Shibori Craftsman Shop
is attached to the Kyoto shibori museum, a variety of original items, scarves, bags, fabrics and souvenirs are sold at a direct sale price.
The shibori craftsman shop has an online shop (this site), also phone and e-mail orders are acceptable too.
Domestic shipping 100 yen ~ International shipping 790 yen ~
Shibori craftsman shop attached to the Kyoto Shibori Museum, selling 4 original brand products produced
by Kyoto shibori craftsmen Kyoto Koueikai.
Furisode, Tomesode, Houmonngi, komon, obi, yukata, Nagajyuban, haori, half-width obi, Nagoya obi
Scarves, shawls, neck chiefs, stoles, handbags, shoulder bags, parasols, hats, ties, tablecloths, cloaks, coats
Pouch, hand towel, handkerchief, red stamp book, beads, hair elastic, hair ornament, glasses case, seal case, festive bag, purse, pass case, dinner chief
*You can also purchase the scraps.
Kyoto shibori craftsmen
The Kyoto Koueikai is a group of artisans who protect and convey the traditional Kyokanoko Shibori, one of Japan's leading traditional crafts.
The group was formed in 1939 by a group of craftsmen, who originally started from a fellowship of craftsmen.
For shibori-dyeing, all the various manual processes are performed by division of labor, and it is important to teamwork between craftsmen and coordinate the craftsmen.
Our manufacturing is from pattern design to pattern-cutting, drawing, dyeing, thread untying, and finishing.
Some works take more than a year to build.
Succession of shibori techniques
The skills of each craftsman are passed down from parent to child, and some members of the Kyoto koueikai work together for three generations.