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Kobukusa making workshop

Saturday, May 13, 11:00 am. Fee $10.

Kobukusa making workshop taught by Kate Comstock. Students will learn about fabrics used for kobukusa, a small cloth used in Chanoyu. Pattern, written instructions, and fabric testing kit will be included.

Techniques for sewing, secrets for perfect corners, and kobukusa magic will be taught. Bring your …

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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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Kobukusa making workshop at Issoan Tea

 

Itoya Kinran

Date: Sunday, August 12, 1-3 pm Where: Issoan Tea School 17761 NW Marylhurst Ct. Portland, OR 97229 Make reservations by Friday August 10, 5 pm. 503-645-7058 Fee: $10

We are lucky to have talented students at Issoan.   This Saturday August 12 there will be a kobukusa making workshop from …

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Meibutsugire part 4 Kanto

Fabrics with stripes, plaid or checked patterns are called kanto. There are different reasons why fabrics with certain patterns can be considered kanto fabrics, and no clear rules exist for classifying them.

In the 16th centry, when kanto fabrics were introduced into Japan, the striped and checked patterns felt new and fresh to chajin (Tea …

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