This exquisite Kyokugei print is only available for a very short two week period!
Makumo Textiles is made up of the husband and wife team, Tomota and Miki.
Miki designs and Tomota hand dyes their textiles in a little atelier by the sea on an island in the south of Japan.
Because each and every piece of these striking fabrics are hand printed and they can not be produced in large quantities. They will be no longer be available for purchase after this two week period, ending 22 October! See the others in the curated selection below and snap some up.
Kyokugei is a form of traditional Japanese acrobatics. It’s a spectacular show with umbrellas, balancing rods, balls and all manner of props! The sunny yellow background is perfect for the energetic acrobatcs to pop against as they spin and twirl across the fabric.
Designed, handprinted and made in Japan, Makumo Textiles philosophy is one of fun! They begin each of their designs with the aim to infuse the joy and excitement of life into them, they then use colour and lines to create their enchanting fabrics!
All Makumo Textiles are available in seven different fabric types. You can see all the details and lots of pics for each substrate here.
Select your preferred fabric from the drop down menu:
Double Gauze Stole – incredibly soft and light weight cotton with a subtle sheen.
Double Gauze – Japanese speciality fabric. Two layers of muslin joined together with tiny tacks. Light weight and airy.
Linen Cotton Lawn – Light weight, breathable and SO versatile. All the things you love about linen and cotton brought together.
Cotton Shantung – A textured, sturdy mid weight. A beautiful ribbed effected is created by the slub of the fibers.
Chino Cloth – Want to make some chinos? Also a perfect bottom weight for other pants, bibs or pinafores!
Ox Mid Weight – 100% cotton is sturdy yet soft, with a beautiful hand. It would make gorgeous tops, dresses and skirts.
Ox Heavy Weight – A sturdy 100% cotton perfect for upholstery, cushions or bags
50cm x 108cm wide : 19″ x 42.5″ wide
100cm x 108cm wide : 38″ x 42.5″ wide
For continuous yardage please select 1 meter from the first drop down menu, then select the quantity required from the second drop-down menu.
· Because of the nature of the material, some shrinkage occurs with washing (allow for shrinkage of approximately 2%)
· Due to the nature of hand printing, there may be some cases of differences in colour, bleeding, alignment etc. There will also be a visible join mark where the design stencils begin and end.
· Please be aware that some screens will display colour different depending on their settings.
· Makumo Textiles commercial use guideline do not allows for the sale of goods using Makumo fabrics.