STAT4 Hand-embroidered Japanese Temari Balls

STAT4 Hand-embroidered Japanese Temari Balls

Friday November 20, 2020
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Studio 5: Stirling Street Arts Centre, Bunbury Western Australia


Temari balls were introduced to Japan 600 years ago by the Chinese and were originally made as toys for juggling, by winding kimono fabric tightly around itself to form a ball. Over time they have become more of an art form, with intricate stitching in many designs making them a beautiful decoration for the home. The technique has changed to wrapping yarn or thread around a circular base made from wood or styrofoam.

You can use temari balls as decorations in your home but if you are looking for a special present for friends or family, temari balls are also a treasured gift as they are a symbol of loyalty and friendship.

Join Maureen Brown for a morning of hand-embroidery and creating your own temari ball to take home, along with the skills to make many more.

Ages 18+

Materials: included.




Studio 5: Stirling Street Arts Centre
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