Disk and Plate D12

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Equipment

A Hamanaka disk is included in the conference fee.

Materials Fee

1000 yen for wool threads. Metalic threads need additional fee. From 3000 yen to 4000 yen per package.

What to bring

A scissor and tools of writing.

Makiko Tada


Students

Beverly Bills
May Eason
Nobuko Fuwa
Takako Hirabayashi
Yoshiko Ichimura
Yumi Iwakura
Carol Goodwin
Yoshiko Kawaguchi
Ria Luiten
Shigei Mizobuchi
Kunie Ninomiya
Chizuru Nishioka
Mayumi Nomura
Mitsuko Nonomura
Kazuko Odani
Ayako Okamoto
None Redmond
Kazumi Sakamoto
Mary Slusarchuk
Kumiko Suzuki
Seiko Tochiharai
Kathleen Warner
Jackie Wollenberg
Ryoko Yokota
Mitsue Yokoyama

(Available)

Disk and Plate class welcomes any and all students whether they are biginner or of advanced skill. First day, biginner will learn 8 and 16-bobbin Kongo using Disk. Mid-skilled students will learn Naikigumi and athoers.
Makiko Tada

Tokyo, Japan

Makiko Tada has been doing Kumihimo for 38 years and Andean braids for 20 years. She is a researcher, designer of Kumihimo, a professor of Kyoto Institute of Technology and lecturer of Nihon Women's University and Yamano College of Aesthetics. She has published widely on Kumihimo. Doctor of Engineering.

Exhibition
1984: 1st Exhibition of Peruvian and Japanese Braids in Tokyo and Osaka with Rodrick Owen.
1986: Dispatched to UK by the Japan Foundation to attend Japan Festival Exhibition in New Castle.
The exhibition "Threads" held by Suffork Craft Society, Aldeburgh, UK.
1988: Exhibition at Fabric Gallery, Seibu Department Store, Tokyo.
1988: 2nd Exhibition of Peruvian and Japanese Braids at Tokyo and Osaka.
1989: Exhibition at Fabric Gallery, Seibu Department Store, Tokyo.
1992: 3rd Exhibition of Peruvian and Japanese Braids, Ginza, Tokyo.
1996: 4th Exhibition of Peruvian and Japanese Braids, Ginza, Tokyo.
2001: 5th Exhibition of Peruvian and Japanese Braid, Ginza, Tokyo.
2002: Exhibition of Japanese Braids at San Francisco, with Tamaki Hirata and Yayoi Miura.
2005: 5th Exhibition of Peruvian and Japanese Braids, Ginza, Tokyo.
2005: Exhibition of Peruvian and Japanese Braids, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto.

Lectures and Workshops
1986: Lectures and Workshop, New Castle, UK. Dispatched to U.K. by Japan Foundation
1986: Lectures and Workshop, Aldeburgh, UK, "Threads" hold by Suffork Craft Society
1986: Lectures and Workshop, Great Missenden, UK.
1999: Workshop, El Rito in US.
2000: Participated as a leader in The Convergence 2000, Cincinnati by Handweavers Guild of America.
2000: Participated as a leader in Complex Weavers Seminars 2000.
2002: Workshop of Japanese Braids at San Francisco.
2002: Participated as a leader in The Convergense 2002, Vancouver by Handweavers Guild of America.
2002: Participated as a leader in Fibres West 2002, Bunbury, West Australia.
2002: Workshop, Perth, Bunbury, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia.
2004: Workshop, SFFA(Southeast Fiber Forum Association) in Baton Rouge, LA
2004: Workshop, CNCH(The Conference of Northern California Handweavers) in Santa Clara
2004: Workshop, Textile Forum, Geelong, Australia and Nelson, New Zealand.
2004: Workshop, Exeter & Westhope, UK.
2006: Workshop, Horsham, Australia.
2006: Workshop, Bampton & Westhope, UK.
2006: Participated as a leader in The Convergence 2006, Grand Rapids by Handweavers Guild of America.

Publications
1980: Kumihimo exercise with diagrams, co-authored by A. Sakai, Nihon Vogue Sha (in Japanese).
1982: Ayatake-dai text for experts, co-authored by A. Sakai, Texte, Inc. (in Japanese).
1986: Kumihimo; Silk Braids of Japan, Japanese Festival, Washington, UK.
1987: Peruvian Braids, in Senshoku, Senshoku & Seikatu Sha (in Japanese).
1988: A History of Kumihimo, in EXQUISITE, Kodansha International (in Japanese).
1995: Knot, Knit, Braid, Weave and Embroidering, co-authored by T. Ishii et. al., Kenpaku-sha (in Japanese).
1996: Comprehensive Treatise of Braids I: Maru-dai braids, Texte, Inc. (bilingual).
1996: Comprehensive Treatise of Braids II: Andean braids, Texte, Inc. (in Japanese).
1998: Comprehensive Treatise of Braids III: Taka-dai braids 1, Texte, Inc.(bilingual).
1998: Comprehensive Treatise of Braids IV: Taka-dai braids 2, Texte, Inc. (bilingual).
2000: Science of clothing Life, co-authored by T. Ishii et. al., Kenpaku-sha(in Japanese).
2002: Comprehensive Treatise of Braids V: Taka-dai braids 3, Texte, Inc.(bilingual).

Research and others
1983: Research tour to Europe (The Straw Museum, Swiss etc.).
1985: Research tour to Peru.
1985: Studied Karakumi technique under the late Mrs. Kazuko Kinoshita, the follower of the National Treasure the late Mr. Jusuke Fukami.
1987: Research tour to Europe and US.
1989: Dedicated a replica of Ryo-men-Kikko to Kumano Hayatama Shrine.
1991: Released MAKIKO TADA designed products.
1992: Dedicated a replica of Tachi no Hakio to Kasuga Shrine.
1998: Invited Lecture at The International Tex Comp Conference, Kyoto.
2001: Awarded the prize of the traditional culture by Japanese Costume Culture Association.
2002: Released Kumihimo Disk with Hamanaka.
2003: Released Kumihimo Plate with Hamanaka.

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