Kurenai Japan hand stenciled slate blue wave pattern on indigo blue cotton


This listing is for a 1/4 yard (9 inches or 22.9cm), fat quarter (18 inches x 22 inches or 45.7cm x 56 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.

Please note that the full width of this fabric is 44 inches (111.8 cm) but the pattern is only 38 inches (96.5 cm) wide. The stenciled pattern runs down the center of the fabric so that the selvage sides of the fabric have a wide, undyed area.

This hand stenciled fabric features a gorgeous, blue hued wave pattern over an indigo blue hued background. This fabric is not dyed with botanical indigo so it is colorfast. The indigo hued background has a variegated color with lighter and darker indigo blue colors. This gives the fabric a wonderful, "rustic" look.

This light to midweight fabric has a soft, woven texture and slightly fluid drape. The slightly open weave makes it perfect for sashiko.

The 8th photo shows the color of the cotton most accurately. Crayola brand crayons are shown in the photo for a color comparison. The blue of the waves was very difficult to photograph. It is a slate blue (blue gray) hue that has violet undertones in some lighting. The color of the waves is most similar to the "Cadet Blue" Crayola brand crayon. Small swatches can be provided upon request.

This fabric coordinates very well with the Westex Noren Panels seen here: www.rochestertextile.com/search?q=westex+noren

The weight, texture and color of the fabric is nearly identical to the noren panels. Some lots of the noren match perfectly but the indigo blue color varies between lots so the noren you purchase may or may not match this fabric exactly. A photo of a noren alongside this fabric can be seen in the 9th photo.

The last photo shows this fabric alongside the coordinating beige wave fabric also from Kurenai. This fabric can be seen here:

This fabric would be suitable for apparal, quilting, bags (with interfacing), and home decor items. It is also perfect for sashiko or "boro" projects.

Fabric specifics:

-Fabric is 44 inches (111.8 cm) wide. Printed area is 38 inches (96.5 cm)

- Light to medium weight with slightly open weave

-100% cotton

-Hand - stenciled

-Made in Japan

-soft, woven texture with slightly fluid drape.

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 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.


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.


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 (1)


Really beautiful fabric! it came pretty quick.

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