Seed to Textile Tea Towel with Kyusu
Seed to Textile Tea Towel Close Up
Yuka spinning at wheel
Yuka's Cotton
$52.00

Seed to Textile Tea Towel

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“Seed to textile” tea towel made from hand-spun cotton. Skillfully crafted in Biloxi, MS.

Inspired by the beauty of nature’s bounty, our “Seed to Textile” Tea Towel has been made by Mississippi resident and Okinawa native Yuka.

To create the tea towel, she hand-spins and weaves organic cotton (with much of it grown in her own garden), meticulously layering one piece of yarn at a time. (It takes up to 12 hours to complete each towel!) Her appreciation for the beauty of cotton shines in these stunning towels, making this unique item a must-have accessory for tea enthusiasts who appreciate true craftsmanship.

Material: Lithuanian Linen, Handspun Linen, Handspun Cotton, Indigo (indigo colored towel only)

Size: 17 inches x 21 inches

Color: Light brown with either dark brown or indigo stitching details

Origin: Biloxi, MS, USA

Care Notes: Hand wash with soap and warm water. Do not machine wash. Hang to air dry. Do not use dryer.

Yuka at the wheel

Currently residing in Biloxi, Mississippi, cotton spinner, weaver and gardener Yuka hails from the picturesque island of Okinawa, Japan. Growing up there as a young girl, Yuka fell in love with textiles, a passion that was instilled in her by her grandmother, a master weaver of Miyako jofu, a unique textile produced on the island made from a fabric called ramie and Ryukyu indigo, a type of indigo native to Okinawa.

Inspired by her grandmother, Yuka attended the University of the Ryukyu to learn the basics of weaving and has since further mastered traditional skills through her own experience.

To create her works – a simple but stunning collection of scarves and tea towels – she hand-spins and weaves cotton (much of it grown in her own garden), layering one piece of yarn at a time. Her appreciation for the beauty of cotton shines in each hand-crafted towel, making it a must-have accessory for every tea lover.

Due to the unique process used to make these towels, no two are alike, so there may be slight differences in your towel and the one pictured above.

About the Artist

Yuka at the wheel

Currently residing in Biloxi, Mississippi, cotton spinner, weaver and gardener Yuka hails from the picturesque island of Okinawa, Japan. Growing up there as a young girl, Yuka fell in love with textiles, a passion that was instilled in her by her grandmother, a master weaver of Miyako jofu, a unique textile produced on the island made from a fabric called ramie and Ryukyu indigo, a type of indigo native to Okinawa.

Inspired by her grandmother, Yuka attended the University of the Ryukyu to learn the basics of weaving and has since further mastered traditional skills through her own experience.

To create her works – a simple but stunning collection of scarves and tea towels – she hand-spins and weaves cotton (much of it grown in her own garden), layering one piece of yarn at a time. Her appreciation for the beauty of cotton shines in each hand-crafted towel, making it a must-have accessory for every tea lover.

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Due to the unique process used to make these towels, no two are alike, so there may be slight differences in your towel and the one pictured above.