Botanical Dye Sashiko Thread [Fa_2016]


[Fall 2016 Collection] Botanical Dye Sashiko Thread

Made in Japan
Material : Egyptian Cotton 100%

Length: About 145 meters per skein
Weight: About 28 g


Hand-Dyed by Keiko Futatsuya. Specifically Designed for Sashiko purpose.

*Photos were taken in a room lighted by a warm-white light bulb. I used photoshop to adjust the color, but the photo without editing seems natural to my eyes. There are two kinds of images, but they are the same thread, just different photo-shooting setting. Thank you for understanding. 

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An Explanation for Botanical materials (Herbs / Tree / Vegetable) and Colors in Fall 2016 Collection


Logwood (#020 / #021_D / #021_L)




Dyeing with Logwood turns out various blue colors. The process requires an extra step to dye with another herb before dyeing with actual Logwood.


Lac Dye


Color come from LacDye is one of the most popular colors in our selection, and it came back to our selection.


Mountain Peach


Our first trial to create beautiful Gray color with Mountain Peach.


Other colors came back to the stock

Other colors came back to the stock. The color may be slightly different, but Keiko decided to call the same color after checking them by her eyes. They are almost identical.

We are re-stocking;

  • #002 – Japanese Nutgall
  • #003 – Tangala
  • #004 – Tangala



Additional information

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#010R – RacDye, #020 – Logwood, #021_D – Logwood, #021_L – Logwood, #022 – Mountain Peach, #002R – Japanese NutGall, #003R – Tangala, #004R – Tangala


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