Retail and Wholesale Supplier of Fine Japanese Papers
The Japanese Paper Place stocks and distributes, in wholesale and retail, over 2,000 different collection of fine Japanese paper. We offer the fine and best collection of paper related gifts and stationery and supply the products around the world.
Indigo Japanese Tea Cup Print Pure Cotton Fabric from Alexander Henry--One Yard
This Listing is for One Yard of Pure Cotton Fabric 45" Wide. A Henry put together a great collection of Japanese indigos--this being the Genmai teacups--charming repeat print! Wonderful for clothing, home dec or quilting! Repeat 12". Cups 2".
Last Sashiko Class
This was the final sashiko class that I ran at the Tasman Mini Symposium. This was an easier one for people as we had a stencil to use to transfer the pattern on with which is so much easier than using Carbon Paper. Using indigo as a background does pose problems with getting the design transferred on, as tracing through navy fabric is just plain impossible. So we need to use Burda Dressmakers Carbon Paper. I had three different designs for people to choose from. I used a hand dyed sashiko…
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Reflections on local history in sashiko
Above: study for sashiko textile reflecting on San Jose history and culture Sashiko stitching has fascinated me since I was a child. I saw it on old plantation work clothes hanging in relatives closest, on patched quilts and on purses and on Christmas ornaments. I knew that the origins of this now decorative stitch was in practicality; its function stemmed from the need to repair and reinforce cotton and hemp work clothes. I suspect that the Japanese agricultural workers in Santa Clara also…