The venue for the event will be on the second or fifth floor of Kodaimaru Building in Shinsaibashi.
It's about 5 minutes from Shinsaibashi Station (Midosuji Line). Take exit 4-B and head 3 blocks south on the shopping arcade. You'll pass a GU and it'll be in front of a sushi restaurant, Ichibazushi.
A tote bag "NorikoObiBag" made from the sash of a traditional Japanese kimono with no sewing necessary.
A kimono's sash is one of the Japan's representative traditional crafts. The sash used in this class is an authentic Nishijin silk sash. You will be mesmerized by its ethereal beauty. A kimono's sash is abound with patterns that are associated with good luck. Every time you carry the bag in your home country, it will remind you of your wonderful memories in Japan. Even Japanese people will be amazed by your "NorikoObiBag," which is made using an innovative method that doesn't require sewing. Please make your own "NorikoObiBag" brand bag as a memento or souvenir of Japan. You can definitely find a sash you like among the many options. "NorikoObiBag" is a registered brand.
A bag with a metal clasp supported by a wide range of ages.
Pre-cut sashes with a wide variety of patterns will be prepared. It also comes with a metal clasp which is available in a few designs.You can enjoy choosing between them. You don't need to acquire difficult cutting techniques or use a needle and thread. Anyone can make this easy DIY bag with a metal clasp. Not only is it cute and premium quality, it also closes tight, so you don't have to worry about pickpockets. It's just 50 grams and can be used a daily shoulder bag. Also good for parties. It's reasonably priced and quick to make so please give it a try.
An interior decorative panel & origami, great for a souvenir! Quick to make.
You can make an interior with an antique kimono sash. You don't need to use a needle and thread so even child can make it. It's light (up to 250 grams) and high quality. You can make a lot since it's quick. Additional panels are available at a discount. Let's make many handmade decoration panels and show them off to friends. It's 18-28cm in size and can be taken onboard planes. These traditional sashes have auspicious patterns, like cranes. Let's bring happiness to our homes! For those who want, you can also learn how to make an origami paper crane.
One-of-a-kind and handmade. "NorikoObiBag" is the only place you can make a premium kimono sash bag!
It's just so fun! You will be surprised that you can make such premium bags and interior decorative panels yourself. Worried that you won't be able to do it? Don't worry. With 25 years of experience teaching, Noriko will help you. It's really easy so please come and give it a try. One sash can make 1-3 bags, all handmade and one-of-a-kind. The premium Nishijin silk sash will surely become a prized piece in your collection.