Engraving on temple post -Scraping into fabric -Screen printing -Machine stitching onto furry/velvet fabric to give sunken appearance
Rubbish bags -Fastening idea
Temple decoration -Weaving techinque
Peeling paint at Ueno Buddhist temple -Layers of fabric rolled back -Paint used on fabric
Sheets on back of truck strapped down. -Print idea -Attaching pattern pieces with long stiches or ropes
Tying bad fortunes onto trees and posts at temples to leave them there -Tying as a way to attach pattern pieces? -As a detail at edges or on fabric?
Giant rope tassels and ligthening bolt strips hung at temples. -Texture on bottom of tassel is interesting- similar to some embroidery that I have seen in the past- messy looped knitting -Could inspire hanging things from hems?
Moss on temple gateway. -Hand stitch, beading
Combining hand stitch and buttons