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Leaning Traditional Japanese Umbrella Making and take the one you made home as a gift to yourself or your love one!

Leaning Traditional Japanese Umbrella Making and take the one you made home as a gift to yourself or your love one!

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Snacks, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English and Japanese
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About your host

Hi, welcome to my shop. I am a master craftsman in traditional Edo-style umbrella making. I have over 25+ years of experience. First, I started making bags in my 20's then I've worked for the umbrella industry (including planning and production) for years. Last 10 years was a big challenge as the cheap vinyl umbrellas dominated the market and many long-established umbrella makers ended up…
Atsushi
Atsushi
Atsushi
Atsushi

What we’ll do

We'll meet at the "SHIN-OKACHIMACHI" station on Oh-edo Subway line. We'll walk for about 7-8 minutes along the Satake Shopping Street. You can see the old authentic shopping street of downtown Tokyo. After the workshop, freshly brewed coffee and some Japanese sweets will be served. You may enjoy talking about umbrella making, old authentic Japanese shops, or any topics you'd like to…

What else you should know

Guest, there's nothing particular to bring from home. Don't forget to bring your camera! Guest attending this workshop can purchase any shop's goods with 20% off from the regular price. This includes our handmade Japanese umbrellas, umbrellas planned and made in China, and rainy-day goods. With just additional ¥2,000, you may choose the fabric pattern of your choice from we have in stock. Please let us know your choice of the fabric and umbrella type (folding or long one) not later than one week in advance before the workshop. Prayer room is also available for Muslim participants.

What I’ll provide

freshly brewed coffee and/or tea
sewing needles and scissors
some sweets

What to bring

Guest, there's nothing particular to bring from home.

Atsushi
workshop
$84 per person
$84 per person