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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  • 2020-05-04
  • 2020-09-02

How to tie “obijime” and “obiage”

“Obijime” is a decorative cord to hold the obi in place. It is a very important cord.  By firmly tying, the “obi” shape is fixed. “Obijime” has two types “round and flat”. The flat type has two sides. So please be careful not to be upside down when you tie it. A knot I show you is the most basic one called “hon-musubi”.    “Obiage” is a decorative long cloth supporting the shape of “otaiko” on the back by covering the pad called “obimakura”.  A knot I show you is the most basic one called “hon-musubi”. 

  • 2020-05-04
  • 2020-09-01

How to tie Nagoya obi “ichijudaiko”

The next step is tying obi. I’m going to show you how to tie “ichijudaiko” with Nagoya obi. “Ichuju” literally means one layer and “daiko” means a drum. “Daiko” is usually pronounced  “taiko” in one word. It looks like a drum or drum-shaped bridge in a Japanese garden. This is the most basic way of tying.  If you learn this, you can go anywhere. So let’s get started!

  • 2020-05-04
  • 2020-07-22

How to tie Nagoya obi “tsunodashi”

The next step is tying obi. This time I’m going to show you how to tie “tsunodashi” without “obimakura”, a pad for obi. It is very casual and easy to tie. You can do it!   Click here if you want to review how to put on kimono.     Preparation Things you need are… Nagoya obi Obijime Obiage Karihimo (koshihimo) Gauze  (30 X length of your opened arms) Elastic band Have you folded your Nagoya obi into “kari-datami”? If you haven’t done yet, please refer to the video below.     Put your “obiage” and a gauze string together with an elastic band like the photo below.     Tie “obi”  Wrap the obi and tighten it 1. Take the end of the half-width part […]

  • 2020-05-04
  • 2020-05-19

Preparation for kimono lessons

The first thing is preparation. It is very important because kimono needs many accessories. Place kimono, obi and accessories in order to wear, and you can put on them smoothly.   Things you prepare Do you have a favorite kimono and obi? Do you have the necessary kimono accessories?   Select items  They are for wearing kimono and tying “tsunodashi” (above ). kimono nagajuban under garment Nagoya obi obiage cloth obijime cord underwear (kimono slip / hadajuban and susoyoke / your daily one without pad for bra. ) towels/padding munahimo, koshihimo, karihimo (They are all the same with different names.) Korin belt (you can use a string but I recommend the belt especially beginners.) 2 datejime belts gauze for tying obi (about 30 cm x your height.) obiita […]

>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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