I pinned this to my Americana board because I think this represents American culture and history because America was the one to pioneer into the fashion world and come up with jeans for the working man and its also funny to see how much jeans have evolved in America back then they were for working men like farmers, miners, ect and they were so cheap, you could get them for a dollar and some cents but now famous people wear them now and now they can cost up to hundreds of dollars.
Jacque Davis sashiko embroidery on denim This sashiko is on recycled denim sample swatches. I draw the pattern on the back of the denim and I actually stitch the sashiko from the wrong side of the fabric. It works well, and stretch denim is surprisingly easy to stitch.
Japanese boro (yogi back) Photo by: Jared Graves Japanese Boro. Boro textiles were made in the late 19th and early 20th century by impoverished Japanese people from reused indigo-dyed cotton rags. They were patched and sewn piece-by-piece, handed down from generation to generation they became objects of desire because of their beauty , history and soul.