Sasawashi Plushie - Bear
Never be separated from your beloved teddy bear again. This classic stuffed animal from Sasawashi is designed for long-lasting quality that stays good as new even as your tot ages. Woven from breathable washi paper infused with antibacterial kumasaza extract, the Sasawashi Plushie contains natural anti-mildew properties that let your little one take their new t oy from the playroom to the bath. The pill-free Sasawashi fabric softens in the water and is free of dyes and chemical finishes.
Sasawashi was founded as a reaction to the wastefulness and ephemeral lifespan of the textile industry. Made from absorbent washi (Japanese paper) threads infused with antibacterial kumazasa plant fibers, this innovative fabric contains natural deodorizing properties that prevent mildew growth and fiber deterioration. From room shoes to scrub towels, every piece in the Sasawashi collection stays true to its founding principles: comfort, longevity, and simplicity.
Materials: Sasawashi Fabric (Washi Paper, Kumasaza),Polyester, Polypropylene, Linen and Cotton Lining.
Dimensions: Height: 7.8” Width: 5.5"
Care: For a softer feel, throw in the washing machine and let air-dry.
MT Washi Tape - Grid
From sealing a lunch bag to wrapping a special gift, the world of washi tape is a playground for the creative mind. Washi tape is made from translucent Japanese rice paper and comes in an endless spectrum of colors and patterns. It features a gentle adhesive, making it easy to stick on and tear off without damaging any surfaces. Its soft, tactile texture and colorful prints are perfect for craft projects- use it to customize and decorate notebooks, letters, labels, packages, and even your walls!
About MT Washi Tape
Washi tape was invented by MT, a 100-year-old company specializing in paper adhesives. In 2006, the company received notice that three women in Tokyo had been using their utility tapes to make beautiful craft projects. Inspired by their creativity, MT invited the women to tour the factory and began developing an entirely new type of colorful, adaptable tape that could be used for creative projects. Today, washi tape comes in thousands of colors, prints, and designs, and has a cult following among crafters and stationery aficionados throughout the world.
Materials: Washi Paper
Dimensions: Diameter: 1/2"
Yamato Indigo Dye - 10g
Looking for a weekend crafting project? Look no further than Shibori, a sophisticated indigo textile dyeing technique. Often referred to as “Japanese tie-dye”, Shibori dyeing uses clamping and binding techniques to create beautiful white and indigo patterns. Yamato Indigo is a natural powder dye consisting of extracts from indigo plants, which makes it non-toxic and safe for use for all ages. Simply mix it with water and start dyeing- no heating or fermentation is necessary. Use to dye cotton, silk, leather, even wood... the possibilities are endless!
Includes instructions. Learn how to Shibori dye your own creations on Rikumo Journal.
About Curious Corners
Curious Corners was founded in 2014 in New York City by Sayaka Toyama. Her team leads indigo workshops, provides dyeing services, and produces products to promote the rich history of indigo and other Japanese textile traditions. Curious Corners believes the truest shade of indigo comes from nature and not a color chart, so they work with and produce only non-toxic natural indigo.
Materials: Indigo Plant Extract, Chemical Indigo, Alkaline Agents, Reducing Agents
Dimensions: Height: 7 ½” Width: 5 ½”
Made in the USA.