Learn about the traditional Japanese art, Furoshiki â wrapping presents and objects into a piece of silk cloth. You will also go shopping for a beautiful furoshiki for your future wrapping needs during this 2 hour class. Furoshiki skill will revolutionize the way you wrap presents for your dear ones: forget the wrapping paper and instead use a beautiful handkerchief, which can make a great present on its own. Furoshiki features many different ways to wrap a present of any shape and size.
The art of furoshiki does not only provide a beautifully and originally wrapped present â the wrapping itself makes a wonderful present and can be used in the future by the receiver for many purposes. Furoshiki can also be used to carry items on daily basis.
The tour will begin at the Fushimi station and head to a nearby shop for Furoshiki fabric shopping. Here, you will be able to buy many sheets of any fabric you like. After shopping, you will go to Nishiasahi and have class.
During the class, your guide will explain to you regarding how to choose the appropriate fabric and help you pick the most suitable size and color.Â
At Nishiasahi, your teacherÂ will tell you about the origins and history of Furoshiki and the etiquette that comes with using it properly. You guide will then learnÂ several ways to wrap various objects. You will be able to wrap bottles, books, and other more complicated objects by the end of this class.Â
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Adult pricing applies to all travelers