• Travel Counsellors, in conjunction with Inside Japan Tours, are very pleased to be organising a wonderful 16-day Textile Tour of Japan, departing January 17th, 2020. Flying with Singapore Airlines, the tour group will take in Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo, Takayama, and Nagoya. In addition to general sightseeing, the group will have the opportunity to visit the […]

  • Sign up to participate in the Indigo Niche Block of the Month quilt: the Traditions sashiko boro quilt. Traditions is a fabulous quilt by Sue Howie that earned a lot of praise at the 2017 New Zealand Quilt Symposium, and now you have a rare opportunity to make one of your own. The Traditions quilt fuses […]

  • For a number of years, I have been a great admirer—and proud stockist—of Keiko Futatsuya’s sashiko threads, which she produces in limited batches of colour using natural dyes. She was inspired to create these uniquely-coloured threads while working with vintage Japanese denim. She needed a thread colour that would lend an organic look to the […]

  • I’ve been quite busy experimenting with a variety of sashiko and boro design concepts for table runners, some traditional and some modern, two of which are now available in kit form.   Five traditional Japanese family crests depicted in sashiko stitching. I’m very happy with this rustic type of striped fabric for bordering as I […]

  • Announcing The Quilter’s Treasure Box If you are an ardent quilter and looking for an inexpensive way to increase your stash with beautiful, high quality fabrics, read on! Each fortnight Indigo Niche will be heavily discounting a select number of beautiful fabrics—The Quilter’s Treasure Box—which will make welcome additions to your stash. Whether there are […]

  • As you may be aware, we made the decision last year to close our retail premises. This caused many of our loyal customers to wonder about the future of the Indigo Niche brand heading into 2018, not to mention our product availability. Here’s what you need to know. We now sell exclusively online. I will […]

  • Just arrived in store! A gorgeous selection of Japanese cotton fabrics. All these fabrics have an indigo border at both selvedges of approximately 13cm, and are ideal for patchwork and garment making.  

  • Recently arrived in store—a superb range of Indigo Tote Bags and Purses. These are beautifully made from indigo fabrics. Choose your favourites before they’re all gone, as stock is very limited!              

  • Exclusively for the month of September, we’ll be having a ‘Spring clean’ sale on a selection of our yarn-dyed stock. If there was ever a time to update your stash, this would be it!     Buy One of our Taupe Jnr Jelly Rolls in any colour and get $10 off the price.  This special […]

  • The Four Seasons is a new sashiko panel series from Indigo Niche. It will feature four individual designs—Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring. Visitors to the Melbourne Craft & Quilt Fair will get a sneak preview of Autumn and Winter. Watch this space!

Upcoming Events

  1. Teaching College

    April 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  2. Sit & Stitch Class – April

    April 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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