Azumino-Momen Fabric, Chestnut Brown
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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 notes: This Chestnut brown and the Van Dyke brown are very similar in colour, both are fairly dark browns but the Van Dyke shows a redder warmer tone. Chestnut is cooler, with no red cast.
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.