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Misuya Needles are a special quality of needles produces by Japanese needle shop Misuya Chubei in the Matusbara district of Kyoto, Japan, since 1819. Kyoto's reputation for quality fashion produced by the best materials and tools gave need for Misuya Chubei to have needles that could keep with the high standards Kyoto is famous for. Misuya Needles come in various thicknesses for projects, each carrying the high-quality seal of approval that comes with being an official Misuya Needle. Packs of Misuya Needles come with 25 carefully crafted needles ready for any project you may have.
In order to be considered an official Misuya Needle, the needle must be:
It is said only a handful of artisans remain who can create such high quality needles. Whether it's stitching together a new piece or adding a delicate embroidery to your work, these needles are the perfect compliment to your work. You can purchase these amazing needles during our line of Quilt Festival Japan tours or during a private tour package through the traditional city of Kyoto!
Japan and Kyoto's Finest Craft Collections including Kimono & Yukata
Museum dedicated to preserving Kyoto's traditional and cultural works of art
research and restoration facility for ancient textiles and traditional weaving techniques
Popular Kyoto Fabric & Craft Shop
Kawashima Selkon Textile museum exhibiting various works produced by the company and historic textile artifacts
Dedicated to repairing embroidery and traditional cloth pieces
Dye Your Own Shibori
Japanese traditional form of decorative little stabs.
The first and sole quilt museum established by Mutsuko Yawatagaki
Quilting specialist Mutsuko Yawatagaki's special work shop
A dyeing technique that was developed in Kyoto during the middle of the Edo-era towards the end of the 17th century
Shibori is the method of dyeing cloths.