Kanji x Reader - Animal Crackers
“Wow, you’re really bad at this (name). Even Nanako got this part!”
I glared at the white haired delinquent who sat across from me on the floor of the textile shop. It’s not like I wasn’t trying, it was just that every time I pulled the needle out of the fabric, the thread seemed to tangle instead of forming the nice, clean loops Kanji had demonstrated. Hand puppets were so simple to make, he said. Only one or two rows of stitches and you could make a perfect little dog! Either he was lying about that or I was simply the world’s worst puppet-maker.
I’d known Kanji for almost a year now, since I began working at his mother’s shop, Tatsumi Textiles. Despite this, I had absolutely no experience in sewing. After a while, I grew tired of having no answer for the customers who asked me for advice on how to sew buttons onto their coats or hem their dresses. That led to me making a deal with Kanji: sewing lessons in exchange for me tutoring him b