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Kaishi Ire Japanese Tea Ceremony Clutch

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Kaishi Ire Japanese Tea Ceremony Clutch
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Kaishi Ire Japanese Tea Ceremony Clutch
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Kaishi Ire Japanese Tea Ceremony Clutch Make a Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremon

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Use a needle & thread and/or a sewing machine

Pattern Description:

Kaishi-ire are used as part of the traditional
Japanese tea-ceremony.
It is used to carry the smaller items one would use
As a guest, such as:

Kaishi: Mini paper napkins used for:
- putting the Wagashi (Japanese confectionery)
on instead of a dish.
- to wipe the rim of the Chawan after drinking tea

Yji-ire: Bamboo or stainless forks to eat
Wagashi (Japanese confectionery)

Fukasa or Chakin: Small rectangular cloth
mainly used to wipe the Chawan..

Sensu: Small folding fan


Of course you can also use this
versatile designed clutch for just about anything!

Custom options are endless, with all your favorite fabric combinations,embellishments, applique, embroidery and even beading!

Don't forget to show me your finished Kaishi-ire!
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Hope You have Lots of Fun sewing these up
and giving them to all your favorite people!
Many Happy Hugs & Smiles,

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approx. 3.75" Tall x 8.5" Wide


  • Marking tool; tailors chalk, marker, pencil etc..
  • Large Fabric & smaller sewing scissors
  • Main fabric..use anything you love!
  • Lining fabric, I suggest using a contrasting color
  • Coordinating sewing thread or embroidery thread
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Sewing machine or sewing needle
  • Pins & pincushion
  • A cup of Tea, Coffee & either a pastry or chocolate

You Will Also Need:

  • Love!

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