The Japanese Culture Center - 日本文化会館 in Chicago is hosting an Indigo and Mokume workshop! This is an outstanding chance to learn first hand traditional Japanese dying arts.
Mokume shibori is a Japanese stitch resist technique that pairs beautifully with natural Indigo dyeing. In this workshop, you will work with organic Indigo dye vats, gentle fibers, and Mokume technique to create a unique handmade fiber art piece. Date/Time: Saturday, October 7th, 2-5pm Price: $60 - mater
We recently got in a section of stunning Taisho era michiyuki. These silk coats pre-date ww2 in most cases, and are almost all hand sewn. Taisho era wafuku is especially prized for the quality of the fabric, and the longer sleeve lengths. Imagine our surprise, when we checked one of the pockets of a coat only to discover money! Over the years we have checked the pockets of many michiyuki and continue to be surprised at the discoveries we make.
Inside this coat was a 50 sen
Ohio Kimono has been in business since 2009, and slowly over the years we have hosted a pop-up store at an increasing number of venues throughout the USA. One of the states we visit frequently is Michigan. Throughout the year we visit and sell kimono in Detroit, Grand Rapids, and even Lansing Michigan. The events we sell kimono at in Michigan include but are not limited to: The Grand Rapids Asian Festival, Shuto Con, Youmacon, and JAFAX. Michigan is host to a lovely selection
We love to teach people who to wear kimono in a manner that is traditional and respectful of Japanese culture. One of the things we love to share with our customers and students is a 'secret'. This 'secret' is that they are allowed and encourage to create their own obi knots and styles. Kimono and obi are fashion, and fashion is fluid and about expressing yourself.
Instragram has a large Japanese community who love kimono and frequently post about them. One of our personal
As many of you know, we are developing an exclusive line of tabi socks. These designs are also being carried over to lanyards, and bags. We are letting our customers vote on designs and submit themes. The first 2 themes approved by everyone was foxes, and the bunny in the moon.
We were just email an update from the factory making our socks! Our new exclusive Ohio Kimono tabi socks are finished, and are under going final packaging before shipping! They will be here in a few
We did it! Ohio Kimono just broke 2,000+ followers on our Facebook business page! To celebrate this milestone we are having a sale! Everything in our online kimono store is 20% off, with free shipping on purchases over $55! Thank you for all the support, we continue to be humbled and delighted by you all! #ohiokimonosale #sale #kimonosale #buykimono #michigankimono #indianakimono #ohiokimono #kentuckykimono #newyorkkimono #Californiakimono #realkimono #authenticjapanesekimono