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Shima Momen is a beautiful woven pinstripe fabric from Olympus Thread Mfg. Co., excellent for sashiko (incorporate the stripe into your design), patchwork, bag making and other projects. The weave is loose enough to easily stitch sashiko with fine or medium sashiko threads. Woven with a striped coloured warp. Ideal for wearables, boro style patchwork, cushion borders, or sashing, borders and bindings for quilts - anywhere you want a top quality stripe. The stripes are approx. 5mm wide.

110cm wide


Available in 10 subtle colourways


100% cotton


Made in Japan by Olympus Thread Mfg. Co.

NB - sold in half metre (50cm) lengths, so please order '2' for one metre, '3' for 1 1/2m etc.  Fabric will be sent as one continous length.  Maximum length on bolt is 10 metres.

2700C striped shima momen cotton taupeby the half metre

  • Zigzag or overlock the edges before stitching sashiko, as this fabric will fray more than regular patchwork cottons.

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