buaisou : hand sewing thread
Sew something truly unique with these richly hued indigo threads. Handmade with completely natural, plant-based indigo dyes, these 100% cotton threads have a lustrous colour, smooth strings, and incredible tensile strength. A lovely gift for enthusiasts of sewing, Japanese culture, artistic endeavours, or even indigo itself.
made in Japan
materials : 100% cotton indigo dyed thread
thread : 100m - 3ply
care instructions : Learn how to care for your BUAISOU indigo products here
BUAISOU was established in the "hometown of indigo dye,” Kamiita-cho. A once prolific industry in Tokushima prefecture, today there are only a handful of traditional indigo farmers left, four of whom are BUAISOU. From the ground to the street, cultivating the raw indigo and fermenting the leaves (Sukumo), dyeing, designing, and production, BUAISOU undertake every process themselves, merging modern sensibilities with the revival of heritage craft. Characterised by rich hue and colour fastness, the history of Indigo dyeing is as deep and complex as the outcome. Our first outing from BUAISOU is a range of practical yet stunning pieces to brighten your day.