Colorful dyeing experience of hand towels from ancient Japan

[Experience flow]
Tenugui creates patterns using the traditional technique of tie-dyeing.

・ Look forward to what patterns will appear! Marble aperture
・ Ripple stop reminiscent of the waves in Setouchi
・ Snow flower squeeze that produces flower-like patterns.

You can choose two colors from over 200 colors.
Please be assured that we will support you in selecting colors and color schemes.

When the aperture and color are ready, it’s time to dye.

Wear an apron, gloves and arm cover.
 Please be assured that you can experience dyeing without getting dirty.

Use a dropper for dyeing.

After dyeing work, remove the apron and take a break with a drink.

Once processing is complete,
Take a commemorative photo with a towel.

We will send you photos on Facebook and Instagram.
Please register as a friend if you like.

When the commemorative photo is over,
I will give you a wrapping.

We will introduce other fashionable shops and sightseeing spots where you can fully enjoy Fukuyama.
Please feel free to ask the staff.

[Recommended points]
・ 10 minutes on foot from JR Fukuyama Station! Accessible by bicycle or car.
-Experience in any weather! Even children can enjoy dyeing easily.
-Perfect for souvenirs! You can enjoy Japanese culture dyed.
・ The shop staff will introduce you to recommended spots in Fukuyama near you.
・ You can bring the dyed items back on the day.

【Precautions】
-Depending on the number of workers and the dyeing work time, the entire experience time may be prolonged.
・ Please come in dirty clothes. *
・ Aprons and gloves can be borrowed free of charge.
・ You can participate from one person, not just a group.
・ Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian.
・ After the dyeing experience, a service drink is included.
We also introduce recommended sightseeing spots nearby.

* Duration: 1 hour
* Starts: Fukuyama, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Craft Classes




[Experience flow]
Tenugui creates patterns using the traditional technique of tie-dyeing.

・ Look forward to what patterns will appear! Marble aperture
・ Ripple stop reminiscent of the waves in Setouchi
・ Snow flower squeeze that produces flower-like patterns.

You can choose two colors from over 200 colors.
Please be assured that we will support you in selecting colors and color schemes.

When the aperture and color are ready, it’s time to dye.

Wear an apron, gloves and arm cover.
 Please be assured that you can experience dyeing without getting dirty.

Use a dropper for dyeing.

After dyeing work, remove the apron and take a break with a drink.

Once processing is complete,
Take a commemorative photo with a towel.

We will send you photos on Facebook and Instagram.
Please register as a friend if you like.

When the commemorative photo is over,
I will give you a wrapping.

We will introduce other fashionable shops and sightseeing spots where you can fully enjoy Fukuyama.
Please feel free to ask the staff.

[Recommended points]
・ 10 minutes on foot from JR Fukuyama Station! Accessible by bicycle or car.
-Experience in any weather! Even children can enjoy dyeing easily.
-Perfect for souvenirs! You can enjoy Japanese culture dyed.
・ The shop staff will introduce you to recommended spots in Fukuyama near you.
・ You can bring the dyed items back on the day.

【Precautions】
-Depending on the number of workers and the dyeing work time, the entire experience time may be prolonged.
・ Please come in dirty clothes. *
・ Aprons and gloves can be borrowed free of charge.
・ You can participate from one person, not just a group.
・ Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian.
・ After the dyeing experience, a service drink is included.
We also introduce recommended sightseeing spots nearby.

Itinerary

Fukuyama City has long flourished in the cotton and dyeing industries.
Iwase Shoten, which operates Somerabo in this area, has been supporting the local dyeing industry as a dye shop for over 100 years.

Tenugui is a towel from ancient Japan.

Tenugui creates a pattern using a technique called tie-dyeing.
You can choose one pattern from 3 types.

You can choose two colors from over 200 colors.

Dyed towels can be decorated as tapestry.
It’s perfect as a gift for someone special or as a souvenir for yourself.

Of course, the experience of dyeing SOMELABO is OK by hand.
You can take what you make that day.

The dyeing experience and fun communication with the staff is like a party.
Enjoy wonderful memories and colors of Setouchi as a souvenir!