Kasuri is a technique whereby weaving threads are resist-bound with elastic or nylon tape prior to being dyed, in order to create different colored patterns in woven cloth. This course is intended for students who have some experience with weaving and would like to try kasuri for the first time. By making samples, students learn warp-kasuri, weft-kasuri, and double kasuri.
Prerequisite Skills: Weaving, warping, setting up a floor loom.
・Japanese people who would like to study weaving terms in English are welcome to join. The class will be held in English only. Conversational-level English proficiency is required.
|Date||Nov. 15 - Nov. 19 2021|
|Time||9:00 〜 16:00|
|Tuition Fee||¥60,500 (¥55,000 without tax, materials fee included)|
|Application Deadline||9:00 (JST) Oct. 8 2021|
|Day 1||Binding the warp and weft|
|Day 3||Setting up the loom|
|Day 5||Weaving / finishing|
|Things to Bring:|
|Indoor shoes (slippers or shoes)
Note taking materials
Pencil or mechanical pencil with HB lead, and eraser
Scissors for cutting yarn and paper
Metric measuring tape (can be purchased at KTS for approx. 400 yen)
Calculator (or calculator app on phone)
After graduating with a BA in Fine Arts (Painting) from Kyoto Seika University, Emma Omote completed the 2 year course at Kawashima Textile School, majoring in Kimono. She continues to weave Kimono and has taught students from Japan and overseas at Kawashima Textile School since 2009.