BUAISOU Sashiko Thread

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Sashiko embroidery thread made by DARUMA and hand-dyed with indigo by BUAISOU, introduced in amirisu Issue 13.

Suitable for sashiko as well as hand-sewing and mending, this 100% cotton embroidery thread is available in two thicknesses: 6-ply (thick) and 4-ply (thin).

The color "Murakumo" is a mix of blue tones, each skein is one of a kind. There is a range of blues in each skein, some skeins contain mostly light or medium blues while others are darker. We hope that you will enjoy discovering the different shifts in blue with each stitch.

Please note that we cannot accept individual requests for a particular shade within the "Murakumo" colorway.
Material: 100% Cotton
Length: 43.7 yards (40 meters)
Color: Light Indigo / Dark Indigo / Murakumo (mixed blue)
Made in Japan

Care of BUAISOU Indigo Products:
BUAISOU recommends gently hand washing items with detergent and lukewarm water the first 2-3 times after purchase. Please use a detergent that does not include any whitening or bleaching agents. Although BUAISOU’s indigo dye products have been stripped of excess dye using natural dye stripping agents prior to purchase, there is still a possibility of color transfer with harsh rubbing or other close / vigorous interactions. Brown or yellow pigment may appear during washing, this is a chemical component unique to the indigo dye. Through repeated washing, you may remove the excess dye and be left with more vivid colors than before. This is a very special trait that sets BUAISOU’s indigo dye products apart from the rest.

Because the products are handmade, each item’s colors and patterns are unique. The dye may react to ultraviolet rays, such as sunlight, and discoloration may occur. Please keep away from excessive ultraviolet rays or sunlight. In the unlikely event of discoloration, place the item in hot water overnight, wash and repeat. Using a washing machine is possible (with the delicate wash function).