Temari - Japanese Thread Balls

Temari balls originated in Japan 5 or 6 hundred yrs ago and were originally constructed from the remnants of old kimonos - wadded up to form balls and then wrapped with stips of silk fabric.

Image courtesy of: http://nippon-kichi.jp The tradition of Temari threadballs is centuries old and found in both, Chinese as well as J...

Ŧhe ₵oincidental Ðandy: A Feast For The Eyes: The Artful Geometry of Japanese Temari Thread Balls

Ohhhhh my gosh. Why am I always the last to know? I don't think it's possible to feel more inspired by something more than I'm inspired by Temari (the Japanese art of yarn balls) right now. Seriously, I am officially...

Ohhhhh my gosh. I don't think it's possible to feel more inspired by something more than I'm inspired by Temari (the Japanese art of yarn balls) right now. Seriously, I am officially.

mini temari ball by komusume-Rita, via Flickr

More temari. Te (hand) Mari (ball) Originally made for Japanese children to play with.

Temari by Marcia Nehemiah ~ Temari or “embroidering the surface of a ball.”, is an ancient artform originating in China (8th century) & adopted by the Japanese (13th century). At first only the female servants of ladies in the Samuri class made temari, embroidering designs with silk thread on balled-up scraps of silk from old kimonos. By the 19th century, the craft spread & women made temari as toys for their daughters. In Japan, temari were used as charms & the designs had symbolic meaning.

Temari by Marcia Nehemiah ~ Temari or “embroidering the surface of a ball.”, is an ancient artform originating in China century) & adopted by the Japanese century)

Learn to mark a simple 8 division on a Japanese temari ball - YouTube

Temari - Temari balls are an folk art form that originated in China and were introduced to Japan five or six hundred years ago.

Japanese Temari Christmas Ornament :     Having begun in China and then introduced to Japan 500 to 600 years ago, temari is the ancient art of embroidering thread balls. Temari balls began as children’s toys but evolved into an art form as the silk stitching and designs became more intricate. With the introduction of cotton threads, temari was no longer exclusive to the aristocracy and the art of temari flourished. These treasured items are often given as gifts on special occasions and…

I love the blue and the flower shape.Japanese Temari Christmas Ornament : Having begun in China and then introduced to Japan 500 to 600 years ago, temari is the ancient art of embroidering thread balls. Temari balls began as children’s toys

Вышитые шары тэмари – альтернатива традиционным новогодним украшениям

Learn the ancient Japanese art of crafting Temari balls to earn a lot.

Explore Temari Challenge Group's photos on Flickr. Temari Challenge Group has uploaded 496 photos to Flickr.

Explore Temari Challenge Group's photos on Flickr. Temari Challenge Group has uploaded 496 photos to Flickr.

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