110-CTN-5: DISCONTINUED -Five(5) Pounds Vintage Japanese Cotton Package
ANNOUNCEMENT, December 10, 2019: Product 110-CTN-5 discontinued
For years we have been offering special packages of excellent older Japanese cotton fabrics in by-pound lots. Our product has been a five or ten-pound collection of mixed vintage / antique Japanese cottons, including furoshiki, kasuri, kimono and varies remnants sold as our product # 110-CTN-5 .
Unfortunately, due to the extremely long wait-times for this product (months), as well as the ever-decreasing availability of these type fabrics in Japan, we are discontinuing this product.
This trend started a few years ago in Japan when we found that the better pieces we had been finding in good volume for years were simply not showing up much at all in the vintage pool there. As a result, we now no longer find the better quality pieces in the volume we had in years past. Folks have been waiting for up to 6 months using our wait-list approach. So, to still afford folks opportunities to get these special packages, we are discontinuing the Wait-List for 110-CTN-5 effective today and switching to use of a lottery for members only.
But .... What we will do, however, is to offer these special vintage / antique Japanese cotton by-pound packages to members only when we have them. We will do this by sending notice of lotteries to members of our Opt-in List when we have several packages of these special old kinds of Japanese cotton available. Each will be unique and details will be sent with each lottery offer. Members have given us overwhelming approval of the lottery method so we'll continue with it.
What to do next?
If you are presently on our waitlist for this product (5lbs, 110-CTN-5), we will still need for you to email/ message us your intentions and to join the opt-in list (if not already on it) if you wish to be notified about the future lotteries for these special Japanese vintage textiles:
Vintage CottonJapanese Fabrics by-Pound:
5 Pounds Cottons Package
Furoshiki (Wrapping Cloth), Cotton Mixed Vintage and Antique Japanese Cotton Pieces Package
(Each Package Unique)
Packages are comprised of :
Mostly furoshiki (traditional wrapping cloths) and sometimes cotton kimonos if on-hand; also various sized pieces of vintage and antique cotton fabrics, including some country textile pieces. Furoshiki are all different and are traditional with various motifs. Perfect for crafts, sewing projects, sashiko, quilters, and designers. Each package is unique.
These are all deadstock and/or vintage and antique and while they may have some slight stains & imperfections are not of 'rag' quality but all are clean and usable....