This beautiful GIFT BOX SET from Misuyabari of Kyoto features several useful tools for the practical home sewist. Wrapped in red chirimen fabric with traditional designs, it has an inner layer holding the following items:
3 tool bodkin set
Pack of 20 cellulose flat head pins
Pink envelope with needles (see description below)
2 needle threaders
Thread snips with chirimen cover and bell
5 colorful chirimen thread bobbin cards
Remove the top layer to reveal an open space below lined with glittering washi paper where you can store small projects, thread, or fabric scraps.
The chirimen fabric used for this set is synthetic, not silk. Please hand wash dirt off carefully by blotting with a damp towel. Each chirimen item is made by hand and the design placement will vary from the ones pictured.
Packaging is in Japanese.
Contents of the pink envelope:
Five of each needle type wrapped in paper packets. 25 needles total.
三,二 = 3/2 Needle: a sewing needle for cotton and thick material
三,五 = 3/5 Needle: for blind stitching hems on cotton and thick material
四,二 = 4/2 Needle: a whipping needle for silk and wool
l四,五 = 4/5 Needle: a large needle for sewing or blind stitching on silk or wool
大ちやぼ = Large Chabo Needle: for attaching buttons and working with thick fabrics