Serendipity Handmade: December 2012

From "The Gentle Art of Stitching" by Jane Brocket. Here are illustrated examples of Kantha, a traditional form of handwork in rural India and Bangladesh encompassing a wide range of design that uses only the running stitches.

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Sashiko is a Japanese embroidery style with fascinating geometrical patterns made by running stitch traditionally to a dark blue fabric with a white thread

Denim Flower from Cztery Kąty - use 3-4 cm strip of denim; sew a running stich along one long edge; gently and evenly gather the fabric, forming the flower; sew through the flower to secure fabric in place; apply to your pillows, favourite jeans, etc. by billie

Denim Flower from Cztery Kąty - use cm strip of denim; sew a running stich along one long edge; gently and evenly gather the fabric, forming the flower; sew through the flower to secure fabric in place; apply to your pillows, favorite jeans, etc.

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