieces, little leftovers,
It's a fun way of merging all kind of scraps
haphazardly into something new.
Ha, it's about time I start stitching again !!!
So I took this old jacket. Any holes ? tears ? weak spots ?
NO a very neat tidy jacket !
but ... boring
(from another era ...)
and therefore just the right thing for my project
Lots of scraps
and pieces of fabric that are dear to me :
my contemporary Boro
O yes, there will be lots of changes of plan along the line
pieces added, removed, replaced by others
it will be :