Category Archives: Temari

Ta dah!

Last one! Once all of the middles are stitched, you can remove all of the pins, including the South Pole. Now you will take the second colour that you’ve chosen, and add 5 rounds to each section. I like to … Continue reading

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final temari post – part a – photo heavy

I know I promised that this would be it, but it’s just too long with so many photos so I’ve decided to split it in two parts and I’ll post the second part (it’s shorter) on Thursday. Tomorrow is yarn along … Continue reading

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the penultimate temari post – I promise

See intro here. See supply list here. See part 1 here.  See part 2a here. See part 2b here. See part 3 here. So, there’s one more small step to prepare the ball for embroidery – the obi and tacking down the marking threads. This particular pattern … Continue reading

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back in the temari saddle and hello instagram

I’ve been sucked into the Instagram world – so many beautiful pictures…. Join me here: carriefluter:  if you care for the odd silly dog, knitting or family life photo and let me know your link too! See intro here. See supply list here. See part … Continue reading

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temari part 2b

See intro here. See supply list here. See part 1 here.  See part 2a here. Today’s post will catch me up to what I had hoped to complete on Monday. You’ll need the paper strip that we used to measure the ball to find the … Continue reading

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monday, monday – temari part 2a

See intro here. See supply list here. See part 1 here. OK! So – here’s what we’ll need today: Ignore the stuff in the back, you will not need a razor blade or weird cork tubes. My daughter is an oboe player and this … Continue reading

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temari learner ball – part 1

See intro here. See supply list here. Just a reminder of the end goal – the learner ball uses a base colour of sewing thread and is embroidered with perl cotton and a metallic thread as well if desired. The … Continue reading

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temari supplies

You’ll need: 1 styrofoam ball – the one with the rough surface is much easier to work with. yarn – enough to completely wrap the ball and not thicker than sport weight. It matters not what colour, this will be … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

  I spent most of yesterday thinking it was Remembrance Day. I wore my poppy and at 11:11 I had a quiet moment and thought of how lucky I was to live in Canada and have the freedom that I … Continue reading

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