Traditional Hand-Dyeing Workshop Kyo-Yuzen Course in a Machiya (Level 1)

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Great for all ages!

The art of Kyo-Yuzen has been a part of the crafting culture of Kyoto
for hundreds of years. Now you too can create a one-of-a-kind hand-dyed work of art.

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Special Gift For Children! (until 2016/12/31)

For children in elementary school and under will receive a cute pair of socks or badge with a Kyoto-style design!

Applicable for children in elementary school and under that has made bookings through VELTRA only.

The traditional art of "Surikomi Yuzen" (Yuzen-style brush dye technique) was created in the mid-18th century and has been the most popular way to dye kimono cloth ever since. The craftsmen of Marumasu-Nishimuraya, a 100 year-old business, will take you step-by-step as you make your own masterpiece.

Using paper stencils and ink, layers of color are carefully brushed onto fabric. Designs range from realistic flowers and plants to abstract designs. Sit with the craftsmen as they help you create Kyo-Yuzen pieces, such as handkerchiefs, mobile phone cases or Japanese fans. "
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USD 11.75
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USD 11.75
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    Make a colorful handkerchief for you or as a gift!
Size: 36cm x 36cm
Fabric: cotton
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking instructor / Kyo-Yuzen instructions in Japanese, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese and English / Kyo-Yuzen materials / Souvenir
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Smart Phone/ Digital Camera Case
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USD 15.36
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USD 15.36
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USD 15.36
USD 15.36
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 15.36
USD 15.36
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    Carry your cell phone or camera in style.
Size: 8.5cm x 13.5cm
Fabric: cotton
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking instructor / Kyo-Yuzen instructions in Japanese, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese and English / Kyo-Yuzen materials / Souvenir
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Adult
USD 17.17
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USD 17.17
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Child (Age 3-12)
USD 17.17
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    A beautiful Kyo-Yuzen placemat.
Size: 44cm x 34cm
Fabric: hemp
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking instructor / Kyo-Yuzen instructions in Japanese, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese and English / Kyo-Yuzen materials / Souvenir
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Adult
USD 16.27
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USD 16.27
USD 16.27
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 16.27
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    Perfect for pens and pencils.
Size: 20cm x 15cm
Fabric: hemp/cotton
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking instructor / Kyo-Yuzen instructions in Japanese, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese and English / Kyo-Yuzen materials / Souvenir
Package detail / Schedule
Small Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth
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USD 19.88
USD 19.88
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USD 19.88
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USD 19.88
USD 19.88
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 19.88
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    Wrap presents and belongings in a furoshiki.
Size: 45cm x 48cm
Fabric: polyester chirimen
  • Available: Daily
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  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking instructor / Kyo-Yuzen instructions in Japanese, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese and English / Kyo-Yuzen materials / Souvenir
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Starting time: 09:00 - 17:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 (Hide details)
  • 08:50 Check-in
  • Arrive at Marumasu-Nishimuraya
  • Choose your material and color
  • Choose your design
  • Create your design using the design sheets and a brush
  • By layering the designs, complete your unique work of art!
Notes
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The Marumasu-Nishimuraya is open daily (excluding Jan 1st to 3rd) from 09:00 - 17:00. All courses end at 19:00 and one project will take approximately 1 - 1.5 hours to complete.
    • For groups of 6-19 people, please reserve your activity at least 4 days in advance. For groups of 20 or more, please reserve your activity at least 14 days in advance.
    • This tour will be held only in Japanese, however for small groups, lessons can be held in simple English with English pamphlets and gestures.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 11.75
From USD 11.75

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Language Japanese
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by: Maasa
I had a great time enjoying the yuzen dyeing in a relaxed atmosphere. I dyed a handkerchief, but I ...more
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