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Tenugui 'Octopus' Fabric Japanese Cotton Blue and Red Octopuss Fabric w/Free Insured Shipping

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This tenugui features two octopus in deep red on a blue base. These are dyed by hand with the tradition chusen dyeing technique and no two tenugui are exactly alike. The color gradations add vibrancy and a sense of depth to this striking motif.

It's about 90cm x 37cm(35.43" x14.57").

Tenugui are traditional Japanese cotton cloths. They were originally used as hand towels and head bands, but are used today mainly in craft projects and as room accents and come in a variety of motifs. Tenugui of this fine quality are often framed, and if you have the chance to come to Japan, do go to see these framed and on display in the shops, it's a real treat! Take yours to your local frame store and select a frame that will suit your space, and you'll enjoy this for years to come.

The colors can run a bit when this is new, so if you wear it as a headband it could run, and it should be washed separately after use to prevent colors from running and getting on other garments. Hand washing separately is recommended, to prolong the life of the fabric.

If you've purchased my furoshiki wrapping cloths, please note that tenugui cotton is a plain weave that is lighter that the fabric used for most of my furoshiki, and it is flat, with a plain texture, more similar to the sort of fabric used for bandanas, so it might not be as suitable for some fabric projects. And unlike my furoshiki, tenugui are not finished at the ends, threads are left loose.

Because the ends are not sewn, the horizontal threads(the woof may fray a bit as it's used. If you wash your tenugui, I recommend hand washing for at least the first few times. The raw ends of tenugui will gradually tighten after being washed a few times.

And good news for folks in the U.S.!

Thanks to your support our California office for domestic orders is up and running and this tenugui is in stock.

Get it fast via USPS and rest assured with tracking and insurance already included in the price.

Thanks for visiting!
This tenugui features two octopus in deep red on a blue base. These are dyed by hand with the tradition chusen dyeing technique and no two tenugui are exactly alike. The color gradations add vibrancy and a sense of depth to this striking motif.

It's about 90cm x 37cm(35.43" x14.57").

Tenugui are traditional Japanese cotton cloths. They were originally used as hand towels and head bands, but are used today mainly in craft projects and as room accents and come in a variety of motifs. Tenugui of this fine quality are often framed, and if you have the chance to come to Japan, do go to see these framed and on display in the shops, it's a real treat! Take yours to your local frame store and select a frame that will suit your space, and you'll enjoy this for years to come.

The colors can run a bit when this is new, so if you wear it as a headband it could run, and it should be washed separately after use to prevent colors from running and getting on other garments. Hand washing separately is recommended, to prolong the life of the fabric.

If you've purchased my furoshiki wrapping cloths, please note that tenugui cotton is a plain weave that is lighter that the fabric used for most of my furoshiki, and it is flat, with a plain texture, more similar to the sort of fabric used for bandanas, so it might not be as suitable for some fabric projects. And unlike my furoshiki, tenugui are not finished at the ends, threads are left loose.

Because the ends are not sewn, the horizontal threads(the woof may fray a bit as it's used. If you wash your tenugui, I recommend hand washing for at least the first few times. The raw ends of tenugui will gradually tighten after being washed a few times.

And good news for folks in the U.S.!

Thanks to your support our California office for domestic orders is up and running and this tenugui is in stock.

Get it fast via USPS and rest assured with tracking and insurance already included in the price.

Thanks for visiting!

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(4,239)
Reviewed by lkai Sharp
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 15, 2018
Really gorgeous, as described, very happy!
Tenugui 'Octopus' Fabric Japanese Cotton Blue and Red Octopuss Fabric w/Free Insured Shipping

Reviewed by mfisher662
5 out of 5 stars
Sep 6, 2017
it's a gorgeous piece - have gotten two of them for my projects.
Tenugui 'Octopus' Fabric Japanese Cotton Blue and Red Octopuss Fabric w/Free Insured Shipping

5 out of 5 stars
Mar 18, 2018
I love buying from this store. The fabrics are lovely, and the artist's prints as well. I will continue collecting and making using their products.
As usual, my order arrived quickly-- before the promised date and since the packaging was secure-- every piece was in perfect condition.
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Reviewed by Marianne Mukai
5 out of 5 stars
Dec 19, 2017
Fantastic selection of tenugui, and I appreciate how quickly you shipped my order, too. Thank you so much!
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Tenugui 'Octopus' Fabric Japanese Cotton Blue and Red Octopuss Fabric w/Free Insured Shipping

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Overview

  • Craft type: Sewing
  • Primary fiber: Cotton
  • Purpose: Quilting
  • Fat quarters: No
  • Hand printed: No
  • Waterproof: No
  • Microfiber: No
  • Cut to size: No
  • Organic: No
  • Length: 35.43 Inches
  • Width: 14.57 Inches
  • Pattern: Animal print
  • Feedback: 4239 reviews
  • Favorited by: 53 people

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