Japanese traditional “Shimenawa” wreath online workshop with Ritsuko Yamashita


Sat 05 Dec 2020 10:30 - 12:30

Book Before 17:00 Sun 29 Nov 2020

Fee: £40.00 | Platform: ZOOM

Japanese Traditional “Shimenawa” Wreath online workshop with Ritsuko Yamashita (Part1)

Join Ritsuko to make a traditional Japanese new year decoration influenced wreath using “Shimenawa” & “Mizuhiki” imported directly from Japan to decorate your home during this year’s festive season.

“Shimenawa” are typically seen at Shrines in Japan and are most popularly used as a home decoration during the new year festive season to welcome gods who bring happiness and luck for the new year.  “Mizuhiki” is traditionally and very commonly used in the present-day as a decorative ornament for ceremonial stationary, accessories and beyond. ( Above images show how Shimenawa is used at Shrine and home in Japan and Mizuhiki envelops used for ceremonial occasions.) 

Ritsuko has carefully chosen materials to make a beautiful Japanese influenced “Shimenawa” wreath to decorate your home during this year’s Christmas and New Year holiday which are included in the ticket price. 

A free “Mizuhiki” envelop will be sent to first 3 person to buy a ticket.

  • Date:    5th December 2020, Saturday
  • Time:   10:30-12:30 (2 hours lesson,10 minutes break in between)
  • Instructor’s profile:   Ritsuko Yamashita
  • Ticket Price:  £40 – including materials and shipping within the UK (Limited number of tickets available for this workshop.)
  • Ticket sales will close at 5pm on 29th November 2020, Sunday.
  • Online tool:   ZOOM (link will be sent to you after your purchase**)
  • Precautions:   15yrs old and over

Please read the Terms carefully and make sure that you understand them before you submit your form.

**If you don’t receive any information one day before the class, please send an email here: sales@hyperjapan.co.uk

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Image of work you will make at the workshop 

Workshop plan

Please be prepared 10 minutes before the workshop starts.

  1. Meet and Greet.
  2. Introduction to “Shimenawa” and its history.
  3. Introduction to “Mizuhiki” and its history.
  4. Demonstration
  5. Time for designing with Q&A
    (10 minutes Break)
  6. Decorating your wreath
  7. Q&A
    (finish workshop)

Material Pack included in the ticket

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*Image of the material pack (Diameter of wreath is roughly 18cm) which will be sent directly by the instructor closer to the workshop date.
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* A free “Mizuhiki” envelop gift may vary in design and colour.