着物が楽しい季節が始まりましたね。まいきちきものは模様替えの準備をしております。    The season of kimono has arrived! You can enjoy a lot. MAIKICHIKIMONO is going to be renewed soon.
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Yukata

All about yukata : from preparation to how to wear

  • 2020-05-04
  • 2020-07-22

Decorate the front of obi

Basic and simple obi knots such as bow knots, “bunko” knots, “kainokuchi” knots are also good…but sometimes I want to tie an obi decorative. How about you? Do you want to tie it more decorative? Be more creative. This time I’ll show you how to decorate the front of obi. Let’s try!

  • 2020-05-04
  • 2020-09-02

How to tie yukata obi “weeping cherry”

“Hanhaba-obi”, or a half-width obi is very easy to handle. There are so many ways to tie. I’m going to show you how to tie “weeping cherry. It’s the easiest way of tying obi for “yukata”. Also it’s good for “kimono”. This time we use a 3.5m half-width obi. I’m right handed. If you are left handed, all directions of obi are opposite. Let’s get started!  

  • 2020-05-04
  • 2020-09-02

How to put on yukata part 2 :  from straighten “ohashori” to putting on “obiita”

Are you ready to the next step?  Okay, get started!   Click here if you want to review the part 1.   Make sure your collar ends 1. Make sure that the left end of the collar is firmly held by the the “koshihimo”.    2. Carefully pull out the collar end above the “koshihimo” so as “shitamae” or the right part not to get loose.   maikichi You can’t usually see inside, so the model took off the sleeve to make it visible.   Straighten “ohashori” tuck 3. Put the hands in the center of the back.     4. Move the hands from the center to both sides to make the “ohashori” tuck line sharp.     5. Put the left hand inside the right […]

  • 2020-05-04
  • 2020-09-02

How to put on yukata part 1 : from putting on “yukata” to tying “koshihimo”

Hi, yukata lovers, thank you for visiting my blog! I’m going to show you how to put on “yukata”. Are you ready? Let’s do it!!   Put “yukata” on and center the back seam   maikichi Stand straight with your feet together and look straight ahead. Don’t move your upper body as much as possible.   1. Put “yukata” on and slide your arms through the sleeves.     2. Match the two short lines on the collar called “kake-eri” to wear the “yukata” symmetrical. If the collar has no lines, hold it equally.     3. Hold the collar and the back seam and move them back and forth to center the back seam. Pull the back seam down to open a preferred space at the […]

  • 2020-05-04

Select a favorite yukata

Hi ladies, it’s about time to prepare yukata! In Japan, hot days will come soon. Have you ever been to Japan in summer? It is very hot and humid because the rainy season and typhoons bring. Yukata is made of cotton. It absolves your perspiration well. Recently, various kinds of patterns, colors and sizes have increased in yukata. Yes, yukata has become one of the popular summer fashion items.   Select a favorite yukata Get the right sized yukata for you. When you pick one, you should try on yukata and obi, and look at a mirror. Make sure that suites you. Refer to 3 tips of wearing kimono beautifully     Yukata fabric Cotton, linen, and hemp-cotton fabric.   Cotton Depending on the thickness of the yarn […]

  • 2020-05-04
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Underwear for kimono and yukata

Choosing undergarments is very important. By selecting the appropriate undergarments, you look beautiful and feel comfortable. There are a few things to keep in mind when choosing them.

  • 2020-05-04
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Sewing yukata : composing Patterns

“Composing Patterns” can be said that it is the real pleasure of sewing kimono. It is extremely interesting but hard work. This time I tried a patterned “yukata“.

  • 2020-05-04
  • 2020-05-27

Sewing yukata : soaking and lining up texture

Here is an airy cotton fabric woven by thick and thin threads. That pattern is the combination of peonies and thin grasses (botan to tsuyushiba). That’s my favorite.   Okay, let’s soak the fabric!

>Online Kimono Lesson in English

Online Kimono Lesson in English

英語で着付けをしてみませんか?新しい世界が広がります。もっと知りたい!
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