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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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Meibutsu-gire – the famous named fabrics

We have most often seen the meibutsu-gire, or famous named fabrics as kobukusa, the small patterned cloth, mounting for scrolls, and as shifuku or bags made to contain utensils.  During the haiken or appreciation dialog, the guests ask about the shifuku fabric.

While there is a close relationship between Tea and meibutsu-gire, not all fabrics …

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Telling Stories

One of the pleasures of attending a tea gathering are the stories told at the gathering.   Putting together how the meaning of the scroll and the choices of the utensils along with the poetic names of the sweets and chashaku make for an interesting time.

Some of my students are beginnning to study the kazari …

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Tea Utensils Now Available at SweetPersimmon.com

I have just updated my store SweetPersimmon.com with Chanoyu utensils and new handbags.  Many old handbags are now on sale.  Natsume, chashakku, chasen, hishaku are now available at the store.

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