An association centered around Nishijin Gasuri artisans, formed in February of 2015 to transmit the quality of Nishijin Gasuri items to others, as well as the quality of hand-woven products in general.
<Kasai Ikuko, manufacturing artisan at Nishijin Gasuri>
・ In 2003 she completed a master's course from the fine arts graduate school department of the Kyoto City University of Arts.
・ From 2003 to 2010 she worked as a part-time lecturer at that same university.
・ From 2010 onwards she has been a manufacturing artisan at Nishijin Gasuri, studying under the teacher Hiroshi Tokunaga.
・ From 2015 onwards Nishijin Gasuri she has reached independence as a manufacturing artisan at Nishijin Gasuri.She has opened her own workshop business under the name of Kasai Gasuri.