Did you know, the festival of “harikuyou”, celebrated in Japan on Feb. 8th, includes putting old sewing needles to rest in tofu?
I saw this post on Sake Puppets and it was too beautiful not to share.
What better way to pay homage to the tiny, hardworking tools of fabric crafting that we all use with so little thought, than by letting them have some eternal peace after a while?
Even spiritual traditions have was to celebrate the need for spring cleaning and stash busting! :)
Time to start anew as nature does the same.
Click the photo to read the full story, it’s short, sweet, and informative.
When I first saw this, I thought, “Eww, that’s the grossest pincushion I’ve ever seen!”