These beautifully colored 100% cotton threads are hand dyed with natural dyes by the craftsmen of Maito Design Works in Akizuki, Asakura City, Fukuoka Japan. Each thread tells the story of a different natural dye material, from Cochineal to Indigo to Marigold and beyond. These threads are incredible for Sashiko stitching as well as embroidery.
dyed with Sakura, the Japanese word for cherry blossoms. Cherry blossoms are the national flower of Japan and represent a time of renewal and optimism.