For those who would like to continue to learn different designs in this Japanese art, I have called this one Temari stars, as it is created by stitching in a star shape at each of the 12 centres. This design uses 6 different colours and is worked on an 80mm ball. The design covers the ball completely. There will be 2 different colourway choices on the workshop, as pictured right.
Suitability - Advanced Suitable for students who have at least attended at least a level 2 temari workshops, or who have made a number of temari balls previously.
Date(s) Saturday 19th November 2022 (4 places remaining) Times 10.00 am. to 4.00 pm. with 45 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-made biscuits mid-morning and cake mid-afternoon.
What you need to bring Packed lunch One pre-wrapped polystyrene ball* (so that we can begin measuring at the start of the workshop) (Pins and a needle are included with your kit and embroidery & paper scissors are provided for your use on the day. However you are welcome to bring your own sewing kit if you prefer).
* Please use an 80 mm polystyrene ball, which should be wrapped to the cotton stage and be ready for measuring at the start of the workshop. It is suggested that you use a pale coloured cotton for wrapping. Please make sure the ball circumference is no greater than 30 cm. . N.B. you will be provided with an 80mm poly ball with 6 full skeins of cotton perle thread and 1000 yards of cotton as part of your materials kit.
Cost £55 per person including all materials and access to a YouTube tutorial after the workshop.
About the Workshop You should bring one pre-wrapped ball with you, ready for measuring (see above)*. You will learn to measure out 10 'complex divisions with 12 centres and and work the star design with 6 different coloured threads as in photograph above. There will be a two different sets of coloured threads to choose from. You will also be shown how to work all of the designs pictured above, which could be worked on any size ball.