Japanese Textiles & Crafts
Kimono House Japanese Textiles & Craft no longer has a shopfront based in Melbourne. Due to the current coronavirus situation our regular pop-up stores & Japanese craft workshops have been cancelled until further notice. Our online store continues and is open to shop for Japanese textiles and craft including new and vintage fabric, cloth & threads for shibori & sashiko stitching, our range of Japanese craft kits and more.
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…