Shibori workshops in Arimatsu

Do you like to experience Shibori making or learn about Arimatsu Shibori tie-dyeing?

There are some workshops available for both casual experience of 2 hours and serious learning of a few days. Here, some workshops are presented but there are several more.

Experience the Arimatsu Shibori tie-dying at Yamagami Shoten

Experience the Arimatsu Shibori tie-dyeing at Yamagami Shoten

Yamagami Shoten offers a tie-dyeing workshop. (Advance reservation required.) Experience dyeing a handkerchief, Tenugui towel, or a stole. (Fee from 1,000 yen depending on the material used.) Workshop duration is around 2 hours.

Let us look into one of the typical Arimatsu tie-dyeing techniques, the "Kumo-shibori". The final output varies according to the person who makes it and how the cloth is being tied. You can choose your own color and style. Make your original piece, the only one in the world.

Experience the Arimatsu Shibori tie-dying at Yamagami Shoten

Cloth before dyeing, which has been tied with a thread.

Experience the Arimatsu Shibori tie-dying at Yamagami Shoten

dyeing process

Experience the Arimatsu Shibori tie-dying at Yamagami Shoten

Removing the thread.

Experience the Arimatsu Shibori tie-dying at Yamagami Shoten

Done!