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Cotton sashiko fabric with wash-out dot grid for hitomezashi, indigo blue

Product code 150 56-0005

Cotton fabric in indigo with wash-out dot grid especially for Japanese sashiko stitching. Lets you get straight to sewing without having to trace your single-stitch sashiko pattern beforehand.

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Basic parameters
Width: 113 cm
Color: indigo
Content: 100% cotton
Weight (gsm): 185 gsm
Weight (mm): 43 mm
Drape: slightly stiff
Minimum order: 0.2 m
Availability: while supplies last
Care:
Bulk discount
1 - 9 m
25,85 € / m
10 - 19 m
-5%
24,55 € / m
20 - 49 m
-10%
23,25 € / m
50 - 99 m
-15%
21,95 € / m
100 and more
-20%
20,65 € / m

in stock 8.4 m

25,85 €/m

21,35 €/m without VAT

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Product description

Product description

This special fabric for Japanese sashiko stitching projects has a printed dot grid to guide your needle so you can get straight to sewing. The dots form a perfect squared grid that is the geometrical base for hitomezashi patterns. When you’re finished working, the printed grid washes out.

Made in Japan

Produced in Japan, this fabric is a premium, 100% cotton weave from Olympus, a trusted Japanese manufacturer of sashiko fabrics and notions.

What is sashiko?

Sashiko is a traditional Japanese needlework technique originally intended simply for reinforcing and mending clothing. Over time an array of distinctly minimalist geometrical designs has evolved. In traditional sashiko patterns the needlework is done on indigo dyed deep blue fabric with special cotton sashiko thread, thicker than ordinary thread, that is a loose twist of several thinner strands. At first glance it resembles crochet thread or embroidery floss but is fundamentally different; both crochet thread and embroidery floss are twisted more tightly and floss is glossier and less sturdy. Naturally, you can try your hand at sashiko using any kind of thread, but for the right effect and an authentic look we recommend using sashiko thread. To work with this thread, you’ll need a sashiko needle or at least a fairly big needle with a large eye. Sashiko needles are longer and stronger, and sewing with them is much easier.

Care

Completed needlework pieces should be washed by hand in warm water (max 40°C). Dry in the shade. Iron on the cotton setting, with or without steam. If using indigo fabric, keep in mind that the color will bleed slightly, coloring white thread a pale blue (an effect that is considered desirable in traditional sashiko).

FAQ

Should I pre-shrink fabric before sewing?

Generally, pre-shrinking is needed for linen, cotton, and rayon, but for finer fabrics (light rayon, Tencel and modal) proceed with care – don't use hot water or a hot iron, simply launder the fabric the way you will be laundering the completed garment.

Is your product assortment always the same?

Most of our fabrics are one-time offers that last until they are sold out. However, some more popular items are always restocked or can be ordered on request. As a rule, this applies to notions, where the selection is pretty consistent, but may also include some types of fabric. Look at the product's availability value – it shows whether the goods are available while supplies last, in the core inventory or in a seasonal collection.

What is a seasonal collection?

The goods in the seasonal collection come directly from our verified manufacturers. We change up the colors on offer from season to season but fabric quality is always constant. For large (wholesale) orders, colors that have been sold out can be reordered individually.

What is a limited edition?

Limited editions are fabrics of exceptional quality or patterns that have been designed and produced exclusively under the Sartor brand. As a rule, they do not repeat and are therefore only available while supplies last. Don't miss your chance to own a true original.

Do you ship abroad?

Yes. We ship worldwide. The price of shipping is automatically calculated at checkout before payment after you select the country of delivery and the preferred carrier. If you do not find your country in the dropdown list, please contact us. You will find a rough overview of shipping costs in our shipping and payment terms.

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