For those who would like to develop their skills in this Japanese art, this design is called 'Interlocking Spindles where the ball is divided into six divisions. These traditionally geometric patterns will inspire you to create your own colour combinations and designs. They make lovely ornaments or gifts, and are great to hang on a Christmas tree or in the window.
Suitability - Intermediate Suitable for students who have attended the workshop 'Making a Temari Ball' or who have made a temari ball previously.
Date(s) This workshop will be run again on demand.
Times 10.00 am. to 4.00 pm. with 30 minutes for lunch Arrival: from 9.30 am.
Location Alstonefield Memorial Hall (The Village Hall) Postcode for Satnav - DE6 2FR Click for Directions
Refreshments Tea & coffee is provided throughout the day, with home baking Please bring your own packed lunch.
What you need to bring One pre-wrapped polystyrene ball* (so that we can begin measuring at the start of the workshop)
* Please use a 60 mm polystyrene ball, which should be wrapped to the cotton stage and be ready for measuring at the start of the workshop. For this workshop, you will find it easier to match colours if you wrap the ball in a neutral colour (similar to the ones pictured). All other materials and equipment is provided. N.B. you will be provided with a poly ball and as part of your pack, to replace the one you have wrapped.
Cost £45 per person including all materials
About the Workshop You should bring one pre-wrapped ball with you, ready for measuring (see above)*. You will learn to measure six divisions and work the Interlocking Spindles design as in the photograph above. There will be a range of coloured threads to choose from.