Thursday, 3 December 2009

Temari Balls

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Japanese Temari balls are a symbol of perfection.
Click on the above links if you want to find out more about the history,
some instructions and more patterns.


Cathy said...

These Temari balls are gorgeous Shirley. I have often wondered how they were made. Looks pretty complicated to me. I had a look at the links. There are some amazing and complex designs. Bit too much for me though...haha.

BeadBag said...

Hi Cathy - the Japanese seem to have wonderful but complex 'crafts' - Japanese embroidery techniques are absolutely superb - but so exacting!

Judy S. said...

Thanks ever so much for these links, Shirley. I've been admiring these balls for a while now. Perhaps next year I'll give one a try! How's that little babe of yours? Growing fast, I'll bet.