Hello.We are “Washi labo TOKYO”We make and sell traditional Japanese paper and mizuhiki products.We also hold workshops.I will introduce what kind of curriculum is available.My shop has a mascot cat. (calico cat)You can attend workshops with her.こんにちは。ショップ「和紙ラボTOKYO」を運営する東京和紙の篠田です。手すき和紙や水引商品を販売していますが、ワークショップも開催しています。どんなワークショップがあるかをご紹介します。ショップには看板猫がおりますので、一緒に参加することができますよ。このページは、海外の方向けになっています。日本の方は、下記ショップサイトからご覧ください。
At the workshop, you can make a postcard.You can choose one of three.Vegetables, Cotton fiber, Omikuji paperWe use Vegetables that can’t be eaten and Cotton fiber and Omikuji paper’s been finished their role.The Washi paper is dried and you can take it home.While it is drying, I will show you how Japanese paper is made.Workshop Time : About 30~45min @￥2,200-(tax included)Advance reservations are generally required.
Hand-made Japanese paper2
At the workshop, you can make two postcards.You can choose two of them.Vegetables, Cotton fiber, Omikuji paper You can also choose one from the experience of making raw materials for Japanese paper.Hyouhitori（peel off outside bark), Chiriyori(removing specks), Dakai(beating)While it is drying, I will explain how to make Japanese paper.Workshop Time : About 60min @￥3,300-(tax included)Advance reservations are generally required.
Hand-made Japanese paper3
At the workshop, you can make three postcards and an A5 size paper.First, make white washi paper.Next, You can choose one of them.Vegetables, Cotton fiber, Omikuji paper You can also experience making three Japanese paper materials.Hyouhitori（peel off outside bark), Chiriyori(removing specks), Dakai(beating)Workshop Time : About 120min @￥5,500-(tax included)Advance reservations are generally required.
Mizuhiki Awaji knot and Washi paper charm Keyring
Even those who tie mizuhiki for the first time can participate.Mizuhiki is traditional Japanese paper strings.I think the colors of the strings I use are the most Beautiful in Japan.Mizuhiki knots are known to bring us good fortune in Japan.We made Orijinal Japanese paper by adding Omikuji paper.Omikuji is called Japanese style fortune telling paper(slip).We use Omikuji paper’s finished their role.(We make Japanese paper using the traditional way.)You can choose your favorite mizuhiki.The key ring can’t be torn in water in the rain.Workshop Time : About 60min @￥2,750-(tax included)
Mizuhiki SAKURA(cherry blossoms) knot and Washi paper charm Keyring
Even those who tie mizuhiki for the first time can participate.Mizuhiki is a traditional Japanese paper string.I think the colors of the strings I use are the most Beautiful in Japan.Mizuhiki knots are known to bring us good fortune in Japan.Tie a single mizuhiki into the shape of a cherry blossom.You can choose from various pinks.There are many Washi (Japanese papers) with cherry blossom patterns printed on them.You can choose your favorite Washi paper.The key ring can’t be torn in water in the rain.Workshop Time : About 60min @￥2,750-(tax included)
Goshuin notebook workshop made with Japanese paper
In this workshop, you will make a notebook called “Goshuincho”.In Japan, we go around temples and shrines and collect in that notebooks with scarlet and black seals of temples and shrines.There are more and more people from overseas who collect them now.You can make your own original notebook.1, Choose your favorite Japanese paper and make a cover.2, Glue the notebook inside and the cover.(The notebook inside is a bellow folding)3, Choose one from two shrines and move on footTorigoe Shrine or Shitaya ShrineBoth are about 15 minutes walk from the shop.4, Visit and receive a red stamp.(The workshop fee does not include the stamp fee, so please pay yourself.)The Japanese paper on the cover is the Japanese paper I made.Dyed Japanese paper and printed designs are available.We also have Japanese paper with our shop’s mascot cat drawn on it.Workshop Time : About 90min @￥4,400-(tax included)
*Cancellations can be made up to 3 days before the event date.After that, the entry fee cannot be refunded.*I speak only a little English.Simple explanations will be given in English, but we will use an interpreter app for questions.I can provide materials written in English.*If you don’t like cats or have allergies, please let us know in advance.*The cat will be moved to another room, but please be aware that there will be some of her hair in the shop.*The Japanese paper-making workshop can be attended by 6 years old and above.*Mizuhiki knot workshop and Goshuin notebook workshop can be attended from the age of 10.*Please contact us in advance if you have any questions.
For those who want to participate in the workshop
If you would like to participate in the above workshop, please contact us from the inquiry form.
We will inform you of the schedule and payment method by e-mail later.Fees are generally paid in advance.You can pay with wize or paypal.If you have any questions, please send us a message from the inquiry form.We sincerely look forward to your participation.