Olympus Japan pre-printed sashiko patch mending kit - Indigo blue fabric, needles, thimble and thread


This listing is for a Olympus brand "Sashiko Patch Mending Kit"

The kit contains the following items:

1 - Olympus brand leather thimble. This is the same product as seen here:

1 - 100m skein of sashiko thread in a white #101 color. This is the same product that is seen here: https://www.rochestertextile.com/listing/690658147/japanese-sashiko-thread-white-color-101

1 - set of Olympus brand sashiko needles. This is the same product as seen here: www.rochestertextile.com/listing/661374334/olympus-sashiko-needles-2-needles-short

1 - Kofu-Tsumugi, Yarn dyed fabric cloth that is 8 inches x 39.5 inches (20 cm x 100 cm) in size. This cloth has 6 pre-printed sashiko designs. Each design is about 4.75 x 6.5 inches (12 x 16.5 cm) in size. Photos of each of these patterns can be seen in pictures 2-7. The designs are printed on Olympus Kofu-Tsumugi indigo hued cotton. Kofu-Tsumugi is a yarn dyed fabric. These fabrics are created from yarn that is dyed BEFORE weaving it into fabric. Due to this, the fabric has a wonderful variegation and depth of color. The warp threads of this fabric are a blue color and the weft threads are a black color. This gives the fabric a deep indigo hue. The fabric has some slubbing (bumps) which gives it a wonderful texture. It is of a light to medium weight and has a slightly stiff drape. The designs gradually wear away when the fabric is washed.

The last photo shows the color of the cotton with the printed sashiko designs most accurately. Crayola brand crayons are shown in the photo for a color comparison and are not included in the listing.

1 - fabric cloth that is about 45 inches long x 8 inches wide (114.3 cm long x 20 cm wide). This cloth can be seen in the 8th photo. It features a printed pattern of off-white kasuri ikat type designs over an indigo blue color. The fabric is made by Olympus and is the Wagara "Panel design" 2000-4B fabric in navy blue. These patterns are permanent and will not wear off when washed.

Olympus Japan created the fabrics in this kit to be used as patches for clothing but it would also be beautiful for use in smaller quilting, home accessory or sewing projects. It would also make a beautiful komebukuro (rice pouch)

All items in this kit are created in Japan by Olympus.

*Please note that if you order a large number of items that they shipping cost may be overestimated. I always refund shipping charge overages greater than $1.00. If you believe that the shipping cost is too high then please feel free to contact me and I can determine the accurate shipment costs for you prior to purchase.*

*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.*

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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