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November 2013

Dyeing the color of autumn in Kamakura 1 night stay and a dyeing workshop

Dyeing the color of autumn in Kamakura
1 night stay and a dyeing workshop

Kamakura is surrounded by mountains where you find good varieties of plants.
In this event, you go into the field to take some plants for dyeing and learn how to dye with them at Khaju art space, a renovated Japanese old house. Lunch and sweets will be delivered by a popular deli “3p.m.” in Hayama. In the end of November, you would enjoy the autumnal leaf coloration in Kamakura. Why don’t you stay in Kamejikan and experience the Japanese tradtional style of dyeing ?

[Date]:November 29(Fri.) & 30(Sat.), 2013

◎Boil the plants taken from the field and you will dye a Furoshiki, the traditional wrapping cloth.
You will learn easy and safe basic technique of Japanese dyeing.
◎Lecture of plants by showing 200 samples of its dyed colors

[Stay] You will stay in a dormitory room in Kamejikan 

[Special offer ] A hand made rubber stamp for free


●Nov. 29(Fri.)

9:30 Meeting at Kamakura station east exit
10:00 Workshop at Khaju art space

12:30ー13:20 Lunch

15:30 Tea break

16:00 End of the workshop
17:00 Check-in at Kamejikan 
18:30~20:30 Dinner
20:30~Free time

●Nov. 30(Sat.)
7:30~9:00 Breakfast at Kamejikan any time you like
10:00 End of the event

[Fee]13800yen (Includes workshop, accommodation fee, insurance,lunch, sweets, breakfast. Transport fee and dinner is excluded)

[How to make a reservation]
Send us your name, number of persons and telephone no. with the title “Dyeing the color of automn in Kamakura in Nov.29&30 “ From the below link:
For cancellations a week before to on the day before arrival,
you will be charged 50% of the event fee, and for those on the
day of the event ,you will be charged 100% of the event fee
If you wish, we can send you the Furoshiki and the stamp.

[Things to carry with you]
◎ A pen, glove, shoes suitable for the field,
Pajamas, towels and teeth brush.

[Lecturer profile] Makiko Tanaka

Graduated Joshibi University of Art and Design. Runs Khaju art space with dyeing studio from 1997 in Nikaido, Kamakura by renovating 80years old house.
◎Khaju art space http://khaju.com

[Host]Kamejikan Guesthouse in Kamakura http://kamejikan.com
[Co-host]Khaju art space http://khaju.com
[Cooperation] 3p.m.http://3pmsanji.com/shop/

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