Himo ( cord ) & Nuno ( Fabric )
"Himo" (cord) and "Zaiku" (craftmanship), is the Japanese art of working with cord. It consist of "Kumihimo" (cord braiding), Musubi Himo (Cord knotting) etc.
"Tsumami zaiku" is the art of folding material made from small, square-cut pieces of cloth that is pinched and folded with tweezers. It originated about 200 years ago during the Edo period.
"Wa-Fuu Kazari" means Japanese style Ornaments
  • KimeKomi Kimekomi literally means "to tuck into a groove". it is a technique where a pattern is drawn and then cut on a surface such as smooth foam, where Fabric is then placed over the pattern and tucked into the cuts. Kimekomi was developed in the 18th century in Japan as a doll making technique.
  • Oshie-e Oshi-e which literally means "Pressed Picture", is a traditional Japanese craft since the Edo period. Like a jigsaw puzzle, the picture is made up of many pieces. Each piece is wrapped in beautiful kimono fabric or paper, padded with cotton in between, and is nailed/glued together to create a three-dimensionally raised ornament.
  • Tsurushi Bina ( Hanging hina dolls )
  • Basic Material in Japanese craft