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Sashiko Pouch


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A useful pouch to carry your everyday essentials, sewn from sashiko fabric.

Sashiko (meaning ‘little stabs’) originated as a utilitarian material in Japan: fabric was strengthened with stitches to reinforce points of wear and extend the life of a garment. Practical, honest and beautiful.

This sashiko fabric has been stitched on traditional machinery by Miwa Orimono, the only company in Japan that has kept this special jacquard machine from the 1940s. These machines are so intricate, they stitch only one meter of fabric per hour.

The bag is made in Portland, USA and finished with a brass zipper and contrasting striped canvas lining.

Measures approx. 20cm long.

Gift wrapped in tissue paper

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