Recommended Reservation Available

Make a Key Chain from Kimono Fabric in a Café

Choose your favorite fabric from the thousands of colorful kimono pieces and create a one-of-a-kind brooch. Interact with the heart of upcycling, which is linked to the town’s history of sericulture. Bring home a souvenir representing “the unique beauty of Japan.” After creating your accessory, enjoy a drink and baked good from the café menu.

 Operation Period

All year round, weekdays only. (Excludes Saturdays, Sundays, and weekday holidays).

 Time Required

About 1 hour.

 Number of Participants

2〜10people

Price

7,700 JPY– (tax included)


Create a one-of-a-kind key chain accessory from kimono fabric selected from thousands of pieces. Learn about the recycling culture passed down in Japan, the current state of clothing recycling, and Kissho patterns in kimono fabric. To commemorate your trip to Japan, create a one-of-a-kind Japanese beauty to take home as a souvenir. After you enjoy the production work, enjoy your favorite drinks and baked goods from the cafe menu.

【Schedule】
1.Learn about the upcycling culture and spirit of Japan
2.Study the meaning and beauty of ancient Japanese patterns
3.Select your kimono fabric
4.Create your key chain
5.Enjoy tea time (drink & baked good)
6.Select the pattern of your FUGURO (kimono fabric purse) souvenir

Kimono patterns are filled with the thoughts of past generations. Those include good health, good relationships, good luck, desire to improve skills, etc. Knowing the hidden meanings of the gorgeous patterns will help you understand the desires and hopes of the fabric maker. Let’s discover the meaning of each pattern and feel the differences between various kimono fabric materials such as silk and cotton while making a key chain from your favorite pattern!


Experience Program NameMake a Key Chain from Kimono Fabric in a Café
Activity LocationAtelier & Cafe Nakamachi Café
Operator NameWATALIS Co., Ltd.
Telephone Number0223-23-1975
URLhttps://www.watalis.co.jp/
Time RequiredAbout 1 hour.
Operation PeriodAll year round, weekdays only. (Excludes Saturdays, Sundays, and weekday holidays).
Start Time10:00~15:00 Please select the desired time when you apply.
Minimum number of participants2people
Maximum number of participants10people
Reservation Deadline7 days before by 15:00
About suspension of the activityIn case of cancellation, you will be contacted by the organizer.
Important notes regarding participation・Participants should be aged 10 or older. (If participant under 10 wishes to join, please consult in advance.)
・Application Deadline:5business days in advance by 15:00.
Price
Make a Key Chain from Kimono Fabric in a Café experience fee7,700 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceExperience fee, materials cost, handicraft tool rental fee, instruction fee, drink fee, baked goods fee, souvenir (kimono fabric purse FUGURO + your favorite color lip balm), consumption tax.
Method of PaymentPlease pay by cash or card payment on the day. (Available cards: Visa, Master Card...)
Electronic money available (Suica, iD, LINE Pay...)
About cancellations and changesIf you wish to cancel or change your reservation, please contact us immediately. Requests for changes may not be available depending on the time and reservation situation.
Cancellation Policy・5~3 days before: 20%
・2 days before: 50%
・Same day: 100%
Special GiftSouvenir (your favorite color kimono fabric purse FUGURO + lip balm).
Meeting Spot22 Azanakamachi, Watari-cho, Watari-gun 989-2351
Meeting TimePlease come by your reserved time.
Access<By Public Transportation> 
12-minute walk from JR Watari Station (Joban Line)

<By Car> 
10-minute drive from Joban Expressway Watari
ParkingYes
Restroom, small item gift shop gallery.
Barrier-free AccessNo
About Guides and ToursStaff will lead the experience.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese
Support is available if accompanied by interpreters.