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Tenugui Mumbling Vol.166 – Open Studio @ IPPIN PROJECT STORE

Monday, November 20th, 2017
OPEN STUDIO at IPPIN PROJECT STORE

OPEN STUDIO at IPPIN PROJECT STORE

Holiday seasons are on the way!
We are pleased announce first open studio to sneak peek the selected items and new Japanese Artisanal items at IPPIN PROJECT STORE.
We are going to have pre-order sales and Japanese Tenugui wrapping workshop!

Here is our open studio schedule:
December 1 (Fri)   12 to 7:30pm
December 2 (Sat)  12 to 5pm
December 5 (Tue) 12 to 5pm
December 8 (Fri)  12 to 7:30pm
December 9 (Sat)  12 to 6pm

Japanese Tableware Pre Order Sale
Artisan Potter Koji Kitaoka
Awabiware by Junichi Okamoto

Tenugui Gift Wrapping Workshop @wuhao newyork
December 8 (Fri) start 6:30pm
December 9 (Sat) start 1pm / Start 3pm
$20 per session included one Tenugui for you!
RSVP  send email to ruri@wuhaonyc.com
(Phone) 212 231 8126

Hope to see you at our showroom (225 W 36th Street, Room 603 & 604, NY, NY 10018)

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Tenugui fans!!!

to be continued….
From Ruri

 

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 161 – Tenugui Wall Decoration

Monday, November 28th, 2016
Beautiful Hiroshige Tenugui Wall hanging from Jeannette!

Beautiful Hiroshige Tenugui Wall hanging from Jeannette!

Dear Tenugui Fans,

Hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend!
Yes…. Monday is always coming after weekend….. chin up, and let get work done now!

Received a beautiful photo from Tenugui Fans Jeannette-san.
She made a beautiful wall hanging with her Hiroshige Tenugui, how beautiful it is!
Thank you so much Jeannette, sending us your Tenugui decoration, surely made me smile today :-)

- to be continued….

From Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 150 – Cookie Monster Hokusai

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
Wow, Cookie Monster Hokusai!!!!

Wow, Cookie Monster Hokusai!!!!

One of our customer sent me this cutest Cookie Monster photos this morning. Made me a BIG SMILE!

Have a wonderful day, Tenugui Fans!!!

- to be continued….
Roll

From Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 149 – Maneki Neko Day

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
Maneki Neko is a fortune cat

Maneki Neko is a fortune cat

Today September 29th is Maneki Neko Day in Japan, the lucyest day of the year!!!!! 9 . 29 can be read as Ku-Ru-Fuku (Welcome Good Luck) in Japanese, 来福.

Also, September 29th, 2015 is the big day that the Heaven will forgive you all your sins, and bring you ten thousands of lucks to your life. Whatever you do good thing today, will come back to you ten thousands more!!!!

Happy Maneki Neko Day, Tenugui Fans!!!!!

- to be continued…
Kitty 5

From: Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol.147 – The Kitano Hotel New York Tenugui

Friday, August 28th, 2015
Kimono Style special wrapping

Kimono Style special wrapping

Our First collaboration with The Kitano Hotel New York, The Kitano Tenugui just came up :-)

The Kitano Hotel New York and Manhattan Skyscraper

The Kitano Hotel New York and Manhattan Skyscraper

It took a few months to finalized design, and finally The Kitano Tenugui was born :-)
Thank you very much The Kitano Hotel New York, let me design and make this beautiful tenugui!
It was one of great project ever!!!!

- to be continued….
Thank You

From Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 146 – Calligraphy Artist with Tenugui

Thursday, August 13th, 2015
How to use Tenugui by Calligraphy Artsit Masako Inkyo

How to use Tenugui by Calligraphy Artsit Masako Inkyo

Tenugui can be used many different ways. Here is one idea by an amazing Calligraphy master Ms. Inkyo.

This is another way!

This is another way!

How she will fold her blush case in Tenugui?
Here you go!!!!!!

Wrapped with a watermelon tenugui :-)

Wrapped with a watermelon tenugui :-)

Beautiful!!!!!!!
Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful photos with us, Ms. Inkyo :-)
Here is her web-site, please check it out about Shodo and Masako Inkyo the great Calligraphy master.

Masako Inkyo
http://masako-inkyo.com/

… to be continued…
Bunny

From Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 143 – SUMO PARTY at the Brooklyn Kitchen

Monday, May 11th, 2015
SUMO PARTY is coming to Brooklyn!

SUMO PARTY is coming to Brooklyn!

Hope you had a wonderful Mother’s day! It is a perfect time to tell mom how much appreciated to bringing us to this world.

A Fun Event is coming this weekend at the Brooklyn Kitchen! It’s a fantastic kitchen tool shop, but also they have a great event space. We’ll attend SUMO PARTY on 5/16 (Sat) from 4pm :-)
I am not sure exactly what will happen during the event, surprise surprise!

See event details from the link below;
http://www.thebrooklynkitchen.com/sumo-party-15051658201

Hope to see you there!!!!!

- to be continued…
Woohoo

From Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol.141 – Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano

Monday, February 16th, 2015
Special edition Komon Tenugui

Special edition Komon Tenugui

I am so excited to inform you that our special edition Komon Tenugui is available at the Philadelphia Museum of Art now!
Each tenugui was wrapped individually in hand cut paper Kimono and Obi with my Love of Tenugui, the package was specially designed for the new exhibition of Ink and Gold : Art of the Kano collection!

Please enjoy amazing exhibition and Kimono wrapping tenugui at the Philadelphia Museum of Art!
The exhibition will start tomorrow, until 5/10!

Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano @ the Philadelphia Museum of Art

http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/812.html

… to be continued
 Love You
From Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol.140 – Happy New Year!

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Happy New Year, Tenugui Fans!

Happy New Year, Tenugui Fans!

Happy New Year, Tenugui Fans!!!!

I am so excited for Welcome Year 2015, so I was celebrated New Year with my dear Kimono friends at Fabio Cucina in my special Kimono.

You may know which one is me? I am on right in yellow Kimono. My Kimono is my mother’s, and my obi (belt) is my grandma’s. And then, I love using Tenugui as a Kimono collar, can you see my yellow Kanoko tenugui around my kimono neck? Here you go, Three generation Kimono coordinate!

Wish you all the best of 2015, and let’s enjoy wonderful year and Tenugui with me this year also!

…. to be continued.

Valentine kiss

From: Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 137 – Omiyage Tenugui

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

omiyage_tenugui_1

O-MIYAGE (お土産) is one of Japanese culture, means a gift. For greeting seasons, celebrations and anniversaries, promotion tool for new products, new shops, and  new restaurants, or even your self, Tenugui has been using as a Omiyage over centuries.

Now I am ready to attend special Tenugui event this coming Thursday (12/4), these tenugui are Omiyage Tenugui for the guests. 30-people only, will receive a free tenugui at the event.

See event details at Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 136  Enjoy Tenugui with the Five Senses!
Hurry up, and make reservation now \(*v*)/

12/4 (Thursday)  Open 6:45 pm  Start 7pm till 8:30pm
Venue:  TOKYO TAPAS CAFE (7 Cornelia street @ W 4th Street, NYC)
(Phone) 212 242 6333  (Email) tokyotapascafenyc@gmail.com

Hope to see you at the event!

… to be continued.

Operator

From: Ruri