Kurenai Japan kakishibu persimmon dyed cotton canvas


This listing is for a skinny quarter (9 inches or 22.9 cm), fat quarter (18 inches x 18 inches or 45.7cm x 45.7 cm), 1/2 yard (18 inches or 45.7cm) or 1 yard (36 inches 91.4 cm) of fabric. Please select the length you wish to order using the drop down box. There are multiple yards available. You will receive the entire yardage as one complete length.

This 100% cotton canvas fabric was imported from Japan. It was dyed with kakishibu (persimmon tannin). This imparts a beautiful brown color on the cotton. It has a lovely organic hue that will darken with age and use. The color of kakishibu dyed items will gradually change due to exposure to ultra-violet rays, oxidation, temperature and humidity. This fabric is dyed so that the fabric has an even, brown hue but remember that this is a natural dye and the color and tone will change over time.

The kaki-Shibu dye also acts as an insect deterrent and prevents mold. Fishing nets and stencil paper are also often dyed with kakishibu due to these reasons.

This fabric is a heavy cotton canvas and it has a very stiff drape.

The fabric would be suitable for bags, totes or patches. It would also be suitable for covering chair seats although care would be needed to keep the fabric from wrinkling on the corners as the canvas is stiff and has no stretch.

The last photo shows the color most accurately. Crayola brand crayons are shown for a color comparison.

Fabric specifics:

-Fabric is 36 inches (91 cm) wide.

- heavy weight, very crisp drape and little to no sheen

-100% cotton

-True kakishbu (persimmon tannin dyed)

-little to no stretch from selvage to selvage

-little to no lengthwise stretch.

*I am always willing to provide more information or pictures regarding my fabrics or using/sewing these fabrics. Please do not hesitate to send me a convo if you have any questions.*

Please note that if you order a large number of yards that the shipping weight may be overestimated. I always refund shipping charge overages of $1.00 USD or more.

I believe that the pictures show a good representation of the fabric colors however, please remember that colors may look different on your monitor.

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Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

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