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Madeline Scharpf

When she’s not gallivanting overseas (usually to Japan) Madeline is making things at home in the Oregon countryside where she lives with four dogs, a pig and her human family.

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少し (‘suko-shi’ a little) messy Shibori

My latest obsession is Indigo. It’s deep, mysterious hues have lent themselves to America’s favorite…

Seeking Stitches in Japan

Konnichiwa Stitchers! Today I’m coming to you direct from Tokyo! We’ve been here nearly 3…

Nuido-It-Yourself – Boro Denim Revival

Last month I whined about canceling my trip to Japan. Fear not! Ain’t nobody gonna…

The Way of Inspiration

Well, crap. Due to unforeseeable family drama, I had to cancel my trip to Tokyo…

SASHIKO – How Far Can You Go?

Happy Sunday to you! Today our topic is a technique called 刺し子 Sashiko (pronounced: sa-sh-ko).…