Bingata Dyeing Workshop 
Make your own Bingata art
Handmade craft of Okinawa!

Enjoy a fun family activity that
activates kid's.creativity and creates
found and lasting Okinawan memories.

Bingata Workshop Course

Christmas Tapestry

ActivityFee:3,500Yen
Size:30×30㎝
Duration:about50minutes
Design:Christmas

Tapestry

ActivityFee:3,500Yen
Size:30×30㎝
Duration:about50minutes
Design:WhaleShark、Cherryblossom、ChineseZodiac、
Koinobori

Totebag(L)

ActivityFee:3,000Yen
Size:35×36×10㎝(Thick cloth)
Duration:about50minutes
Design:Cherryblossom、WhaleShark

Totebag(S)

Activity Fee:2,000Yen
Size:30×20×10㎝(Thick cloth)
Duration:about40minutes
Design:Seeser、Dinosaur、
WhaleShark、Cherryblossom、RyukyuRanger(OriginalHero)

Tea mat

ActivityFee:1,600Yen
Size:20×14㎝
Duration:about40minutes
Design:Seeser、WhaleShark、Cherryblossom、Dinosaur、RyukyuRanger(OriginalHero)

Coaster

ActivityFee:1,400Yen
Size:14×14㎝
Duration:about40minutes
Design:Hibiscus、Fish、Bird、Cicada、Stagbeetle、

  Flow of the BngataWorkshop 

1.You first paint on a fabric that is already prepared with the masking starch. After you paint the fabric
*Masking starch is a paste made by combining steamed glutinous rice mixed with rice bran.

2.Colorring:Shading
Paint the entire design from light colors first to darker colors.

3.Colorring:Mixing
Add gradation for the designs to look three-dimensional and vibrant.

4.Rincing
After you paint the fabric, you can take it home and let it dry from a week to ten days. Then, your Bingata will be completed after washing the masking starch off.

How to make a reservation

Please book a workshop at least 3day in advance.
 
Please tellme(Date/Time/number of people)
【Workshop start time】
●Morning 10:00am~or10:30am~
●Afternoon 13:30pm~or14:00pm~
(Close on Sunday)
Minimum:1people~OK!(Maxmum:30peopleOK!)
Feel free to contact us for reservation or any questions by Facebook message or reservation form↓
(FBmessage easyly&Quickresponse)

[Shopmanager]
Shingo Yamashiro

Hello.Nice to meet you. I'm ShingoYamashiro.
Our studio is 47years old this year.
"RyukyuBingata"is a original culture unique to Okinawa.
We want many people to know more about Bingata&ourshop.
Let’s Enjoy the Bingataworkshop.
We are looking forward to seeing your visit.

Shop information&AccessMap

「GusukuBingataDyeingStudio」
Tel:098-887-3414 
Mail:gusuku_b@yahoo.co.jp
Address:Maeda4-9-1,Urasoe city,Okinawa.
【Mapcode】33 223 817
ShopOpen:10:00AM~18:00PM
Close:Sunday
※Free parking lot is available

【Transportation Access】
・Approximately 40 minutes from "Naha International airport" by car (open road)
・Approximately 20 minutes from Okinawa Expressway : Nishihara I.C. by car (open road)
・Approximately 15 minutes from "Shurijo Castle Park" by car (open road)
・Approximately 30 minutes from "Monorai Shuri Station" by walk

【Route Bus】
★Nearest bus stop: "Kouseien iriguchi" and 2minute walk
(最寄りバス停:厚生園入口)

NahaCity Line(那覇 市内線)
・No.13 Ishimine Omoromachi Line
(13番:石嶺おもろまち線)

NahaCity Out Line(那覇 市外線)
・No.25 Futenma Kuukou Line(25番:普天間空港線)
・No.33 Itoman Nishihara Line(33番:糸満西原線)
・No.97 Ryuudai Line(97番:琉大線)

Ourshop outside view

Ourshop signboard

Free parking lot is available for visitors at my shop. However,vehicles maybe parked up to five.Please take a car ride together as much as possible.

The dye factry and a gift shop are at the same location.
An array of uniquely hand-dyed household and interior 
itemsare available at our shop.
All which are designed by professional Bingata craft-men&women.