February 19, 2018

Sashiko Exhibition in Gifu | March 10th ~ 18th

Culture & Community Salon in SEINO | Information of Sashiko Exhibition in Gifu.

Otsuchi Recovery Sashiko Project | Sashiko Exhibition with their lecture, Keiko Futatsuya.


We are happy to announce that Otsuchi Sashiko Project is hosting their Sashiko Exhibition in Gifu Prefecture.

Keiko Futatsuya (Sashi.Co) is an advisor to Otsuchi Sashiko project regarding Sashiko technique and designing. It has been almost 6 years since Atsushi and Keiko had met to Otsuchi Sashiko Project. Over these years, their skills have been getting better and better. It is a great opportunity to enjoy, feel, and touch the power of hand-crafting.


Sashiko Exhibition


Sashiko is a form of stitching to strengthen the fabric. It was a wisdom of ordinary people in Japan to survive in poverty.

The simplicity of Sashiko helped to start the recovery project after the earthquake Japan. We have been seeing the power of hand-crafting to make a community, and the Otsuchi Sashiko project has been functioning as the community business.


To learn more about Sashiko, please visit http://upcyclestitches.com/ as the informative database regarding Sashiko.

The detail of Sashiko Exhibition

Here is the detail of Sashiko Exhibition. Please contact Atsushi or Keiko if you are interested (and happened to be in Japan during the period), so I will share the information on transportation.


Date: March 10th to March 18th in 2018

Location: Kasaju in Tsuchikawa Store


We offer Sashiko workshops and a panel discussion about the Otsuchi Project sharing how it was developed, what is their goal, and so on.

For workshops & listening to the lecture, you need to be able to understand Japanese. Please refer to the Japanese information link to get more detail information. Some opportunities require the reservation in advance.



We have a goal to host the Sashiko Exhibition in English, anywhere in the world. If you have any good idea to make it happen, please let us know.


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