Twenty sewing projects for home décor and accessories inspired by the Japanese aesthetic that appreciates the beauty of imperfection.
Capture the essence of Japanese style in your sewing with this collection of projects inspired by the wabi-sabi concept of “perfect imperfection. ” This collection of twenty sewing projects for home decor and accessories is based on the popular Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi which celebrates the beauty in the ordinary and imperfect.
The projects are grouped according to how we live, for example: living; sleeping; eating and exploring. Sewing and quilting expert and fabric designer, Karen Lewis, has used a limited palette of earthy tones and the best quality natural fabrics including linen, cotton, denim and wool to create a stunning collection of simple, sewn projects.
Try out some simple wabi-sabi style sewing techniques such as hand piecing, sashiko embroidery, big stitch quilting, and visible mending to create unique items for your home whether it’s a full-sized bed quilt, simple coasters for your favorite mug or a stunning scarf to wrap up in.