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This Embroidered Brooch Shows the Lives of Japanese Moms

 - Jan 15, 2014
References: kiip.jp & spoon-tamago
Making an embroidered brooch is a task that requires a lot of skill and patience; it is important then that one takes great care in choosing the subject they wish to immortalize in embroidery form. Freelance designer Junichi Chiba has made not just one embroidered brooch but several of them capturing the likeness of middle-age Japanese housewives engaged in their typical household tasks.

From sweeping the floor, watering plants, eating rice crackers and even dancing, Junichi Chiba’s embroidered brooches are a beautiful–if not amusing–tribute to Japanese mothers.

While I have trouble envisioning someone actually wearing these Japanese embroidered brooches on their jacket or sweater, they still make for a lovely piece of art and a novel way to show your mother just how much you appreciate what she does.