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Sakura for Japanese


Sakura, cherry blossoms have been used in Japanese poems and patterns since ancient times, and are a special flower that symbolizes spring for Japanese people.

There is a legend that the god of the rice-plant resides in cherry blossoms and they were also used as a symbol of rich harvest. Therefore, cherry blossoms are often used as a flower for tsumami kanzashi.

In This Lesson:


We will make a Sakura kanzashi



Required Technical Level : Beginners level~

We will make sakura petals by deforming the maru tsumami (round shaped tsumami).

There are many ways to make sakura, but we will introduce you the basic method.

tsumami kanzashi online school one shot lesson
tsumami kanzashi online school one shot lesson
Making The Sakura


You will learn how to dye square pieces of cloth and form them into sakura shape by deforming maru tsumami (round shaped tsumami).

tsumami kanzashi online school one shot lesson
Making The Sakura Buds


You will learn how to make buds by using artificial stamens and paper tape. It`s most easiest way of making buds!

tsumami kanzashi online school one shot lesson
Arrange Into Kanzashi


You will learn how to assemble flowers and buds, and arrange into small kanzashi by using paper tapes and U-shaped pin.

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