Ikkanbari Basketmaking

Explore the Japanese folk art of ikkanbari basketmaking. 

Using handmade bamboo baskets, apply several layers of washi paper and kakishibu lacquer made from persimmon tannin juice to enhance durability.

Baskets can also be designed with obi fabric, handles and clasps available for purchase from the instructor. 

Instructor: Mariko Yoshino
Mariko Yoshino has extensive experience teaching a wide variety of classes, from tsuribina and tea ceremony to ikkanbari basket-making and ikebana flower arrangement.  A graduate of Japan Women's University, she has exhibited her work in Japan and New York.


  • Oct 15, 29 & Nov 19
  • 2–5pm
  • Toko Shinoda and Yukiko Maki classrooms
  • Class fee: ¥13,600 (materials fee: ¥12,500–¥28,500)
  • Cancellation deadline: Oct 4
  • Prices exclude consumption tax.
  • Classes until the end of September 2019 will be subjected to 8% consumption tax.
  • Classes from October 2019 onward will be subjected to 10% consumption tax.