Tsumami-zaiku is a Japanese traditional hand craft. This course, you will make a Tsumami- zaiku Kanzashi or hair clip ( brooch) with Japanese Chirimen cloth. After making the accessory, you will dress in kimono and you take photos with the accessory you made. Then, you will stroll around the area, Shinsekai, Tsutenkaku tower with the kimono. 1) I will give you the explanation paper. and I briefly explain about Tsumami-zaiku and lecture the basic technique. 2) You will choose the colors and design making the flowers of your accessory. 3) You will make your Tsumami-accessory. Please don't worry. I will help you step by step. During the work, Japanese tea or coffee will be served. 4) You will choose a kimono and obi you like from various kinds of our selection. Then, I will dress you into the kimono. 5) Please enjoy photo shooting with the accessory you made, and strolling around the Shinsekai, Tsutenkaku area in the kimono. 6) Please return the kimonos within 1 hour. Then, take your Tsumami-accesery to your home for your special Japanese souvenir.
I live in Osaka, and I have worked at a business hotel in Osaka for 10 years. I learned English conversation and communication skills. I also have been working at a rental kimono shop for 5 years. I love Japanese cultures, especially kimono. I learned kimono, not only how to wear them but their materials, colors, patterns.. and so on. I wear kimono almost everyday. I love kimonos as everyday clothes. I also love making tsumami-zaiku. I have been making Tsumami accessories from I was a teenager. I can give you the special experience! I want share and enjoy the experience with many guests!
Japanese tea, Coffee
Everything for making Tsumami-zaiku accessory. Kimono, obi, sandals and everything for transform into kimono.
We conduct this workshop in a cozy space in a rental kimono shop. You can work and learn there comfortably. I can teach you anything about kimono and Tsumami-zaiku if you have question. You will be able to have a real Kimono experience. We are located in south Osaka,Shinimamiya, Shinsekai ares. There are a lot of interesting places and sightseeing spot. You will be able to enjoy the local food and culture.