Traditional Japanese trim designs are typified by features such as colours, designs and motifs, which are used to convey various messages or themes.
Nature plays a dominant role in Japanese design in line with Shinto and Buddhist beliefs about the importance of harmony with nature.
Rivers and the sea are popular symbols with water, or waves, signifying power and resilience. Clouds are used represent elegance and high status. Floral designs feature strongly these are often reduced to simple line drawings. Cranes are used to represent good fortune and longevity.
Lines of different thicknesses and gaps are used to make a variety of patterns used all-over, in patches or for borders.
Green Chinese/Japanese design Printed Elastic MA639Price£1.00
Large Chinese Cherry blossom Applique MA7011Price£3.00
Embroidered Flower Applique MA7019Price£1.50
Japanese Floral Grosgrain Ribbon MA153Price£1.50
Japanese Blue Floral Grosgrain Ribbon MA152Price£1.50
Japanese Floral Grosgrain Ribbon MA150Price£1.50
Japanese Wild Roses Grosgrain Ribbon MA151Price£1.50
Japanese Tortoro Grosgrain Ribbon MA149Price£1.50
Japanese Floral Grosgrain Ribbon MA148Price£1.50
Japanese Jigsaw Floral Grosgrain Ribbon MA147Price£1.50
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Japanese Pink Stork Crane Grosgrain Ribbon MA146Price£1.50