Fancy Flowers Temari is an advanced level course that includes patterns for three different temari – Mountain Laurel, Lillies, and Camellia.
Group these temari with others made in a pastel palette for a lovely decoration for spring in your home. The Japan Temari Association defines four different levels of difficulty and they designate these as Level 2 (advanced). To be successful, students are required to already be confident with making a round ball with a good surface for stitching and marking simple divisions and a combination 8 division. Students are also required to know basic temari stitching techniques such as starting and stopping, making wrapped bands (an obi), stitching pine needle designs and kiku herringbone, and have a good eye for placement of stitches without measuring.
Fancy Flowers Temari information
Type of project: Three temari balls
Size: Various size balls
Color choices: Colors as shown are given in the text.Students are encouraged to use other colors if they wish.
Supplies used: Standard ball making materials, #5 pearl cotton, metallic thread
Skill level: Advanced
Prerequisites: Students are required to know the skills listed in the course description
Timeline: 6 meetings
Text price: $40 (53 pages with color images)
Estimated supply cost: $25
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