Olympus kogin mirror compact kit


This kogin kit contains all that you need (except for glue) to complete a mirror compact with a kogin embroidered top.

Kogin is a type of Japanese, counted embroidery technique. It it is very easy to do and projects go very quickly.

The kit contains:
-One mirror compact in an antique gold hue
-Olympus brand Kogin thread
-Olympus brand kogin needle
-Kogin chart/pattern with instructions. The instructions are in Japanese but there are diagrams that show how to create the mirror compact.

This is a perfect project for beginner kogin artists. It stitches up very quickly.

There are two kits available. Both kits contain a mirror compact that has 2 mirrors on the inside. One mirror is magnifying. The exterior of the mirror is an antique gold color. The compact measures about 2.75 inches ( 7 cm ) in diameter. Each mirror is about 2.25 inches ( 5.7 cm ) in diameter. The kogin embroidered area on the lid of the compact is also about 2.25 inches ( 5.7 cm ) in diameter.

Please choose from the kit that contains the off-white kogin canvas and blue-green thread kit #22 (photos 3 and 4) or the kit that contains the dark navy kogin canvas and baby blue thread Kit #23 (photos 5 and 6).

The last photo shows the completed off white canvas/blue green thread compact kit. This completed mirror is not for sale but is shown to show what the completed project will look like. Please note that the color of the thread is more of a slate blue with green undertones. The photos for the product show the thread being more of a green hue but it is not a green hue.

This product was made in Japan.

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Please note that if you order a large number of thread or small items the shipping weight may be overestimated. Be assured that I always refund shipping cost overages of $1.00 or more. You may also wish to contact me so that I can set up a special order for you, which will have the accurate combined shipping costs. I do not charge handling or packaging fees.


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Shipping from United States

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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:

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  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
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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.



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