Guinness World Record Award: the world’s fastest embroiderer, Naomi Katagiri’s Cross Stitch show

6 – 24 August, 2024

Special talk: August 8 14:00-15:00
(admission free but reservation recommended: call to book 03-3470-3119 )

“The familiar and elegant hobby of embroidery brings Sustainable Development Goals to life, and is awarded by Guinness World Records.”

Organised by Yamanashi Hemslöjd

Supported by Haandarbejdets Fremme 

Profile:
Naomi Katagiri graduated from Niigata University (Faculty of Law)  with a first-class degree in architecture. She was a former vice-president of Ishikawa Construction and now an activist as a chairperson of the Association for a New Future for Niigata Prefecture (No Nukes!). She has been passionate about cross-stitch embroidery as a member of Yamanashi Hemslöjd for 40 years.