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Cashmere Darning Basket Kit

$115.00

Use colorful threads to darn your clothes to create lovely, one-of-a-kind mends!

This gorgeous set includes:

  • 2 darning needles
  • Needle threader
  • Darning yarn 
  • Darning mushroom --Flat-bottom darning mushroom innovated by darning guru Hikaru Noguchi. The darning mushroom can be used by holding it in your lap or setting it on a table. It is a beautiful and practical needlework tool. It's made of turned Beech wood, left unfinished so it's soft to the touch.
  • 2 lamb-shaped thread cards

Dimensions of darning mushroom: 3"w x 3-1/2"h

Dimensions of bamboo basket: 9-1/2"l X 4"w X  3-1/2"h

Darning is a traditional European technique for mending clothes, a technique for repairing insect holes and loose ends in clothing. For generations, mending has been done with plain thread and unobtrusive sewing. But darning guru Hikaru Noguchi has innovated the method and the tools to give you loads of inspiration to create your own look.

Consider this book by Hikaru Noguchi for ideas how to use the tools. 

Made in Japan

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