What you'll do
With our dyer we hold indigo planting and dye event in Tochigi. During the event, not only planting will be an unique experience but also you will learn how Aizome dyer make turn the leaves of the indigo plant into textile color without using any chemicals. Try out different techniques like Shibori to make beautiful patterns. You will go home with a beautiful piece of aizome art that you have created yourself. We share a car and visit the dyer. RSVP is required because we have a limited number of car seats and dye vats. Meet @ Yoyogi station East gate at 9:15am. ◆Fee◆ Ride-share (round trip) - 4200yen via Airbnb Regarding the material you use, you can choose one from the following, or it is also possible to take your own if it is made from natural material such as cotton. You can pay at the event. small hand towel - 1000yen Japanese towel - 2000yen scarf - 3000yen tote bag - 3500yen and above (depending on sizes) T-shirt - 5000yen If you want to dye your own clothes/an item, the maximum size is T-shirt size of materials due to the amount of dye (5000yen).
Where you'll be
Tochigi is 2 hour away from the center of Tokyo. It is surrounded by beautiful nature and is a good weekend getaway. At the event, we will also visit the local cafe where you can enjoy local organic food for lunch.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 3 guests aged 5 and up can attend.
Please let us know your attendance until 4 days before the event.
Indigo planting & dye in Tochigi
£32 / personNew experience
£32 / person