Thursday, October 17, 2013


Almost done blabbing about my Tokyo trip. I thought I would share the best part of my trip - Nippori Fabric Town. It's been a dream to come here. I've heard about this place from blogs I've followed over the years. 

Fabric Town has over 100 shops of fabric, lace, embellishments, leather, and so much more. There is a great map I found here: Tokyo Craft Guide website (another great e-book on Crafty Tokyo) which has every shop listed and mapped out for you. 

Nippori Fabric Town

My absolute favorite must go-to place was Tomato. This is the holy grail of fabric. There are 3 locations on this street, and I went to all of them.

Tomato Fabric Store, Sevenberry Prints, Floral Bolts

Tomato Fabric Store, rack of Kokka Fabric,
Japanese gals at the cutting table, lace, bias tape

My poor husband carried a fifteen pound bag of fabric the rest of the day. Here is what I ended up buying:

Ted Fabric!

I'm working on some new bags with the fabric I purchased. I'll post next time. Till then, Arigato. 


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