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Watch a textile master at work

1 reviewFujisawa, Japan

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Experience hosted by Kyoko

2.5 hours
Includes transport
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English, Japanese

What you'll do

Visit a family-owned furoshiki textile factory

See how furoshiki—a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth— is produced, from template production to dyeing and quality control. Furoshiki can be used in many different ways, even as bags, and each furoshiki cloth has its own story of design, modeling, coloring, and sewing. We'll meet Mr. Fukuda, the owner of a furoshiki printing facility, who's carrying on a 50-year family tradition and has dyed furoshiki since he was in kindergarten.

What's included

  • Transport
    Round trip Taxi cost from Chogo station to Mr. Fukuda's printing factory. (...
From ₹2,916
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Kyoko

Host on Airbnb since 2012
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I'm the founder of LINK, which makes traditional Japanese furoshiki using modern textile design. I look forward to sharing this authentic Japanese craft with people from around the world.
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Where you'll be

We'll visit a family-owned furoshiki printing factory in Fujisawa, a residential area just outside of Tokyo. We'll meet at Chogo station on the Odakyu line and take a short taxi to the factory.

1 review

March 2018
an excellent opportunity to see screen printing in action in japan

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Please note there are no restaurants near Chogo station, although there is a supermarket.