May 2024:Craft Club Social

May 1 (Wednesday): Sewing Lover Seminar!

It will be held as an In-Person/Virtual Hybrid

Instructor (volunteer): Akemi Kakinoki

「Hair accessory」

Admission free, Material fee $5 if necessary.

If you are attending in person, please bring the materials or let us know you are buying fabrics in advance.


May 15 (Wednesday): Knitting Lover Seminar!

It will be held online (no in-person option)

Instructor (volunteer): Kaneko Nakahara

「Crochet Choker」 

Admission free


Kaneko’s Haiku this month

ほくげんの  かりよびあいて  くるひぐれ 

北限の雁呼び合ひて来る日暮れ かね子 



How to Join

RSVP to our Craft Club coordinator by email( please indicate which session you would like to attend. The coordinator will send the Zoom link by a day before the session day.

You will also receive information about the craftwork for what you registered to (in Japanese). That means you can start working on it even before the session day! During the session, you can sew/knit together with fellow Japanese-speaking craft lovers, share your work with them, and enjoy chatting (the topic can be anything, not limited to arts & crafts).


Only for your first time attending the in-person program, please submit the “JSS Craft Club In-Person Program Registration Form” in advance to ensure that you understand and agree to the rules for participation in the in-person program.  After confirming your registration, we will send you the “COVID-19 Self-assessment tool”. Participants must complete the self-assessment on the day of their visit before accessing the facility. We appreciate your understanding.


Only for your first time attending, pre-registration via the Online Registration Form is required, for you to read and agree to our online program rules. Please also send an email to the Craft Club Coordinator (, indicating the session you would like to attend.