Category Archives: Minne

Art Fiber Endo

Next time we are in Kyoto we will probably be on the lookout for this shop, Art Fiber Endo. We love the collaboration between this specialty materials store and Kutani Tsutsumi, a pottery manufacturer established in 1860.  The shop offers supplies for making your own thimble and bamboo string tassels.  The exquisite tassels incorporate a hanging thread from above, a Kutani thimble as a cap and a tufted yarn for the skirt.  They also create other versions of tassels which we are anxious to see up close.

You can find Art Fiber Endo on their website, Facebook and Minne, a Japanese handmade marketplace.

Images:  Courtesy of Art Fiber Endo.

 

Wakaba

Found these intricate embroideries on Japanese handmade market site, Minne. We could not find much information on the maker which is typical of many Japanese site. What we were able to gather is that this gallery is known as the handicraft workshop, Wakaba, translated as “new leaves”. You can view more of her exquisite work on her Minne shop site.

Images: Courtesy of Wakaba.