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 at least 3 different colourway choices on the workshop.
Suitability - Advanced Suitable for students who have at least attended at least a level 2 temari workshop, or who have made a number of temari balls previously.
Date(s) Saturday 6th April 2019 (places available) Thursday 13th June 2019 (places available)
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 start measuring at the start of the workshop)
* 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 neutral coloured cotton for wrapping, which is not too dark. Please make sure the ball circumference is no greater than 30 mm.
All other materials and equipment will be provided. N.B. you will be provided with an 80mm poly ball and 6 full skeins of cotton perle thread and 1000 yards of cotton as part of your pack.
Cost £45 per person including all materials.
About the Workshop You should bring one prepared & 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 as in photograph above. There will be a range of coloured threads to choose from. You will also be shown how to work the design pictured below, which could be worked on any size ball.