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Purple Star Temari

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Description
"Purple Star" temari is wrapped in white sewing thread with dark purple, sage green and light blue colored embroidery threads.
Measures about 3.5" in diameter.
Weight is about 2 oz.

~Temari is a folk art that was introduced from China to Japan over 500 years ago! Traditionally, the temari were constructed from the scraps of fabric and thread of old kimonos. The balls were originally made into play toys for children but soon became an art form with stitching becoming more decorative and detailed. Today, temari are regarded as a valued piece of Japanese history, and make cherished gifts as well!~

Each "mari" base for my temaris are made from scratch using plastic bags and wrapped with acrylic yarn and then wrapped with sewing thread. Then I hand stitch the designs on the ball with cotton embroidery thread.

Purple Star Temari


Overview

  • Materials: acrylic yarn, sewing thread, pearl cotton embroidery thread
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 31 reviews
  • Favorited by: 2 people