Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth
Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth

Daruma Yokota Kogin Cloth

Regular price£15.50
Tax included.

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These lovely rectangular woven cloths from Daruma are used for kogin embroidery, a traditional Japanese form of counted stitching. The woven threads are easy to see and count.

Kogin features geometric patterns worked on evenweave fabrics over an odd thread count, usually 1, 3 or 5. It originated in the north of Japan, women stitched onto clothes made from linen and hemp to reinforce them and to create layers to provide warmth. Originally white cotton thread was used on indigo dyed cloth. Different patterns became popular in different areas and over time kogin embroidery has evolved from a necessity to an art form.

Kogin is traditionally stitched on a fabric that has a slightly higher number of warp than weft threads - this gives the pattern as slight distortion.  The direction of grainline from top/bottom is marked on your fabric for ease of use.

The cloth includes basic instructions in Japanese and English and a pattern, Hanako (small flower), which can be made into a brooch.

100% linen.
Vertical 50 cm x Horizontal 44 cm.

1 sheet per pack - you could get several small projects from one sheet.

We try and keep our postage options simple by having a flat rate based on your shipping destination. We are currently using tracked only services.

The current postage prices are as follows from 1 Jan 2023:

  • UK Royal Mail 48 tracked : £3.50
  • UK Royal Mail 24 tracked: £4.50

These delivery (24, 48) times are estimated from despatch and not guaranteed.

Full details can be found here.

We send goods all over the World:

  • EU £15 - order value UNDER £130/150 Euros* and up to 2KG
  • Rest of World £18 up to 2KG
  • Rest of the World Royal Mail International Standard up to 2KG: £18.00

Click here for more details on international shipping.

We aim to please and hope that you will be happy with your order.  If you are not happy with your item/s and wish to return anything, then please notify us within 14 days of receiving your order. You must then return the items as instructed in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of notifying us.

Please note that the following items are excluded from being returned:

  • Earrings due to hygiene reasons
  • Any made to order or custom items.

Please contact us by email to grace@shopbeyondmeasure.co.uk if you wish to return an item for any reason. Please read our full returns policy for more details.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Beautiful cloth

This is beautiful cloth, perfect for small kogin projects such as pincushions and larger projects too.

Christine Speller
All positive

Great product prompt delivery

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