This is a crew neck shirt made using Yanagi Sashiko Textiles which can be made in just one atelier in Japan. The 1000-years-old japanese ancient pattern, Yoshino plaid gives the expressive look which can never be expressed by printing.
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Sashiko-Ori（刺し子織り） Sashiko is a painstaking, time-consuming hand-stitching craft. Soetsu Yanagi, the leader of the “mange" folk craft movement in Japan in 1930’s, developed a weaving machine to create sashiko fabrics called “Yanagi-style sashiko,” and encouraged women to learn the craft of sashiko in order to become financially independent. Yoshitaka Yanagi, a niece of Soetsu, later dispersed this sashiko-ori technique. Currently, there is only one craftsman left succeeding the technique.
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