Advanced Class 2019 Atlanta registration is still open and fabric order is available now!
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Advanced Class introduces more challenging designs to all students who have completed the first ten phases. At the present time, it is the highest level attainable to students of Japanese embroidery.
We are excited to announce to you about 2019 Advanced Class “Reminiscence of Battle” which will be held from April 4 - 8 at JEC in Atlanta. Please take this opportunity to reserve your seat.
The motif is called Gunbai, or “war fan” which is a fan-like device used by samurai commanders to direct troops during battle maneuvers, and as a symbol of rank.
From old days, this motif is used for ladies’ kimono and obi to wish for guidance during the ordeals and turning points of life. May the wearers be successful and achieve their aspirations.
I hope this class will provide a good opportunity to deepen the significance and experiment the techniques used for this particular design. Very importantly, we wish to honor each stitcher for her/his accumulated endeavors in life.
We will offer two versions, the design composition seen in the photo with back and front obi on page 10 of red cover Ondori book published in 1978, and the second will be the design of back obi only.
C19-01 Reminiscence of Battle (Front and back obi)
C19-03 Reminiscence of Battle (Back obi only)
Or You Can Bring Your Own Project
Do you have a challenging project that you always hoped to tackle or an appealing project in your stash? This is the perfect time to work on it!
You will also be able to start on your Fractal Project piece, which is growing in numbers and it will be exhibited in Nuido World Exhibition 2020 in Tokyo
We are very honored and thrilled to share this traditional, yet innovative design.