Kogin sashimi kit Hinamatsuri 2023

◆Kogin sashimi kit Hinamatsuri 2023
We have introduced the Doll's Festival Kit 2021 and 2022 . Today is 2023. This design was inspired by a lecture held at the Asahi Culture Center Yokohama classroom in January 2023. Koginzashi kits to enjoy the season are often given as gifts, but the Doll's Festival kit is especially popular as a gift, along with helmet decoration kits.
The cloth is koginbank original kogin cloth, and the thread is hand-dyed kogin thread.

(Hand-dyed kogin thread on koginbank original kogin cloth)
◆Difficulty level and points

Difficulty level is 1. Since this was a course aimed at complete beginners , the design of previous Hinamatsuri kits was simplified to allow students to experience the basics of Kogin-zashi, and the support system in case you run into any problems with the instructions makes this kit as safe asa starter kit . . The difficulty level is 1 in terms of materials such as ease of handling the cloth and compatibility with the thread.

(Representing the retro Doll's Festival using Kogin thread)

◆Material introduction
koginbank original kogin cloth (100% cotton)
The height (tightness?) of each thread makes it easy to see the grain and weaving threads, and the pliability makes it easy to thread, making this kogin cloth easy on the eyes and hands for beginners. Since this is a course for beginners , I decided on this fabric from the beginning.

Handmade Fan Hand-dyed Kogin Thread We use Handmade Fan's thread for all color schemes, and there is no color conflict as there is a rich variety of colors and the color development is moderate. It goes well with koginbank's fabrics, and by simply flipping the yarn and threading it, you can create a piece with a smooth surface.

(It has a cute color scheme like chocolate)

◆What you can experience (How to enjoy Koginzashi)
⚪︎Enjoy combining traditional Kogin-zashi patterns⚪︎Enjoy the Doll's Festival and spring season with Kogin-zashi⚪︎Enjoy expressions by combining colors⚪︎Learn about the characteristics of koginbank original Kogin cloth
⚪︎Learn about the characteristics of hand-dyed kogin thread for fans of handwork
⚪︎Experience the joy of making Kogin embroidery on a gift ⚪︎Enjoy the experience of decorating it in an embroidery hoop⚪︎ (Please add more after you enjoy it)
◆Secret story behind the production As always, this time I just stitched it, put it in the embroidery frame, and shaped it as I wanted. This time I decided to use an embroidery hoop instead of the usual rectangular frame, so I had to redo things like the balance of the margins and how to use the side patterns many times, and I learned a lot during production .
On the day of the course, I was asked a lot of questions in front of me, and I am filled with gratitude to the people in charge of the Asahi Culture Center who gave me the opportunity to experience this. Thank you again to everyone who participated and had a great time.
(One of the prototypes, slowly approaching the finished product)
◆Kogin sashimi kit Hinamatsuri 2023 sales link

⚪︎Click here for the design and cloth set
⚪︎Click here for the pattern, fabric and thread set
⚪︎Click here for full rectangular frame set
⚪︎Click here for the full embroidery hoop set

Please continue to enjoy your fun Kogin time.