You can work at your own pace, on your own computer. I am available for questions by email at any time.
This class has video lessons!
Three detailed weekly text lessons include instructions for four different temari:
*make a ball
*make a bell box for the core
*mark a simple 10-division (includes online video)
*stitch a 5-point star layered with other stars (include online video)
*decorate the obi area (includes online video)
*make a hanger for the top
*make a tassel for the bottom
*tips on techniques
*glossary of terms in English and Japanese
*patterns for three extra temari using the same stitches as Echo Star
How to mark a simple 10 division
How to make a wrapped band for an obi on the equator of the ball
How to stitch a 5-point star
Class fee includes:
*all lessons (44 page text is a pdf on the DVD)
*videos on the DVD you can watch to learn how to mark the simple 10-division, wrap the obi, and stitch the star
*full kit (everything you need except scissors and pins)
*shipping to your home in US or Canada
*full support of the teacher by email
The kit includes enough supplies to make 4 temari (Echo Star and 3 smaller coordinating temari) with plenty of leftovers.... 4 cups rice hulls, 1 knee high stocking, 1 skein yarn (3 oz), 3 cones white overlock thread, paper strips for marking, 1 #3 Extra Long darner needle, 7 skeins DMC #5 pearl cotton thread, 1 card Nordic Gold metallic thread, 1 tape measure (may be different from the one shown in the photo).
You will need to supply small scissors and pins.