"Waraji" (wah-dah-jee) or Japanese rice-straw sandals are ancient woven footware. They can be woven from many different plant fibers and rope, as well as from synthetic cloth or strips of t-shirt. The technique I am researching and learning takes about 45min - 1hr per sandal just using your hands and feet as the loom, so if you already have the raw material ready you could make a pair in about 2hrs give or take...Read more > >
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