Yokota sashiko thread – variegated

Yokota sashiko thread – variegated
Yokota sashiko thread – variegated
Yokota sashiko thread – variegated
Yokota sashiko thread – variegated
Yokota sashiko thread – variegated

Yokota sashiko thread – variegated

Regular price $6.00
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Ebony J.
Fabulously fun

I LOVE this thread, it makes every project so much more fun and pretty. I'm always reaching for this over any other and its soooo much easier to work with than embroidery thread (because it doesn't split). I've used it on every repair project in some way and it always comes out so amazingly.

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Natalie S
So much fun!

I will be honest - I only ordered this because I was paying for shipping for something else. I am so glad I added it to the parcel, because I have been having so much fun mending anything and everything with this beautiful thread. It makes me more happy than is reasonable to see these joyful colours brightening up some dull household mends.

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Lisa Johnston
Variegated sashiko thread

Lovely!

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Sarah
Amazing colour changes

This thread looks amazing on a plain background, helps make my average skills look much more professional.

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Pamela Zimmerman
beautiful~

beautiful colors, silky texture. Can't wait to use it! thanks

Sashiko thread, used for sashiko stitching and popular with menders, is a strong, smooth, cotton thread that’s perfect for mending denim. The strands are twisted together and not meant to be separated.

Rainbow sashiko thread is the unicorn of the bunch. Whenever I use this thread in class for demos, magic twinkles appear in students’ eyes, they stop listening to me and start asking about the thread.
*:・゚✧(=✪ ᆺ ✪=)*:・゚✧

The cheery colours and short colour changes add a fun surprise element to visible-mending projects. I don’t often use sashiko thread for darning, but I like using this thread to darn cotton athletic socks, to make it seem fun (in a Mary Poppins kind of way).

This thread makes a great gift – particularly for new menders and kids and anyone who needs more mending motivation.

Each skein contains 40m of thick sashiko thread. I've photographed a few examples of each colourway to show how they vary in appearance; each skein contains the same thread (just bundled differently).

NOTE: to avoid tangles, pre-cut and plait/braid sashiko thread before you use it. Or try Daruma sashiko thread, which come pre-wound on cardboard.

For more variegated-thread options, try Daruma sashiko thread or Cottage Garden Threads.

For more sashiko threads, needles and kits, browse the full range of sashiko supplies.

Made in Japan from 100% cotton and wrapped with a paper band inside a clear plastic sleeve.

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Ebony J.
Fabulously fun

I LOVE this thread, it makes every project so much more fun and pretty. I'm always reaching for this over any other and its soooo much easier to work with than embroidery thread (because it doesn't split). I've used it on every repair project in some way and it always comes out so amazingly.

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Natalie S
So much fun!

I will be honest - I only ordered this because I was paying for shipping for something else. I am so glad I added it to the parcel, because I have been having so much fun mending anything and everything with this beautiful thread. It makes me more happy than is reasonable to see these joyful colours brightening up some dull household mends.

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Lisa Johnston
Variegated sashiko thread

Lovely!

S
Sarah
Amazing colour changes

This thread looks amazing on a plain background, helps make my average skills look much more professional.

P
Pamela Zimmerman
beautiful~

beautiful colors, silky texture. Can't wait to use it! thanks

Weekly dispatch

This shop dispatches orders once a week so I can do alllll the things – including running this shop and running after two tiny tots – and enjoy my life. Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated.

I have a new work and childcare schedule for 2024 and am still working out the best schedule for postal dispatches; please allow approximately one week from time of purchase while I figure it all out.

Shipping carrier

I ship via Australia Post because it’s reliable, trackable and carbon-neutral

If you select Express Post at checkout, it will speed up Australia Post's delivery timeframe but won't speed up my process.

After your order has been packed, you will receive an email notification with your Australia Post tracking number, which you can use to check on the delivery status of your order.

International customers: click here for current Australia Post international delivery timeframes.

Shipping fees

I don’t offer free shipping because there is no such thing as free shipping. Someone has to pay the cost for postage.

Shipping is currently a flat rate of $12 within Australia ($17 Express Post); international shipping is calculated at checkout. Gift cards are delivered electronically and do not require shipping. 

International shipping

I ship worldwide with the exception of the UK, due to VAT regulations that came into effect on 1 January 2021. If you are in the UK you can order the UK edition of my book from your local bookshop.

Local delivery

Customers in Northcote, Thornbury and nearby suburbs (subject to capacity) can select local delivery at checkout. Local delivery is extra-slow and coincides with my pram-walking/kid-wrangling schedule, up to one week after purchase. ٩(。•́‿•̀。)۶

I choose to reuse

When shipping orders my first priority is to reuse packaging materials whenever possible – boxes, padded mailers, cardboard, paper, tissue paper, bubble wrap and egg cartons from neighbours, second-hand shops and recycling centres. I cannot guarantee the materials used to ship your order will be plastic-free for this reason.

My tags and labels are stamped by hand onto compostable paper tape or preloved cardboard packaging.

I buy recycled packaging

If I don’t have suitable second-hand packaging to use for your order, my next priority is packaging made from recycled materials. It's important to me to support Australian companies making good products from our recyclables, and to make sure that material gets a second life.

Tape

I use compostable, gummed kraft-paper tape to seal my parcels whenever possible. I have a second-hand tape wetter that I love, purchased from my local op shop. Gummed paper tape is available at most art-supply shops if you want to make the switch yourself!

Express Post orders will have official plastic "Express Post" tape added.

International orders with many items will have a plastic pocket taped to them, to accommodate additional paperwork required by customs.

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