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One last opening for the Introduction Class

Ed Note: The class is now filled. Please contact me if you’d like to get on the waiting list.  The new Introduction to Japanese Culture and Chado Class begins this Friday, January 11, 2013 and meets on Fridays for 10 weeks.  We have a new venue at

Portland Tea Enthusiasts’ Alliance 828 Southeast Ash Street, #204 …

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October Workshops

Please don’t forget to make reservations for our October workshops:

Saturday, October 6, 10 am- Kimono alteration class, including taking measurement for proper fit of kimono. Issoan Tea School.

Saturday, October 13, 10 am – Field trip to Bamboo Gardens, North Plains.  Meet at Issoan Tea School at 9:30 for carpooling.  A …

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New Fall Introduction to Chado Class

The Fall Beginners Class: Introduction to Chado The Japanese Tea Ceremony is now forming.

Students will learn the etiquette of how to be a guest at a tea ceremony, the basic order of the tea ceremony and how to whisk green powdered ceremonial tea. Students will also participate in Japanese tea ceremonies.  An overview of …

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Upcoming Workshops

Check our News and Events page for upcoming workshiops, lectures and field trips.

Thursday, October 4, 2012 – 6:00pm: Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons – Nature, Literature, and the Arts,

Saturday October 6th, 10 am to 2 pm Kimono alterations class

Saturday October 13, 10 am – 2 pm Field trip to …

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Kobukusa Magic

We had a kobukusa making workshop a couple of weeks ago, and I promised that I’d post pictures from the workshop.  We had 4 participants, and Kate was our teacher.  She supplied silk fabric, silk thread, needles, patterns, instructions and sewing advice and help.


Everyone who had brought their sewing kits, …

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