Tag - 浴衣の作り方

「注染」How to: Yukata Pt.2 / Chuusen dyeing

※Continued from my previous article / 前回の記事の続きです To continue the journey of my original yukata let us take a look at the next step: Fabric dyeing. In this case the traditional Japanese dyeing method called: 伝統的なオリジナル浴衣の旅の続きです。ついに、染めに入ります: Chuusen (注染) This craft of dyeing has been invented in the Meiji period (1868-1912) in Osaka and is a very practical way of dyeing a long bolt of fabric at once. My fabric was dyed in Hamamatsu though. 明治時代の大阪で生まれた染め技術「注染(ちゅうせん)」は12mの反物を染めるために便利な方法だそうです。 今回は静岡県浜松市の染め工房さんに染めて頂きました。 The steps look like this: ① Adding of paste For kimono and yukata usually...

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「浴衣の型紙」How to: Yukata Pt.1 / Traditional stencil cutting

For a long time I wanted to make my own design kimono or yukata the traditional way. In April I finally went onto a tiny journey to make this happen. 前から自分でデザインした着物が欲しかった。そして伝統的な技術を味わいながら作品を作る夢がありました。 そして、ついに今年の4月にその夢は現実になった! Here is my story. How to: Yukata Part 1 - Japanese stencil cutting 浴衣の作り方:パート1 ー 着物の型紙を彫る Before departing I found some information about a newly to be opened place where you can cut your own stencil the traditional way. In the old time, main supplier of stencils for all over Japan came from south of Nagoya. Ise-Katagami...

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