Persimmon Kakishibu Dye Sashiko Thread


Kakishibu (Persimmon) Dyed Sashiko Thread by Sashi.Co & Keiko Futatsuya, collaborating with KakiZanmai

Made in Japan
Thread Material: Egyptian Cotton 100%

Dye Material: Natural Persimmon Tannin (Product of Gifu, Japan)

Dye by Persimmon Dye Professions

Length: About 145 meters per skein
Weight: About 29 g

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Almost Golden. The persimmon tannin creates very beautiful yellowish colors. We are happy to present four shades of Persimmon Kakishibu Dye Sashiko Thread.

  • K1 | Gold Yellow
  • K2 | Dark Grey
  • K3 | Greyish Brown
  • K4 | Persimmon Tannin Variation / Variegated

Atsushi wrote an article about how Persimmon Kakishibu dye works.

Kakishibu Dyed Thread | Hand Dyed with Persimmon Tannin


Persimmon Kakishibu Dye Sashiko Thread

As the article describes, dye with Kakishibu (Persimmon Tannin) requires a lot of preparation. A ton of pure water (literally), large space to prevent the odor spreading and the skillful artisans are the absolutely necessary components to have successful Persimmon Kakishibu Dye Sashiko Thread. We always wanted to have the beautiful golden colors. With preparing the necessary materials, we even tried a few times. In 2017, we have come across the skillful dye artisans to dye materials with Natural Local Kakishibu, the product of Gifu Prefecture in Japan.


Persimmon Kakishibu Dye Sashiko Thread bobbin thread


The Kakishibu Dye is also the Japanese tradition which had faced to the difficulty in continuation over generations. Same as the other Japanse tradition, including Sashiko, the young generations realize the importance of these “hand works” and appreciating the culture and history. We are honored to collaborate to the Kakishibu dye artisans and achieved to create this beautiful Sashiko thread.


Our natural dye collection is now expanded. Enjoy the other Natural Dye Sashiko thread such as Indigo Dye Sashiko thread, and this Kakishibu Dye Sashiko Thread.




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K1_177- Persimmon Gold, K1_179 – Persimmon Gold, K2_177 – Persimmon Grey, K2_179 – Persimmon Grey, K3_177 – Persimmon Brown, K3_179 – Persimmon Brown, K4_177 – Persimmon Variegation, K4_179 – Persimmon Variegation


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