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KURUME KASURI Fabric - Indigo Bokashi Dyeing Stripe Navy

KURUME KASURI Fabric - Indigo Bokashi Dyeing Stripe Navy

Regular price $113.68 USD
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[About Kurume Kasuri]
Kurume Kasuri is a traditional pre-dyed woven fabric that embodies the essence of Japanese heritage. The production process involves a fascinating interplay of twenty power looms connected to a single motor, reminiscent of the retro belt-driven systems from the Showa era. Founded in 1948, this Kurume Kasuri weaving establishment holds a significant place in Japan's textile history.

The fabric boasts a soft, tactile quality similar to hand-weaving, which is one of its distinguishing characteristics. Its creation involves a meticulous manual process, encompassing over 30 stages that unfold over a span of 2 to 4 months. For those who aspire to create unique, finely crafted pieces steeped in Japan's traditional textile art, Kurume Kasuri is an ideal choice.

[Weaving Characteristics]
One notable feature of Kurume Kasuri is that half of the warp threads (tate ito) are dyed using natural indigo, utilizing the time-honored fermentation vat method. The resulting color depth is rich, and its resistance to fading surpasses that of traditional indigo dyeing. By introducing an extra step during the dyeing process, a gradient effect has been skillfully incorporated. This gradient, originally achieved through Kurume Kasuri's distinct "aramaki" warping technique, has been seamlessly translated into the woven patterns, adding a unique dimension to the fabric's appearance.

Warp Threads (Tate Ito): 40/2
Weft Threads (Yoko Ito): 20/1
Fabric Thickness: Standard + Soft
Indigo Dyeing: 25%
100% Cotton
Weaving Width: Approximately 38 cm
Finished with Boiling and Sun Drying (Shrunk by approximately 10%, suitable for immediate cutting and sewing after purchase)

Sold in 6-meter increments
Prices are per 6-meter unit.
Colors may appear slightly different in person compared to photographs.

Product Details

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KURUME KASURI Fabric Ai Bokashi Dyeing Stripe Navy



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Size & Weight

About 38 x 600cm / About 450g

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