• Kimono

    Silkworm cocoons make thread and we dye and weave by loom using the thread. We produce Tsumugi Kimono with courtly textures to wear that use silk yarn for warp thread and Tsumugi yarn (spun from floss silk) for weft thread. We present you with the joy of wearing the color of the plant’s life energy and a feeling of deep affection for nature.

  • Obiage (Obi sash)

    Because they are natural dye from plants, the colors of Obiage are very sensitive and unique. They are easy to coordinate naturally with your kimono. Please enjoy the richness of the myriad colors of Atelier Shimura.

  • Obijime (decorative string used to hold a kimono sash in place)

    Our Obijime, using thread dyed with natural plant, is made by hand by exceptional crafts persons in Kyoto. You can use it widely in casual or formal situations. Please enjoy choosing your favorite color among the myriad colors of Atelier Shimura.

  • Stole

    In order to pursue the texture and color of expression, we developed an original yarn blending the finest organic cotton by pesticide-free, organic farming and silk thread. We dyed the yarn with natural plant dye. This is an ideal product for you, even if you are not wearing a kimono, whether you are male or female, and is the perfect product to familiarise you with the world of the Atelier Shimura.

    Plain color stole
    We weave using only plain color, because we believe it is the best way to get a taste for the color of plant dye. It is characterized by thin and light fabrics. The stole has measures against suntanning and cold air-conditioning in summer and yet has protection from the cold in winter.

    Checkered stole
    Since we wish to maintain the soft texture, we produce them hand-woven. The stole is thin and of light fabric that is not bulky, can be worn easily inside coats and jackets and can create different impressions depending on how you wrap it around yourself.

  • Kogire no Gakusou (Framed Kogire collage)

    We carefully collage Kogire as a tradition inherited by the atelier, then set it in an original frame. This comes across in an abstract art manner which is suitable to decorate for both Japanese and Western appearances.

    *Kogire means small pieces of cloth remnants.

  • Kogire no Gacho(Kogire art notebook)

    We use precious Kogire for art notebook covers, and they are handmade. You can replace the inside note after you use all. The note can be used as a Goshuincho, an album as well as a travel diary.

    *Kogire means small pieces of cloth remnants.
    *Goshuincho means stamp books of temple staff, monks, priests, and parishioners used for sealing.

  • Kobukusa & Dashifukusa (Two sizes of small cloth to use when serving tea in a tea ceremony.)

    The "Kobukusa" and "Dashibukusa" are woven with thread dyed with plant dye for the tea ceremony, which values ​​harmony with nature. In addition, they can be used for the interior as well.

  • Sukiyabukuro (The bag for assembling small items required for the tea ceremony.)

    This Sukiya bag is woven with plant dye thread. This bag can be used not only for events requiring kimono or for tea ceremonies, but also for western style clothes. This is also suitable for carrying the Kogire Art notebook.

  • Business Card Holder

    When you use this, it gives a colorful impression for business situations or introductions. Enjoy carrying it with you every day.

  • Books

    World of Atelier Shimura We have many books written by Fukumi Shimura and Yoko Shimura, including collections of photographs of their works.