ICHIZAWA SHINZABURO HANPU - Manufacture & Sales of Canvas Bags



Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
Thank you to all of our loyal customers who came to our shop last year.

This year marks my 12th year since I started working at Ichizawa Hanpu as a craftsman.
For the past 11 years, I have enjoyed making bags so much so that not even once have I found the thought of going to work a chore.

Each New Year’s day, I have decided on new work goals and targets.
Although it is important to achieve my goals as are results, I believe that the process is the most important.
I wish to face my work while reflecting each day on what I should do and how.
My goal this year is to polish up the design of several bags that I had begun on a trial basis to the point where they can be placed on display and sold at our shop.
In my private life, I would like to further explore the intricacies of making spicy curry that I had started last year as a hobby.
My goal then this year, work-wise and in private, is to add a bit of spice to both my bags and curry.

Thanks to all our customers, we have made it through to our 115th Anniversary.
I would like to make further efforts and do a good job to make our customers happy.

We are looking forward to welcoming you again at our shop this year.

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