A hanten jacket, or “half-jacket,” is what laborers wore in the fields and other work places. Real boro is created over time, generations in some examples. Cothing was made in such a way that it could easily be deconstructed for reuse in making another garment.
I’ve been pinning a bit lately. In the course of a recent Pinterest episode, I found these adorable little bags that I think the girls would love. The are in my “basket bags buckets” board. And of course, I’ve been pinning inspirational ideas for the boro jacket (more about that here). It’s coming along quite
My little boro fabric is coming along quite nicely. It’s slow, but that’s the idea with slow-stitching. My peeps cannot understand this concept, but their fun doesn’t bother me. I’m enjoying the calm that handwork provides during this time of no studio. We’ve worked out a plan and Richard (poor hubby!) is working diligently to
While we were on retreat in Baton Rouge, Glen began talking about wanting to make a boro jacket. She’d brought Susan Briscoe’s new book and “encouraged” everyone to look through it. Really, it’s fascinating and immediately my brain started whirring. Why not make my own? I could easily create my own pattern, after all. However,