Welcome to our online shop where we invite you to discover a wide range of textiles and crafts from Japan. We have sourced the very finest materials from Japan for quilting, sashiko, kogin and shibori. We offer both traditional and more contemporary designs, making your completed sewing project adaptable to a variety of interiors. We encourage those just starting out with sewing to try their hand at one of our beginner kits and for experienced sewers there are many projects to inspire including quilt kits designed by renowned Australian designer Jane MacDonald.


  • Embroidery

    Our embroidery range is of exceptional quality, with designs including Jane MacDonald’s popular Vase of Flowers and kits from the remarkable embroidery artist Alice Makabe. The embroidery thread range from Olympus Thread have a smooth feel and natural shine. They include a wide range of colours, available as collections or as single skeins. We also welcome you to explore our kogin range which is a traditional Japanese embroidery. This range features kits including tablerunners, pouches, brooches and bags.

  • Fabrics

    Explore our Japanese fabric range from rich shot-cotton tsumugis to pre-stencilled sashiko fabric on the bolt we have something to complement your current project or to inspire the next. Our 100% cotton fabrics are produced exclusively in Japan and include yarn-dyed cloth, pre-stencilled fabrics for sashiko, traditional takumi, woven stripes and shot-cotton tsumugi.

  • Threads

    Our thread range includes everything you could need to get started on your next stitching project. Our evergrowing collection includes sashiko, embroidery, crochet and kogin threads. Our sashiko thread range from Olympus Thread includes both solid and variegated colours, with fine and regular widths. We have carefully selected collections of sashiko threads in complementary colours to work perfectly with your next project. Similarly our embroidery threads include the Garden Party series which feature collections of threads with harmonious colour palettes. Specifically designed for kogin work, kogin threads are six-stranded threads and are available in both solid and variegated colours. Our crochet thread range can also be used for sashiko work. Our threads are made from 100% cotton and are all made in Japan.

  • Projects

    Start your next project with one of our inspiring kits or patterns from popular designers including Jane MacDonald and Alice Makabe. Choose either from our premade kits or make your own by choosing your pattern, threads, fabrics and accessories. If you are just starting with sashiko we recommend trying one of our sashiko beginner kits. There are also kits made in Japan that are excellently illustrated for a range of projects including kogin and embroidery. Our range features many soft furnishing projects for the home. Our most popular projects include tablerunners, quilts and bags but we also have designs for garments, brooches, pouches, placemats and coasters. We offer books that can inspire your next projects for sashiko, kogin and embroidery.

  • Accessories

    Explore our wide range of accessories for your next stitching project. We have accessories for crafts such as bag-making, indigo-dying, quilting and sashiko. We have needles and pins of exceptional quality from Tulip Needles and leather thimbles for sashiko. Our range includes handware for bags such as koki clips and magnetic closures, and also elements for making brooches and other unique decorative projects. We have very popular bag tape used for making bags in various colours, materials and widths, as well as sanada-himo woven band made from traditionally dyed cotton threads. Waxed cotton cording is available in a wide range of colours and two different widths which is used in the ever popular drawstring bag series designed by Jane MacDonald.

  • Sashiko

    All of our materials for sashiko are of the finest quality and proudly produced in Japan. We offer a wide range of sashiko supplies including rich cotton tsumugi fabrics for sashiko, pre-stencilled sashiko fabrics, hana fukin (sashiko samplers), kits, sashiko needles, thimbles and sasiko threads. If you are new to sashiko, we recommend trying one of sashiko beginner kits and viewing some of our free sashiko tutorial videos to get you started with the basics. Our sashiko panels are very popular, with designs from Jane MacDonald and Susan Briscoe.

  • New arrivals
  • Cartes cadeaux
  • Textile tour of Japan

    This special craft tour to Japan is designed and led by Jane MacDonald, focusing on a number of hands on crafts including washi paper making, Indigo dyeing, temari ball making, traditional stencilling techniques, tenegui stamp printing, yuzen and shibori dyeing with visits to a number of textile and sashiko related establishments which Jane is excited to share.

    • Explore Tokushima, the heart of Japan’s Indigo industry
    • Learn about Awagami Fine Art Paper that are crafted exclusively in Tokushima
    • Participate a Temari Ball Workshop with famous artist Eiko Araki
    • Discover Hiroshima’s World Cultural Heritage sites such as Atomic Bomb Dome and its surrounding memorial park
    • Visit Textile Designer Yumi Ishikita and enjoy a dyeing workshop
    • Custom your Tenugui-cloth with stamps, “Your own Kurashiki Sanpo”
    • Learn traditional sashiko techniques from a talented artist.
    • Explore the Kitano Tenmangu Flea Market in Kyoto
    • Enjoy the Yuzen stencil dyeing process by making your own souvenir in the Kodai Yuzen workshop
    • Visit picturesque Nara and explore Kyoto’s many textile and fabric galleries

    Key points:

    • Explore Tokushima, the heart of Japan's indigo industry
    • Learn more about Awagami fine art paper made exclusively in Tokushima
    • Take part in a Temari Ball workshop with renowned artist Eiko Araki
    • Discover Hiroshima's World Cultural Heritage sites such as the Atomic Bomb Dome and its surrounding memorial park
    • Visit textile designer Yumi Ishikita and enjoy a dye workshop
    • Customize your Tenugui-cloth with stamps, "Your own Kurashiki Sanpo"
    • Learn traditional sashiko techniques from a talented artist.
    • Explore Kitano Tenmangu Flea Market in Kyoto
    • Enjoy the Yuzen stencil dyeing process by making your own souvenir in the Kodai Yuzen Workshop
    • Visit scenic Nara and explore Kyoto's many textile and fabric galleries

    Dates and prices

    The tour starts on November 16 in Osaka and ends on November 28 in Tokyo.

    This trip is organized by the Opulent Journey agency which is an Australian company, the prices are in Australian dollars. If required we can take payments in Euros and book for you.

    Price in a double room: 7995AUD or approximately 4882€

    Single room supplement: 1595AUD or approximately 974€

    Deposit: 600AUD or approximately 366€

    • 13 night’s twin share accommodation at well-appointed hotels
    • Shared shuttle transfer from airport to hotel in Osaka and shared shuttle transfer from hotel to airport in Tokyo
    • Private chartered coach during tour as stated in the itinerary, ferry ticket to Hiroshima, train ticket from Kyoto to Odawara
    • Workshops and entrance fees as stated in the itinerary
    • An English-speaking guide during tour
    • Meals as stated in the itinerary

    Not Included: 

    • International flights to Japan
    • Gratuities to guide &/or driver
    • Travel insurance
    • Personal expenses
    • Anything not mentioned above

    To register you can contact the Opulent Journey Company directly: or contact us if you are not fluent in English at

There are 1069 products.

Showing 1-48 of 1069 item(s)

Active filters