Learn the Japanese art of temari and how to wrap, measure and embroider a ball. Originally used as toys for children, temari balls became ever more intricate and ultimately became the decorative items they remain today. No experience required. Suitable for complete beginners and all abilities. The video tutorial takes you through each step of the process to produce one embroidered ball in the design shown. An alternative design is shown at the end of the tutorial.
Available in different colours- click on the photos to view colourway names - when purchasing please add in the notes/comments box which colourway you require. Please also state a 2nd choice if you have one. Base cotton colours provided will match. Please note that 'Mulled Wine' is out of stock, but should be available again by beg December.
Together with an online YouTube tutorial, the kit includes 3 different cotton perle skeins of thread, 1000 yard reel of polyester cotton, long darning needle, metallic silver or gold thread, one 60mm polystyrene ball, 40 pearl-headed assorted colour pins, paper tape, wool, colour photograph and full instructions.
To complete the project you will need both paper and embroidery scissors and and some old tights.
Postage and packing for destinations within the UK is included in the price. Please contact me for a price if you are outside the UK.
If you are buying as a gift, the kit and tutorial can be sent direct to the recipient at a time of your choice if details are supplied in the notes/comments box when completing your purchase.