Hello again! I hope you all had a good week. My week didn’t start off all that great. I’m collaborating with a friend to create a kimono based video for youtube (she’s a fantastic video editor). While I was casually flipping through my notes, my heart sank. I realized that I had used the wrong word to describe a garment. What a goof on my part! It only got worse when I messaged her and she said she no longer had the editable versions of the section in question. AHHHH! However! When we got together on Friday, we found the autosaved edits on her external harddrive. Thank you Adobe gods!
I also got together with my kitsuke teacher to practice dressing children for shichi-go-san. In two weeks, my weekends will be taken up by helping my sensei dress small children for shichi-go-san for a local photo studio. We started off by practicing on a small, child-sized mannequin lent to us by the photo studio to practice on. And after that, I got to practice on my teacher’s grandchildren who are just the right age and size to practice on. And they were so patient with us too! Until it got too hot that is!
Finally, I went kimono shopping with a friend of mine and managed to grab the steal of the month! I gorgeous kimono bag in great condition that was originally 120,000 yen, and I only paid 700 yen. I was really lucky that I spotted it before my friend. One of us would have gotten it in the end.
Have a good week!