Nobue Higashi has been organizing a small hand-reeling workshop named Sanshikan in Annaka Gunma prefecture. She raises silkworms and hand reel cocoons into threads to provide them to dyeing weaving artists and companies. She went to Myanmar to teach hand reeling. She also taught actresses hand-reeling in NHK TV programs "Yeel" and "Setien wo tsuke" from 2020 to 2021. She held a workshop every month at an inn, named "ton-cara"
- contribution to
2020 『Jyosyu hand-reeling and threads』（Japanese silk home town journal 23 issue）
- Her profile in Sanshikan Homepage
Nobue Higashi and her partner
Born in 1976 in Wakayama prefecture.
Graduated in textile at Saga Art College.
Learned basic techniques for vegetable dyeing and kimono weaving
from Hakusan Izumi, Nishijin weaving traditional craftsman.
Took part in Prefectural hand-reeling technician training workshop.
Worked for Usui Silk Reeling Agricultural Cooperative Association for two years.
Trained at Yakuoen for a year.
２００５ Independent as an organizer of Sanshikan and
started to make order-production of silk thread
Got the twisting machine.
２０１３ Made silk thread for a duplicate of Nakaguroko flag of
Yoshisada Nitta as a part of Kiryu-ori Miyako 1300
２０１４〜 Visit Myanmar minority races as a member of
instructor of hand -reeling.
２０１６ Made silk threads for God of Ueno-koku Ichinomiya
Kanzen shrine when its Shikinen Sengu was held.
２０１７ Started to held workshops at ton-cara.
２０２０ Taught actress how to hand reel in NHK TV program
２０２１ Tught hand-reeling in NHK TV program "Seiten wo