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This video, titled "#097 Kiryu horizontal embroidery artisan Hiroshi Higa|Door to Tomorrow by At Home" (#097 桐生横振り刺繍職人 比嘉 寛志 | 明日への扉 by アットホーム), was released by "Door to Tomorrow by At Home" (明日への扉 by アットホーム).

This is a unique Japanese embroidery technique called "yokoburi" embroidery, which uses a "yokoburi sewing machine" with a needle that moves horizontally.
Kiryu City, Gunma Prefecture, which developed into one of Japan's leading embroidery production areas after the importation of the yokoburi sewing machine in the Taisho period. This technique is called "Kiryu Yokoburi."

The video shows a young man who emigrated from Okinawa Prefecture, impressed by the embroidery on a jacket.
His name is Higa Hiroshi.
He studied under Kiyomi Osawa, the first recipient of the Medal with a Yellow Ribbon, and learned the delicate world of embroidery.
In the video, fashion designer Don Konishi, who highly approves of Mr. Osawa, also makes an appearance.
The art he creates on the sewing machine is a must-see!

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Last Updated : Sep. 15, 2020
有田 和義(Kazuyoshi Arita)
A 40-something writer who loves entertainment
Even Don Konishi Recognizes Kiryu Yokoburi Embroidery! The Skills of the Master Embroiderer, Who Was the First to Receive the Medal With a Yellow Ribbon in Embroidery, Are to Be Passed on to the Youth of a New Age!
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