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 green is the one at the top of the fabric wheel in the photo. Both are a mid green, but this one is a cooler green that the Green-Olive one next to it.
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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