About 350 women representatives from 31 districts gathered at the Royal Plaza handicraft area, flanked by a guided instructor from Japan, Soho Konishi, thety designed Japanese traditional art of paper.
About 350 women representatives from 31 districts in the city of Surabaya on Wednesday (18/4) gathered at the Royal Plaza handicraft area. Guided instructor from Japan, Konishi Soho, the mothers with Oshie practice. Japanese traditional art of paper making and wall hangings using fabrics by scissors, fold, and paste.
With the theme "Women and Flowers", the majority of women who are mothers, mother of early childhood (PAUD), making the wall hangings with paper base material. Then the paper was given the decoration of fabrics and knick-knacks to form fit the theme.
As shown mothers of Bulak district representatives, who make a photo wall hangings Kartini. First, by making patterns on paper. Second, use the cloth to fit into that pattern. As the hair with a piece of black cloth. Kartini distinctive kebaya then placed pieces of cloth of various colors form a kebaya. Similarly on the chest is decorated with place and beads as buttons semen. While the eyes, nose, and lips, painted using colored pencils. Third, the photo and be framed photograph of RA. Kartini of paper and cloth materials.
Besides images Kartini, from other groups also show a model flower. Uniquely, the craft that uses a Japanese technique, the materials used are the ingredients of Indonesia. Also the theme of the images shown are also typical of Indonesia. Such as hibiscus and pictures of women wearing kebaya. Materials used also include batik and so forth.
Hasmiah, one participant said he did not have trouble making this wall hanging. "If just cutting, pasting and decorating are the norm. It only took latency," said Hasmiah.
Together with his team, Hasmiah make make flowers with pleated fabric, forming a circular flower. While the middle, sticking Hasmiah beads as the essence of flowers.
Promotion Manager Royal Plaza, Vicky Ruth Wandasari, said the event was held to welcome the Kartini Day which falls on 21 April. "Utilizing this event to make room for the creativity of the mothers in the hope forwarded in their neighborhood and the children of his early childhood students," said Vicky.