Kyo-Yuzen Hand Dyed Accessories Workshop in a Traditional Kyoto Machiya Instant Confirmation

Brightly dyed Kyo Yuzen fabrics

The intricate details of Kyo-Yuzen fabric.

Create your very own souvenir of Kyoto by joining in and learning the art of Kyo-Yuzen. This local dyeing technique creates bright, fantastic designs great for all ages.

  • Brightly dyed Kyo Yuzen fabrics
  • Holding a personally stenciled tapestry
  • Professional dyeing instructor and student
  • Child and parent making a kyo yuzen piece together
  • The serene outside of the Kyo-Yuzen workshop.
  • The entrance to Marumasu-Nishimuraya.
  • A fabulous hand-decorated eco-bag.

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.

Join the craftspeople of Marumasu-Nishimuraya, a 100 year-old business, and dye your very own item with step-by-step instructions. The traditional art of Surikomi Yuzen, a brush dye technique was created in the mid-18th century and has been the most popular way to dye kimono cloth ever since! Using paper stencils and ink, layers of color are carefully brushed onto fabric. Designs range from realistic flowers and plants to abstract designs. While a kimono takes days or weeks of work, you can make your own shopping bag, mini tapestry, T-shirt or cute mini tote in just a few hours!
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  • A fabulous hand-decorated eco-bag.
    A fabulous hand-decorated eco-bag.
Create a cute 19cm x 29cm tote bag, perfect for days around town.
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 dyeing materials / Souvenir
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Child (Age 3-12)
USD 24.41
USD 24.41
  • Unique Kyo-Yuzen dyed t-shirt
    Wear a piece of Kyo-Yuzen in style.
Set your style free with a shirt that is entirely yours!

Sizes: X^small up to x-large available.
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 dyeing materials / Souvenir
Package detail / Schedule
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2 Enter number of traveller
Adult
USD 24.41
USD 24.41
Child (Age 3-12)
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Adult
USD 24.41
USD 24.41
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 24.41
USD 24.41
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    A handcrafted Kyo-Yuzen tapestry.
Put a smile on your face every time you see your 30cm x 38cm mini tapestry hanging in your home.

Tapestry 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 dyeing materials / Souvenir
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Adult
USD 37.97
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USD 37.97
USD 37.97
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 37.97
USD 37.97
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    Hand decorate your own Kyo-Yuzen bag.
Create a personal tote bag with a lovely design.

Bag fabric: hemp & cotton blend.
  • 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 dyeing 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 at Marumasu-Nishimuraya
  • Choose your material and color
    Brightly dyed Kyo Yuzen fabrics Start by deciding the base color and style of your chosen item!
  • Choose your Design
    Professional dyeing instructor and student Choose from a range of stencils and find the one that speaks to you.
  • Layout and Coloring
    Child and parent making a kyo yuzen piece together Set your stencil up and lightly paint your creation. Repeat the process until your final design is complete!

    You can take your work home with you. Make sure to iron it before washing it, to help set the dyes.
  • Check-out at Marumasu-Nishimuraya
Notes
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  • All Packages
    • 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.
    • There is no minimum number of participants required for this activity.
    • 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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  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language Japanese
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