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Jeans workshop in Kojima

Make your original jeans in the renown jeans town, Kojima City

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Jeans making workshop

Kojima City in Okayama Prefecture is a worldwide well-known town for the birthplace of Japanese high-quality jeans. One of their brands, Betty Smith, has opened their studio to the public so people can experience being part of the process of making jeans. Here, you can take part in making your own original jeans right in the studio by choosing your favorite buttons, rivets, and leather patches.

Highlights

  • You can select the best jeans for yourself from various options and arrange them to fit your own unique style.
  • Numerous choices for select parts.
  • Hands-on instruction from an experienced tailor.
  • Adjoining shop sells many jeans at affordable prices.

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Photos

  • Careful thinking is required while choosing from a variety of various quality products and a range of prices

    Careful thinking is required while choosing from a variety of various quality products and a range of prices

  • Here the staff is making a hemming mark as the customer tries the jeans on in the fitting room

    Here the staff is making a hemming mark as the customer tries the jeans on in the fitting room

  • Choose buttons and rivets from the table and leather patches from back shelves

    Choose buttons and rivets from the table and leather patches from back shelves

  • Different appointments are available from simple traditional ones to those with unique character images.

    Different appointments are available from simple traditional ones to those with unique character images.

  • In addition to leather patches, fabric badges are also available. Hard to choose... (additional 770 yen for the second patch or badge)

    In addition to leather patches, fabric badges are also available. Hard to choose... (additional 770 yen for the second patch or badge)

  • Along with the instructor’s guidance, a serious focus is needed for the attachment works

    Along with the instructor’s guidance, a serious focus is needed for the attachment works

  • Once you understand the trick, a beginner can easily attach buttons and rivets.

    Once you understand the trick, a beginner can easily attach buttons and rivets.

  • A staff member has sewn the leather patch in the back. Now your original jeans are completed.

    A staff member has sewn the leather patch in the back. Now your original jeans are completed.

  • You can wear them on your way back home.

    You can wear them on your way back home.

  • Jeans museum building 1. The exhibition includes a historic sewing machine 80 years old.

    Jeans museum building 1. The exhibition includes a historic sewing machine 80 years old.

  • You can visit jeans related facilities like Betty’s shop and factories.

    You can visit jeans related facilities like Betty’s shop and factories.

Reviews

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  • 周琬婷

    可以製作一條獨一無二完全屬於自己的牛仔褲,而且是日本製造!

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Details

Activity name
Jeans making workshop
Facility name
Jeans museum & village jeans making workshop studio
Postal Code
711-0906
Address
Kojimashimonocho 5-2-70, Kurashiki City, Okayama
Telephone
086-473-4460
Operating hours
10:00am-5:00pm
Closed
Only on New Year’s holiday season
Payment
Credit card (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, American Express)
Fee
7,700 yen~ for customized jeans making
Available group size
Up to 8 people for one hour
Available foreign language
English, Chinese
Official site
Official site