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Site News; Venue in Brooklyn April 2-3; Blog status

March 30, 2016 Yoko Lewis

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YOKODANA KIMONO NEWS: Venue in Brooklyn, Web Site Updates,Schedule,Bulk Vintage Kimono Packages...

Hello everyone as we enter Spring here in the northeast USA. Cherry blossoms (and all of nature) are already blooming here in Delaware, very early this year. Here's what we're up to...

We've been busy bees here prepping for our annual spring venues, as well as improving our website. So here's what's new with YokoDana Kimono:

1. BROOKLYN VENUE, April 2-3,2016:

We'll be at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn this coming weekend. The Brooklyn Quilt Guild's Show will be in the Grand Ballroom on Saturday, April 2, 2016, 10am-6pm and Sunday, April 3, 2016, 10:00am to 4pm. Please see their site for details on the event.http://www.quiltbrooklyn.org/quilt-show/ .

We will be bringing vintage and antique kimono fabric pieces, silks and cottons, as well as vintage obiage (sash/scarf), assorted hand-made accessories & decor; also hand-made purses etc from vintage kimono fabrics. Please note that we will NOT be bringing kimono garments of any kind to this show. Those are reserved for the Cherry Blossom Festivals listed below. If you are coming to see us at the Marriott, please print out this page and present at check-out in order to get a show discount, or mention the password 'zen-sushi'.

2. 2016 CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVALS

This year's schedule for Cherry Blossom Festivals is as follows:

56th Annual Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival, Washington DC
Saturday, April 16th, 2016.

Sakura Sunday, Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia
Fairmount Park Horticultural Center, Sunday, April 17th, 2016

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Sakura Matsuri
Brooklyn, New York, Sat.-Sun., April 30th & May 1st, 2016

Links to all these events are on www.yokodana.com/venues

3. WEB SITE UPDATES:

We have completed the upgrade and conversion ofour website. In the process of doing this we also added some silk and cotton vintage fabric pieces. If you haven't yet seen-our new look, please visit us atwww.yokodana.com. We have a greatly improved user-friendly site with easy to use shopping cart and search features. We did lower the prices on our fabric pieces when we went to shipping-added pricing. Almost all fabrics will be less expensive for everyone.

4. OFFICE & SHIPPING SCHEDULE:

We will be closed and mostly off-line starting Friday, April 1st. Orders placed in our absence will still be accepted and processed. We return to the office Tuesday, April5th.



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