This series is inspired by vintage Japanese cleaning cloths called Zokins. With woven fabric and paper considered precious in Japan's earlier days, every scrap was given a purpose for re-use. Zokins were traditionally made by stitching together layers of waste cloth or rags. The term 'Boro' is also associated with layering and patchwork mending. The word 'Boro' is sourced from the Japanese word 'boroboro', meaning something that is patched, tattered or shabby.