Keiko SHIRAKABA masters sashiko, a traditional embroidery technique used for creating quilted clothes. She mostly makes Japanese coats called hanten, which were truly popular at the end of the Edo period for their patterns representing traditional Japanese tattoos.
This year, she will come to the festival to present you her work at the WABI SABI area alongside many craftsmen ready to make you discover the wealth of Japanese folklore!
Find Keiko SHIRAKABA's creations on sur www.sashiko-hanten.jp/s
A word on the art of clothing and accessories
Traditional Japanese accessories and clothes have been seducing the world for years. Kimono, purses, jewels, brooches, they are all loved for their bright colors, their sophisticated patterns, or their high manufacturing quality. Thanks to craftsmen's meticulous work, these creations are easily wearable and have become an essential element for all fashion lovers.