The Art of Furoshiki with Tamakurya - Destination Milton Keynes
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The Art of Furoshiki with Tamakurya

Start Date: 25/11/2023

End Date: 25/11/2023

Start Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Cost of Entry: £40 per ticket, includes a FREE furoshiki fabric and 10% OFF for another workshop" Design and Print Your Own Fabric"

Milton Keynes Arts Centre

Milton Keynes Arts Centre Parklands, Milton Keynes, MK14 5DZ, GB


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Tamakurya is a partnership between Takako Ledger and Maurya Brady: two self-described ‘craft-loving mums’ who live by the ‘Mottainai’ principle, which means not to waste – be that wasting an opportunity or a resource.

In this special workshop, Tamakurya introduce the ancient Japanese art of Furoshiki: a form of cloth wrapping that can be used for transporting gifts, objects or shopping. The 90-minute workshop will include a short history of Furoshiki and a variety of useful, multi-functional wrapping techniques using a single square piece of cloth and a variety of knots. Participants can expect to take home an adaptable and instantly useful skill to support sustainability. A selection of wraps will also be available to buy.