How to attach a “Hiki-ito” that can be used in place of a snap button Part 1

This is a method of attaching a thread instead of a snap attached to the Hiro-eri (collar) of a kimono. This time, we will show you the simplest method, which allows you to hold the collar in one place.
The nice thing about “Hiki-ito” is that it does not rust.

How to attach a Hiki-ito

This is a simple method of attaching the thread in an I-shape to the extension of the center of the back.


Below is a step-by-step procedure with photos.

Thread to be used

フジックス タイヤー 絹穴糸16号
(Fujix Tire Silk “Anaito” 16)

Use double strands of this thread.
Since this is a thick thread, it is recommended to use one with a large needle hole.

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