Art Workshop: Weaving Japanese Sanada-Himo bands
Come and enjoy a creative weaving workshop led by expert weaver Susan J Foulkes.
Sanada-Himo are traditional woven bands from Japan used to tie scrolls and boxes, and used in making samurai armour.
In this creative workshop, led by expert designer / weaver Susan J. Foulkes, you will learn about the origins and uses of sanada-himo and create your own woven band to take home.
In the workshop you will receive all the equipment required for the activity and to continue weaving at home, including a ready warped heddle, shuttle, backstrap, instruction and pattern booklet and a spare warp and weft.
No experience necessary. Suitable for aged 16 plus. There are limited places available at this workshop.
£25 per person. Advance payment will be taken on booking.
For further information and to book, contact the Oriental Museum either by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephone on 0191 3345691.