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Traditional Japanese Kimonos

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Japanese Fabrics

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Authentic fabrics, shipped from Japan with care to give you the best.

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Do you know the history of Japanese fabrics ?

We have since a long time considered Japanese fabrics to be a reflection of Japanese art and culture. Their qualities and aesthetics have conquered the world, and their wide range of inspiring designs continues to fascinate lovers of the country and its crafts.

The traditional weavings, the variety of prints such as Asanoha or Seigaiha, have long been a testament to the skills of the country's craftsmen. The kimono is a perfect example of the timeless beauty of these magnificent fabrics.

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Authenticity and expertise

Japanese fabrics are known around the world for their exceptional quality and unmatched authenticity. Japanese artisans have perfected the art of weaving, dyeing and patterning to create one-of-a-kind fabrics that reflect their ancient skills and passion for tradition.

We are therefore pleased to be able to share with you a piece of this culture through our beautiful and authentic Japanese fabrics available on our website.

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Your opinions matter

Quality fabrics, delivery time always respected, careful packaging and always a contact person to listen to in case of need.
An ecommerce as we would like to see more! Thank you!

Marylor C.22 July, 2022

I ordered online and was amazed at how quickly it was delivered!
The fabric is beautiful and the packaging is very neat. Thank you so much!

Charlotte D.25 November, 2021

I ordered Japanese fabrics for my creations by internet for the first time, I discovered the DIY District website by chance and I'm more than delighted, they will see me again in the orders!
High quality fabrics, well cut and not torn, folded with care! Top of the line!
I highly recommend them!

Loly D.5 October, 2021

Some answers to your questions

  • What types of traditional Japanese fabrics do you offer?

    We offer a wide range of traditional Japan fabrics, including cotton, polyester, quilting fabrics, and designs by renowned artists like Naomi Ito. Our collection features a variety of patterns such as Asanoha and Seigaiha, colors, and motifs. With love and dedication, we carefully do our selection in Kyoto – Japan, seeking out unique and amazing products for you. So don’t hesitate to browse our extensive selection to find the perfect fabric for your next project.

  • What are some popular Japanese fabric designs and colors?

    Popular fabrics in Japan designs often feature traditional motifs such as floral patterns like Sakura or Kiku, and geometric shapes like Asanoha or Seigaiha. These designs can be found in a range of colors, from vibrant colors to more subtle earth tones. Our collection of great Japan cotton fabrics includes a variety of patterns, styles, and colors, making it easy for you to find the perfect design for your sewing or crafting project.

  • What are the advantages of cotton fabrics?

    Cotton is a natural fiber material that is widely used in the textile industry, especially for clothing and furniture. This kind of fabric is particularly prized for its superior quality, softness and durability. It is also very easy to work with and maintain, making it the perfect choice for a variety of projects, ideal for clothes, kimono (Yukata for summer), accessories as a bear plushie for a child ( double gauze fabric is amazing for this application ), stunning cushions and of course the usefull Furoshiki. This is some few examples!

  • How can I choose the right fabric for my project?

    When selecting the right fabric, consider factors such as the fabric’s weight, texture, color and design. For instance, cotton canvas is great for heavy-duty projects, while lighter fabrics like quilting cotton or Japan fabrics cotton with lovely patterns are ideal for clothing, accessories, or quilting.

    Our online store makes searching and browsing for specific design, color, so you can find the perfect cotton fabric for your project.

  • Who is Naomi Ito and what is her connection to the fabrics you sell?

    Naomi Ito is a talented Japanese textile designer known for her unique and whimsical fabric patterns under the name of Nani IRO. Her great work often features lovely, organic motifs and soft, harmonious colors that are inspired by nature. Importantly, some of her fabrics collection are made from organic cotton, ensuring eco-friendly and sustainable materials.

    We are proud to offer a selection of Naomi Ito’s textiles in our collection of modern Japanese cotton fabrics, perfect for adding a touch of elegance and beauty to your projects.

  • Can I purchase cotton fabrics by the yard or metre?

    We offer our customers the option to purchase fabrics by the metre only. However, on every product page, we provide a solution to convert measurements, making it easier to order the exact amount needed for your project.

  • Do you offer fabrics suitable for making kimonos and boro-style projects?

    Yes, we offer a range of cotton fabrics ideal for creating kimonos in our online store. These kimono fabrics are known for their intricate patterns and vibrant colors, making them perfect for crafting this type of stunning garments. Here, we definitely Love this kind of textile.

    Additionally, we have cotton fabrics in the boro style, which are characterized by their patchwork appearance and rich history. These boro-style fabrics are ideal for quilting or other fabric projects that celebrate the beauty of repurposed materials.

  • How can I find specific cotton fabric or patterns in your online shop?

    Our online store is designed to make searching for specific cotton fabric or patterns as easy as possible. You can browse our collections, such as fabric categories, or color with the filter tool on every categories pages. Additionally, you can use the search function by using specific keywords related to the product you are looking for.

    In our products pages of our website, you’ll find helpful product photos and full descriptions of items to guide you in your decision-making process (note that we do our best to reproduce the exact colors of our product in every photo).

    If you need assistance or have any questions about a specific product, feel free to contact us.

  • How do I add items to my cart and complete my purchase?

    Have you finally found the perfect Japanese cotton fabric for your next project? Purchasing it, is easy on DiY District, let us show you how.

    To add items to your cart, simply select the desired fabric, choose the quantity , and click the “Add to Cart” button. Once you’ve added all the items you wish to purchase, click on the cart icon to review your order. From there, you can proceed to checkout, where you’ll be prompted to provide your shipping and payment information. After completing your purchase, you’ll receive a confirmation email with your order details. Easy and secure !

  • How do you manage stock shortages?

    We strive to keep our stock of cotton fabrics regularly updated to meet the needs of our clients. However, at times, due to the popularity of some of our products, we may not be able to offer them anymore. In this case, the out-of-stock fabric will probably no longer be available for purchase on our website.

    However, if you are looking for a specific fabric that you love that is currently out of stock, please do not hesitate to contact us for future availability. Because of our close proximity to our suppliers, we are able to restock quickly for some of the models. Still some hope !

  • How does payment and delivery work?

    We offer a fast and reliable delivery for all your orders, directly from Japan with FedEx and Japan Post. Shipping costs vary depending on the destination and the weight of the package.

    By the way, shipping is free for cart over 150€/160$, for destinations in Europe, the United States and Canada actually. We also accept several payment methods. We use Stripe and Paypal platforms, to ensure a secure and hassle-free transaction for our customers.

  • Can I follow your store on Instagram for updates and inspiration?

    Absolutely! We encourage you to follow our store on Instagram for regular updates, and plenty of sewing and quilting inspiration. On our Instagram page you’ll find wonderful photos of our cotton fabrics.

    Don’t forget to share our Instagram account with your friends, so they can also enjoy the beautiful photos and find inspiration. We’d love for you to leave comments and interact with our community of fabric enthusiasts. And of course, don’t hesitate to share your next photo of your creation by using the hashtag #diydistrict, so we can feature them on our page !

Check our complete FAQ by visiting the dedicated page on our website.