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What is Bou-zashi or Bo-zashi?
Last Updated: 2012-08-22
Bou-zashi or Bo-zashi is the term applied to stitching which continues in a straight line. As teh stitching of hand-stitched Bogu is generally done in straigth ines by default, the term, Bou-zashi or Bo-zashi is usually used when referring to the stitching on the Mendare.

- Easier to form into a nicer shape than Naname-zashi
- Offers more padding than Gunome-zashi
- Classic, simplistic appearance

- Harder to form a nice shape than Gunome-zashi
- Offers less comfort than Naname-zashi

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