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Fujix Japanese Cotton Basting Thread

Fujix Basting Thread is a super fine 100% cotton thread that is perfect for basting together layers of Sashiko samplers, quiltings, tacking garments and so much more. This luxuriously soft snaps easily when you are ready to remove the basting stitches from your project. To remove, simply snip the thread every 3-5 inches and pull. The bright, contrasting colors available make it easy to tell the basting stitches apart. 

:: One (1) skein of Basting Thread
:: Length: 420 m (460yd)
:: Available colors: Cream, Blue, Pink or Yellow
:: 100% Cotton 
:: Made in Japan by Fujix

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Patricia Diaz
Hard to find!

Sashiko basting thread is carried by very few retailers. I was watching a YouTube tutorial and the person said she didn’t know any U.S. suppliers who carried it. Well, our Snuggly Monkey carries it - and in four colors!

Wish I Would Have Ordered Sooner

I've looked at this before but didn't order it. Just finished up a project and wished I had it then. Great texture, thin, easy to break, identifiable color (I ordered the blue) and a lot of meters. And now I won't feel like I'm wasting sashiko thread. Basting is much nicer than using a bunch of pins.

Fabulous Tool

Basting thread is easy to break and pull out when you’ve finished those final stitches, or if you decide to adjust things and try again. I use it when I know I will need to move a project around (either embroidery w/ a small hoop or sashiko) in order to make sure my layers of fabric stay aligned — thus, less puckers. I also use it when sewing together toiles or doing test fits for garment sewing. With three colors in my sewing kit, there is always something high contrast from the rest of the project.

It is definitely thin thread. I struggled w/ treating it like sashiko thread (braiding cut ends). So, I’m now winding it on to bobbins to take with me in my sewing kit.