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What is Naname-zashi?
Last Updated: 2012-08-22
Naname-zashi is the term used for stitching which is applied in a diagonal direction. It is used in several areas of Bogu construction; however, it is most commonly seen on the Mendare or a as a part of the Shokkou design.

- Offers more comfort than Bou-zashi and Gunome-zashi
- Offers more padding than Gunome-zashi

- Harder to form a nice shape than Bou-zashi or Gunome-zashi

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