“Kurashi no Ichi: The Winter 2018 Edition” : Workshop Information 2



[Kurashi no Ichi summary in Japanese]
[Workshop information in Japanese]]
Date: Saturday December 8th and Sunday December 9th, 2018
Market hours: 10:00–15:00
Place: At the auditorium and lecture room of the Sugimura Jun Museum of Art (Shiogama City), 30 minutes east of Sendai.

“Kurashi no Ichi” is a local farmer’s and handicraft market under the theme of “Enrich your daily life with wisdom and fresh ideas”.

You will find attractive food stands furnished by local stores, featuring locally-grown vegetables, tableware, woodworks, antique goods, handmade goods, plants and so on.

This event is sure to freshen and spice up your everyday life!

・Admission is free but some workshops require an application and an entrance fee to join.
・Please use the special parking space or public transport to come to the venue.


Workshops available on both days (December 8th and 9th)

the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics with gold workshop
by et craft
*Price: 3,000 yen (without shipping charge)
*Times: 1) 10:00 – 12:00 or 2) 13:00 – 15:00
(* Reservations are not available from 10:00 to 12:00 on December 9th.)
*For other times, you can make an advance reservation. Click here to join.
*Please bring your own broken ceramics to use for this workshop. Up to three pieces are preferred. Please note that excessively damaged ceramic pieces might not be suitable for repair.
*Repaired ceramics need to be dried for several weeks. Please pick them up at the museum, or we can send them to you (domestic delivery only). By delivery, shipping fee may vary depending on the size of the ceramic.
Make-Your-Own DIY Christmas Gift Box with Masking Tapes
– A workshop by shimaumafive
*No admission fee and you can join at any time.
*Please bring your empty box or you can also use the empty boxes we will prepare.
Make-Your-Own Bath Bomb and Aromatic Air Freshener
– A workshop by natural.smile.design.
*Price: 500 yen
*You can join at any time.

Workshops available on December 8th only

“Let’s Make a Dried Lacquer Brooch!”
by Fablab SENDAI -FLAT
This workshop shows you how to make your own special lacquer brooch!
Made from a 1 mm thick sheet shaped material called “dried lacquer sheet”, learn the traditional method of lacquering and coagulating linen cloths. Experience the luster and the colors change from the brooch’s surface when you touch it with your hands. Enjoy making your own brooch and how this brooch changes in appearance in this workshop.
*Price: 500 yen
*You can join at any time.
“Let’s Make a Christmas Wreath!”
: Workshop for Kids
*Price: 200 yen
*Time: 10:00 – 12:00

Workshops available on December 9th only

“Let’s Make Warm Socks from Used Sweaters!”
by Hiyori Style
*Price: 3,300 yen. You can buy a how-to book for 300 yen.
*Times: 1) 10:00 – 12:00 or 2) 13:00 – 15:00
*An advance reservation is required here.
*Maximum capacity of 8 people for each workshop.
*What to bring: Tailor scissors, thread snippers, and a used sweater or scarf.
“Let’s Make a Wooden Top!”
by Tenta no Okiniiri Omocha
*Price: 400 yen
*You can join at any time and children are also welcome to join.


Bread Market

: Featuring a variety of bakeries from Miyagi, Yamagata and Tokyo.
First come, first served: due to high demand and limited stock of bread, some shops may close without notice, as they may be are sold out.

Time table on December 8th
10:30 – 11:30 zizo+bakery (Miyagi)
12:00 – 13:00 mama (Miyagi)
13:30 – 14:30 KOUB (Yamagata)
Time table on December 9th
10:30 – 11:30 Mikaduki-do (Tokyo)
12:00 – 13:00 bagel & bread spica (Miyagi)
13:30 – 14:30 Yama bagel (Yamagata)

Please check our website for the latest information on Kurashi no Ichi:
For more information and to obtain a workshop application,
please call 022-362-2555 or e-mail us.
Translated by JUNBI Supporters