Hiro Co. Japan travel sized sewing kit in Paulownia wood box - Choose your color

$41.00



This listing is for one sewing kit created by Hiro Co. Japan Each beautiful wood box contains 2 colors of sewing thread on wooden spools, a pin cushion, 2 needles, a magnet and miniature kuroha thread snips. All these item fit inside the wooden box for safe keeping.

Four boxes boxes are available: Asanoha hemp leaf etched, Seigaiha wave etched, Black lacquer and Red lacquer. Please select the box you would like using the pull-down menu.

All the boxes contain the following items.

*2 colors of sewing thread on wooden spools that fit perfectly in the box

*An adorable and tiny pin cushion (1cm diameter) made of vintage shibori-dyed silk. Colors of the pin cushion will vary. Please note that the pin cushion CAN NOT be removed from the box so it will not be lost.

*2 easy-thread sewing needles. These wonderful needles allow the thread to pass through the needle hole by simply putting a thread in the groove on the needle and pushing it. This means that threading is easy and fast! The two needles come with a clear plastic holder where they can be stored.

*A plum-shaped magnet that holds a tiny kuroha (thread snips) or can also be used to store your needles.

*A teeny tiny kuroha. These are the smallest stainless steel scissors in Japan with a total length of 45 mm. They are very sharp. This kuroha is SO tiny. It works wonderfully but it may be difficult for some individuals to hold and use due to it's small size. The kuroha is meant to be held against your palm and the thumb and pointer finger are used to press the blades together. You thumb and pointer finger will be close to the pointy end of the kuroha.

The Asanoha and Seigaiha etched boxes are made of untreated Paulownia wood. The wood is untreated and will patina nicely over time.

The lacquered boxes are also made of Paulownia wood but they have a luxurious lacquer finish. This is Yamanaka-nuri and it is available in two paint colors, vermilion and black. It's soft to the touch and will last for decades.

HIRO Co., Ltd., is a company with over 85 years of experience in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. The company collaborate with Kanazawa-based artisans to create the contemporary and playful products for daily life using with the multiple traditional crafts inherited in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, such as the Kutani porcelain and Yamanaka Lacquerware.

Made in Japan

An un-boxing video can be seen here:
https://www.instagram.com/tv/CVDs26-A6YS/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Payments

I accept payment via paypal, credit cards and ETSY direct payment. Payment processing is performed by ETSY therefore payment will be shown as "ETSY" on your bank statement.

Please contact me within 24 hours if you wish to cancel purchase.

The buyer is responsible for all customs charges, VAT, taxes and handling fees.

Shipping from United States

I ship within two business days of receiving payment. Most items are shipped within 24 hours after receiving payment.

Orders totaling $35.00 USD and over will be shipped free to addresses within the USA using coupon code FREE35. The free shipping will be shown at the final order cost, right before submitting the order.

I ship via USPS mail. If you wish for shipping confirmation or insurance please contact me before payment and I will adjust the shipping price for you. USPS Priority mail or International Express shipment can be chosen at checkout.

I only charge the actual shipment cost and do not charge packaging or handling fees. Shipping cost overages of $1.00 USD or more are refunded at time of shipment. Out of respect for my international customers, I DO NOT inflate my prices to cover shipping costs for free domestic shipping.

The buyer is responsible for all customs charges, VAT, taxes and handling fees.

*I am registered on the LUCID register. My registration number is: DE4813955437000. My current recycling partner is Reclay. I always reuse packaging if I am able and also encourage customers to re-use and recycle*

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 3 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Returns and exchange details

I will gladly accept returns on items that are not to your liking. The buyer must pay return shipping charges. I must be notified within 2 days after confirmation of delivery of the item that you wish to return the item for a refund.

A refund (minus shipment costs) will be issued after the purchases are received by myself and are found to be in the original condition that they were purchased in.

Additional

Taxes:
I currently reside in New York State and am required to charge sales tax on items shipped to New York state. ETSY is required to collect sales tax for a number of states as well as collect and remit VAT for countries withing the EU. ETSY is the credit processor and website host for my private site and are therefore required to collect and remit sales tax for items shipped to some parts of the USA as well as the EU.

Items shipped to the EU where VAT has been pre-paid will contain documentation showing that this has been paid. It is possible that additional charges and handling fees may be charged at delivery. The buyer is responsible for all customs charges, VAT, taxes and handling fees.

Reviews (5)

Average:

Purchased as a gift. Recipient was absolutely delighted. Shipping was incredibly fast!


I was not prepared (in the best way) for how small this is. It’s about the size of my thumb and could easily fit in my pocket. I’m in love. It’s a splurge, but the quality of the box and the notions themselves are worth the cost (the snips are amazing). I can’t stop showing it off because it’s so tiny and perfect. Packaging was incredible and done with such care. Shipping was also insanely fast. I’m already filling up an Etsy cart for a second order—this is now my go to notions store. :)


Thank you very much. Like it


Beautiful! Was very small, as described. Good quality.



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