Step2 Mokume (wood grain) shibori

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Step2 Mokume (wood grain) shibori

・From step2 of Wanariya`s design class by sewing with thread, we will enter the stage of designing the pattern by sew it with thread.

Shibori technique of step2 is mokume (wood grain) shibori.

In Step2 Mokume (wood grain) shibori class, you can make Japanese towel or T-shirt.

It is possible to make the products listed below.

About mokume (wood grain) shibori

This is a shibori technique in which the fabric is sewn in parallel steps at intervals of 5 to 10 mm and squeezed.
Flat stitching is performed according to the lines of the fabric painted at regular intervals, and when it is tightened tightly to create irregular wrinkles and dyed, the dye does not enter the part tightened with the thread, and a streak pattern like wood grain is appeared.

Flow of Step2 Mokume (wood grain) shibori class

①Learn how to design

②Learn how to sew mokume shibori

③Learn how to squeeze mokume shibori

④After taking the course, you will complete the shibori design at home, and when it is completed, let’s Aizome dyeing!
If you want to apply Aizome dyeing to the finished work, you will need to make a new dyeing reservation. There is no charge for Aizome dyeing in the class.


Etsuko Kikuchi

Step2 Mokume shibori class price

Japanese towel¥20,500(including tax) → Advance payment discount ¥20,000(including tax)
T-shirt¥25,500(including tax) → Advance payment discount ¥25,000(including tax)

Class hours

10:00~12:00 (Negotiable depending on schedule)
(Required time 2 hours・You can take a break yourself)
※The time required varies from person to person, so it is a guide only.


Wanariya main workshop

〒111-0031 1st floor, 1-8-10, Senzoku, Taito-ku, Tokyo.

Transportation information by train10 minutes walk from Iriya Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (Exit 1)
10 minutes walk from Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station (Exit A2)

Precautions for join the class

※Only those who have completed the Step1 first class (required) can take the classes of steps 2 to 4.

※From step 2 of the design class by sewing with thread, you will be required to prepare needles, threads, chaco pens, etc. by yourself.
Please prepare those tools as the instructor will give you a text that describes what you need.

※Reservations for the design class by sewing with thread can only be made from this site’s advance payment reservation form.

※Dyeing work is not included in the first class. Only basic practice.
Steps 2 through 4 include dyeing after the design is complete.

※If you want to apply Aizome dyeing to the completed work from step 2 to step 4, you will need to make a new dyeing reservation. The Aizome dyeing fee for the class from step 2 to step 4 is free.

※Target age 12 years and over