Tantalizing Textiles in Vibrant, Rich Colors from Futaba-en Dye Factory Tokyo

Carmen NatschkeColor by Design

Hand dyed textiles at Futaba-en dye factory in Tokyo. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Hand dyed textiles at Futaba-en dye factory in Tokyo. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

A private tour of the legendary textile dye factory Futaba-en was definitely one of several fabulous highlights of my recent trip to Tokyo.

WHY I LOVE IT: The entire textile process is done by hand as it has been done for hundreds of years from: the initial sketch to cutting the paper stencils to drawing and painting the fabric to steaming and finalizing the textile for delivery to the customer.

WHERE I SAW IT: Futaba-en Factory in Nakai district, in Tokyo, Japan.

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