Kintsugi is an ancient Japanese repair technique which honors the broken by lacquering it together with gold. A kit can be purchased at Humade. Lucky us, this thoughtful company also created a Kintsugi-inspired clothing kit!
Of course, you don't NEED a kit to have a go at it. Needle, thread, and perhaps a patch of fabric will get you started. Entire masterpieces have been created this way. Sha-zam.
Dear readers, although this post is far from exhaustive, I hoped to create a starting point. Really, I could work on this for months. But, In the spirit of yet another great Japanese tradition, Kaizen (the art of making great change through small and steady steps) I'm going to call it a day. I've been learning so much in the research and creation of this blog. It's a joy to share and I hope it's brought some joy and inspiration to your day. As always, thank you for reading! See you next week!
Nothing would be done at all if we waited until we could do it so well that no one could find fault with it. - Cardinal Newman
This here is a celebration at the intersection of