M KIMONO sewing lessons
M KIMONO is an online kimono sewing school that wishes to share the joy of sewing with people around the world.
The videos provide knowledge on cutting fabric, marking, sewing, and sizing necessary for kimono sewing. We also work to promote Japanese culture by conveying the essence of uniquely Japanese techniques such as sewing all processes by hand, methods of not cutting off seam allowances, and changing from kimono to haori tailoring.
For those who want to enjoy Japanese kimono sewing as a hobby.
M KIMONO will help you. We will lead you to understand the technical names and sewing methods necessary for sewing kimonos through videos and blog explanations.
For those who wish to learn Japanese kimono sewing in languages other than Japanese
We transmit kimono sewing not only in Japanese but also in English. Since a genuine Japanese person teaches in English, please forgive me if my usage may be incorrect.
For those who want to learn sewing in Japanese
All videos and documents, as well as explanatory articles on our blog, are available in both English and Japanese. Click here to visit the Japanese website.
When sewing a kimono, the entire process is sewn by hand. Basic hand sewing practice and partial stitches method can be viewed free of charge.
Basic sewing methodIn kimono sewing, which does not use patterns, T and V marks are used as landmarks for marking.In this time, I will tell you about the meaning and usage of these marks. What T-mark is. The T mark is shaped like the letter “T” in the alphabet.It is used like […]
Basic sewing methodThis is a method of attaching a thread instead of a snap attached to the Hiro-eri (collar) of a kimono. This time, I will show you how the collar can be secured in three different places. The nice thing about “Hiki-ito” is that it does not rust. How to attach […]
Basic sewing methodThis is a sewing method called ” Gakubuchi ” used when sewing hitoe-kimonos and yukata.This is how the seam allowance at the tip of the Okumi (Tsumasaki : the corner) is handled.Here, I will show you in detail how to mark a 2cm hem seam allowance and a 2cm Tsuma-shita […]
Basic sewing methodThis is a method of attaching a thread instead of a snap attached to the Hiro-eri (collar) of a kimono. This time, I will show you how the collar can be secured in two different places.The nice thing about “Hiki-ito” is that it does not rust. How to attach a […]
Basic sewing methodThis page introduces how to practice the basic Japanese sewing technique ” Kuke “.In yukata and Hitoe-kimono, kuke is used for seam allowance. It is similar to blind stitch, but kuke is characterized by the fact that the thread is not visible on the reverse side. If you are conscious […]
Kimono goods“Corrections” are used when wearing a kimono.In this blog, I show you how to make my favorite loofah hip pad.These are shaped, easy to wear, washable, and non-sticky! I use them all year round, spring, summer, fall, and winter. The shape and amount of correction varies from person to person, […]