Tsumami Zaiku

Tsumami Zaiku is a traditional Japanese craft using Kimono fabric that you simply fold to make a corsage, hair tie or jewellery. It is very easy to create this beautiful Japanese craft, as needle and thread are not needed. You will enjoy making your own, original creations.

Tutor: Sayoko Burton

Sayoko is a very creative person. Some of her creative talent is coming from her Japanese cultural background. She was born in Japan and grown up in the countryside of Aichi prefecture, Japan. She learned traditional Japanese Art such as Origami from her grandmother when she was a very young age. She still enjoys making traditional Japanese art and many other creative crafts. Sayoko Burton is a qualified Transpersonal Art Therapist. She has trained at the College of Complementary Medicine in Sydney and a member of the International Institute for Complementary Therapist (IICT). She specializes in working with children, adolescence and adult. She focuses on improving people’s wellbeing, developing creativity and imagination. Currently Sayoko is teaching Origami in Aged care centre and helping seniors for their mortar skills and mental focus. She is also supporting a mental recovering and wellbeing art group in Newtown.