Woven and hand dyed in small batches in Azumino, Japan, this 100% cotton fabric is perfect for sashiko, embroidery, clothing, boro, mending, clothing, soft home furnishings, bags, and throws. This fabric is a little thicker and softer than American quilting fabrics. It will wear well over time, is preshrunk, colourfast, and machine washable. Use it for hand or machine sewing.
Each piece is 18" X 21" (54cmx45cm)
Colour note: This is a bright gold yellow. It's a great colour, muted enough to be calm, yet bright enough to give that 'happy lift' you get from yellows.
About Azumino-momen: The word momen means cotton, this is a piece dyed solid colour cotton fabric made in the Azumino district of Japan. After weaving the cloth is dyed in small batches, during which it undergoes a treatment which leaves it with a permanent distinctive texture which will not wash out.
This fabric is made for Olympus Ltd in Japan. For more about the quality of their fabrics see this blog.
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