Saturday, August 15, 2009

Striped Obi Temari

This Pattern is from Barb Seuss's Book Japanese Temari : a colorful Spin on an Ancient Craft ( ISBN-10: 1-9333081-2-5). I really like this one and I think I will make some more in various shades.

A set I am making using the same threads

Friendship chain temari

A simple 8 division with interlocking squares

A simple 12 division with the same interlocking squares

Friday, August 7, 2009

Temari Neo C8

From Temari Traditions by Diana Vandervoort. Changed it a little as I am still learning to space my thread stitches, I also did not add two rows of yellow around the triangles. I will try this ball again at a later date.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

New Temari finished (S8)

I am working furiously on my temari and produced these two this week. I am learning all the basic stitches. This is a simple 8 division, I managed to space my stitching so that the threads dont buckle. I used metallic threads but the colour doesnt show so well on the one with the pink
its green with yellow.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Temari DVD

There is great DVD on Temari , it accompanies the book by Diana Vandervoort
It goes through all the patterns in the book, fantastic for those that like to see the stitches in action :)
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