A new trader at this years 10th Anniversary Winter Image Show will be Josephine Ikeda of Imari Design and she will be selling unique handmade oriental handbags, purses, accessories and clothing with a very strong Japanese cultural theme. They are all handmade from vintage Japanese Kimono and contemporary fabrics and they are beautifully designed.

She will be bringing along to sell at our winter show a range of her handbags, purses, accessories (and much more) that she has created by up-cycling unwanted vintage Japanese kimono silks. All of her fabrics are sourced from Japan and all are handmade by her at home. The larger bags are all one-off, unique pieces and to see more of her work visit her website.
Tortoiseshell Obi Tote

Josephine Ikeda has donated a stunning raffle prize it is called the Tortoiseshell Obi Tote. It has bamboo handles and is made from a vintage piece of Japanese obi. The tortoiseshell pattern is a symbol of longevity in Japan and appears on many traditional designs. It is a one-off piece and definiately worth entering the raffle for and thank you for this very kind raffle prize donation.