Japanese Textiles & Crafts
Kimono House Japanese Textiles & Craft has been based in the City of Melbourne, Australia since 2004. With the easing of local COVID19 restrictions we are currently planning our safe return to craft workshops & popup shop events. Our online store continues and is open with Japanese textiles and craft including new and vintage fabric, cloth & threads for shibori & sashiko stitching, our range of Japanese craft kits and more. Postage for orders within Australia is a flat-rate of $10. Please check for our next popup shop date & class program coming soon. We thank you for your patience & continued support.
Kimono House is owned and managed by Leanne O’Sullivan who first travelled to Japan in 1989 where she lived and worked for the next 5 years.
It was during this time she became interested in Japanese textiles and in particular those of the kimono. Leanne would spend most of her spare time visiting textile merchants and exploring temple markets or learning handicrafts with local artisans. Whilst living in Japan, Leanne was constantly inspired by the extreme contrasts…